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Solid Business Activity Continues at the Port of Houston Authority

“Container activity is solid at the Port of Houston Authority,” Executive Director Roger Guenther announced in his report to the Port Commission today, during its regular September meeting. “Container TEUs are within one percent of last year’s volume, and in fact,” he added, “August 2016 container volume was up 5%.” The Port Authority’s general and container cargo facilities collectively handled more than 23 million tons of total tonnage through August. The ... [+]

Port of Houston Authority Business Remains Solid

The Port of Houston Authority continues to deflect the softness in the upstream oil and gas sector “due to a sound execution of its business model,” Executive Director Roger Guenther shared in his report to the Port Commission during its regular monthly meeting on May 24. Container operations showed strength, while ... [+]

POH Supports Container Weight Mandate

The Port of Houston Authority (POH) supports a new requirement to verify the gross weight of a loaded container before it is accepted by an ocean carrier for transport. The requirement, which goes into effect July 1, 2016, is an amendment approved by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to the Safety ... [+]

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