Port Houston Secures New CMA CGM/Marfret MedCaribe Service

Port Houston Secures New CMA CGM/Marfret MedCaribe Service

New service will connect Houston to Mexico, Central America, Caribbean and the Mediterranean Port Houston received the maiden voyage and is the only U.S. port of call for a new direct service that global ocean carrier …
Aug 7, 2019 /  Vessels
Port Houston Sets Records on Container and Steel Volumes; Moves Forward on New Expansions

Port Houston Sets Records on Container and Steel Volumes; Moves Forward on New Expansions

The planned expansion of the truck gate at Port Houston’s Barbours Cut Container Terminal is set to begin after approval of a contract for the work by the Port Commission. The project consists of about 23 acres of …
Aug 2, 2019 /  Curious
Army Corps Tours Houston Ship Channel

Army Corps Tours Houston Ship Channel

Port Houston continues its focused effort to obtain federal authorization to widen and deepen the Houston Ship Channel. Port Commission Chairman Ric Campo joined Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army …
Jul 9, 2019 /  Curious
Port Houston Continues Its Growth Momentum

Port Houston Continues Its Growth Momentum

Citing continued increases in tonnage, including resin exports, Port Houston Executive Director Roger Guenther provided a report of solid operating results to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority, at its …
May 23, 2019 /  Curious
Port Houston Delivers Strong Performance in 2018

Port Houston Delivers Strong Performance in 2018

Balanced Cargo Keeps Port Well-Positioned for Continued Growth Year-end results show that Port Houston’s business continues to be solid. “With the leadership and guidance of our Commission, our port …
Jan 31, 2019 /  Curious
Konecranes wins order from Port Houston for eight Konecranes RTGs

Konecranes wins order from Port Houston for eight Konecranes RTGs

Konecranes has won an order from long-term customer Port Houston, USA, for eight Konecranes RTGs equipped with hybrid power packs. These will be the first Konecranes hybrid RTGs to be delivered. The cranes will be …
Dec 4, 2018 /  Curious
Port Houston Posts Robust Container Growth

Port Houston Posts Robust Container Growth

Container volume at Port Houston container terminals remains vigorous as cargo movement continues to lead last year’s pace showing a 10 percent growth through the third quarter. In 2015, history was made when Port …
Nov 1, 2018 /  All
Port Houston Continues to Shatter Records and Investments to Its Bayport Channel Continue to Yield Results

Port Houston Continues to Shatter Records and Investments to Its Bayport Channel Continue to Yield Results

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 …
Sep 27, 2018 /  Curious
Port Houston Jumps to Top 5 U.S. Container Ports

Port Houston Jumps to Top 5 U.S. Container Ports

Due to continued strong growth in loaded containerized cargo, Port Houston (see more port info at CruiseMapper) has surged higher in the rankings of the top container ports in the United …
Sep 4, 2018 /  Curious
New Cranes Arrive at Port Houston’s Bayport Terminal

New Cranes Arrive at Port Houston’s Bayport Terminal

Multiple crane deliveries to Bayport’s newly constructed wharf reflect $100M investment The arrival of three new 270 foot-tall Super Post-Panamax cranes to Port Houston’s Bayport Container Terminal yesterday …
Aug 8, 2018 /  Curious