The Port of Houston is sitting pretty atop twin economic engines. Its booming petrochemical sector is boosting exports, and its rapidly growing population base is fueling imports.
Port of Houston
27 Sep 2013
The Port of Houston handled 176,963 20-foot-equivalent units in August, down 5.4 percent from the previous month and 4.7 percent year-over-year.
22 Aug 2013
The Port of Houston handled 3 million tons of total cargo in July, up 4 percent year-over-year, and moved 21 million tons year-to-date, up 3 percent.
01 Jul 2013
Konecranes has received a $56 million order from the Port of Houston Authority for four super-post-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes and three rubber-tire gantry cranes.
28 Jun 2013
Harris County Commissioners Court in Texas has appointed Clyde Fitzgerald, a veteran labor leader, to serve as a member on the port commission of the Port of Houston Authority.
26 Jun 2013
Container tonnage at the Port of Houston Authority rose 10 percent year-over-year in May and 9 percent year-to-date, totaling 8 million tons...
24 Jun 2013
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey was judged the leading gateway for developers and users of industrial real estate in 2012 based upon its consistent cargo volumes and available blocks of industrial space within the immediate port area, according to a report by Jones Lang LaSalle.
18 Jun 2013
The Galveston County Rural Rail Transportation District has signed an agreement with Legacy Port Partners for a feasibility study for a new freight rail connection to Pelican Island...
08 May 2013
National Shipping of America plans to launch a fortnightly Jones Act domestic service between Houston and San Juan, Puerto Rico, using a U.S.-flag ship with capacity of 575 20-foot-equivalent units.
24 Apr 2013
The Port of Houston Authority’s commission has ordered four dockside electric container cranes from Konecranes Finland for Wharf No. 1 at Barbours Cut Container Terminal.
10 Apr 2013
Union Pacific has introduced an intermodal service between Barbours Cut Container Terminal in the Port of Houston and Dallas.
28 Mar 2013
The Port of Houston Authority’s port commission has approved two memoranda of agreement with the U.S Army Corps of Engineers for maintenance dredging at its two container terminals.