Port Houston Takes Action to Accelerate Widening of Houston Ship Channel

Port Houston Takes Action to Accelerate Widening of Houston Ship Channel

The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority met in special session Monday and moved to accelerate widening of the Houston Ship Channel, the nation’s busiest waterway. “The Houston Ship Channel is …
Apr 11, 2019 /  Curious
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for mv Houston with Koch

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for mv Houston with Koch

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract …
Feb 22, 2019 /  Vessels
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
d’Amico International Shipping announces the sale and lease back of the LR vessel Cielo di Houston

d’Amico International Shipping announces the sale and lease back of the LR vessel Cielo di Houston

d’Amico International Shipping S.A. (Borsa Italiana: DIS) (DIS), an international marine transportation company operating in the product tanker market, announces that its operating subsidiary d’Amico Tankers …
Jan 8, 2019 /  Vessels
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
Port Houston Reports Solid Mid-Year Growth

Port Houston Reports Solid Mid-Year Growth

Port Houston moved 1.3 million container TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) through the first six months of 2018, a six percent increase from 2017, Executive Director Roger Guenther announced in his report to the Port …
Aug 3, 2018 /  Vessels