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Dachser Peru transports locomotives

Dachser Peru, subsidiary of the global provider of logistics solutions Dachser, announced on June 23 that it has successfully delivered two locomotives to a major railroad customer in Peru. Weighing over 180 tons each, the units were initially received at the Port of Houston in the U.S. and then delivered right to the customer facility located in Lima, Peru. “As Peru continues to develop its railroad infrastructure, we are especially proud ... [+]

Houston Port Commission Approves 2018 Budget

The Fiscal Year 2018 Operating and Capital Budget was approved on November 14 during a special meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. Solid financial performance is expected to continue in 2018. Port Houston projects total revenue growing 9% over the 2017 mid-year forecast, fueled by container ... [+]

Strong Container Volumes Continue Steady Pace at Port of Houston

“We fully expect to top last year’s container volume with another record year in 2016,” reported Port of Houston Authority Executive Director Roger Guenther to the Port Commission during a recent meeting. The Port Authority has handled more than 1.6 million TEU through its container terminals to date this year, ... [+]

Port of Houston Authority and Freight Shuttle International Sign Cooperation Agreement

The Port of Houston Authority and Freight Shuttle International (FSI) announced Friday that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding a Joint Project to Evaluate Freight Shuttle Deployment Options in Port of Houston Area. The signing preceded a Demonstration of the Autonomous Freight Shuttle System, held in Bryan, TX, ... [+]

New Container Service Starting at Port of Houston

In anticipation of increased opportunities for inbound consumer goods and outbound industrial commodities, Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co. have joined forces to operate a new direct all-water container service between the U.S Gulf and Asia. The new service by the 2M Alliance features the “Lone Star Express” by MSC and ... [+]

Business Steady for Port of Houston

During the month of February, nearly 3 million tons of cargo crossed Port of Houston Authority docks. Today, in his report to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority at its regular meeting, Executive Director Roger Guenther stated that this steady business “demonstrates the Port Authority’s resiliency, and ... [+]

New Temp-Controlled Facility for Port of Houston

Phase I of a 300,000-sq.-ft. temperature-controlled cargo facility will be built at the Port of Houston Authority’s Bayport Container Terminal. The facility is being built by AGRO Merchants Group, which provides cold supply chain operations globally. Upon completion, the new facility will add significantly to the state-of-the-art infrastructure that’s already in ... [+]

Port of Houston Sets Records for 2015

Preliminary operating and financial results show that the Port of Houston Authority had a remarkable 2015, setting new records in container movements and cargo tonnage and growth. In 2015, the Port Authority handled 30.5 million tons of cargo at its facilities, surpassing the record set in 2014 of 30.3 million ... [+]

2 Million TEUs: New Record Set by Port of Houston Authority

As of December 10, the Port of Houston Authority has surpassed 2 million TEUs handled for 2015, setting a new record and solidifying its position as the leading container port on the U.S. Gulf Coast. The unprecedented performance so far in 2015 beats the previous record of 1.96 million TEUs set ... [+]

Port of Houston Commissions New Super Post-Panamax STS Crane

The Port of Houston Authority has commissioned the first of four new Super Post-Panamax ship-to-shore (STS) cranes at its Barbours Cut Container Terminal. The four 30-story high electric cranes are the largest ever constructed by Konecranes, and currently stand taller than any other marine cranes in North America. The cranes were ... [+]

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