Port Houston Records Best May Ever

Port Houston continues to make waves with another month of double-digit container cargo increases through the Houston Ship Channel and its best May ever for container TEUs.TEUs in May showed a 30% increase, with 288,127 TEUs compared to last year’s 222,250 TEUs for the same month. Year-to-date, Port Houston container terminals have recorded an increase of 8% over last year, with a total of 1,315,166 TEUs so far in 2021. ... [+]

Port Houston Takes Action to Accelerate Widening of Houston Ship Channel

The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority met in special session on April 8 and moved to accelerate widening of the Houston Ship Channel, the nation’s busiest waterway. “The Houston Ship Channel is open for business for all and will continue to be,” said Chairman Ric Campo. The Port ... [+]

Port Houston Continues to Shatter Records

The investments being made to Port Houston’s channel continue to pay off. As a result of the completion of the widening and deepening of its Bayport Channel and work on what’s known as the Bayport flare, Port Houston is seeing rapid growth in the size of ships calling its container ... [+]

Port Houston jumps to top 5 US container ports

Due to continued strong growth in loaded containerized cargo, Port Houston has surged higher in the rankings of the top container ports in the United States. Port Houston, which has been expanding rapidly in recent years, has climbed to become the fifth largest container port in the U.S., according to JOC ... [+]

Port Houston Names Chief Commercial Officer

Port Houston has named John Moseley Chief Commercial Officer, succeeding Ricky Kunz who has elected to retire from the Port of Houston Authority. Moseley served as senior director of trade development since 2010. In his new role, Moseley will take the lead in developing and executing Port Houston’s commercial strategy. ... [+]

Record-Setting Year for Port Houston

Port Houston business has grown consistently and solidly across all business lines, including achieving record-breaking performances and milestones in 2017. Highlights of the record-setting business and operational results for 2017 were announced during the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority first meeting of the year. “We are again on ... [+]

Port Houston added to MSC’s existing Indus service

Port Houston Executive Director Roger Guenther announced that Port Houston has been added to MSC’s existing Indus service. That container service, which employs nine 8,400 TEU vessels, already calls the U.S. East Coast, India, and the Middle East via the Suez Canal, and will begin calling the Bayport Container Terminal ... [+]

New SeaLand All-Water Service Calls Port Houston

Port Houston is the first US port of call in a new service between the US and Latin America called the Gulf Ocean Express, which is operated by SeaLand, the Intra-Americas ocean carrier of the Maersk Group. The direct all-water service connects Houston, New Orleans, Central America, Panama, and Colombia. ... [+]

Port Houston Reports Solid First Quarter Results

Year-to-date total tonnage for Port Houston through March is at 9.7 million, reflecting a 2% increase compared to the same period last year. Results showed that bulk material and steel were the primary drivers for the growth. “We continue to see positive activity for all sectors of business through Port ... [+]

Port Houston Cargo Tonnage Up 7% in 2018

The amount of cargo handled at Port Houston was up 7% through the first two months of 2018, signaling another strong year, reported Executive Director Roger Guenther. Through February, Port Houston terminals handled 6.1 million tons of cargo, which Guenther called an encouraging start for this year. He made the ... [+]

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