Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Port Houston Reports Record Container Volumes in July
Port Houston eked out its busiest month ever for containers in July, handling 297,621 twenty-foot equivalent units. The figure marks an increase of 27% year-over-year and an increase of just...
Friday, July 30, 2021
Port Houston Container Terminals Reopened After ‘Hardware Failure’
Port Houston says its two container terminals have reopened after a “hardware failure” halted operations on Tuesday. Truck traffic and access to the port’s terminal operating system, N4, and it’s...
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Port of Houston Container Terminals Shut Due to ‘Hardware Failure’
Update: Port Houston’s container terminals remain shut Thursday morning. An update is expected soon. The Port of Houston’s two container terminals are currently shut as a result of a “hardware...
Monday, May 17, 2021
Project to Widen and Deepen Houston Ship Channel Breaks Ground
The Port of Houston has started construction on the project to widen and deepen the 52-mile Houston Ship Channel. The project, known Project 11, will widen the channel by 170...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Operations Suspended at Port Houston Container Terminals After Worker Tests Positive for COVID-19
Update: Port Houston container terminals are set for reopening for regular business March 20. Full statement at the bottom. Port Houston has suspended operations at its two container terminals after...
Thursday, August 30, 2018
Houston Eyes Exotic Bonds To Pay For A $15 Billion Dike
by Jack Kaskey (Bloomberg) — A massive dike to hold back storm-driven floods surging in from the Gulf of Mexico was first proposed after Hurricane Ike devastated the Houston-area coast a...
Friday, August 10, 2018
New Super Post-Panamax Cranes Arrive at Port of Houston
The Port of Houston’s Bayport Container Terminal welcomed this week the arrival of three new Super Post-Panamax cranes, highlighting of the port’s $100 million investment in port upgrades to handle the increasingly...
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Port of Houston Sets New Annual Tonnage Record in 2017
The Port of Houston set new records in 2017 in terms of overall tonnage and TEUs handled, the Port of Houston Authority revealed this week. Port Houston facilities reached the...
Friday, December 11, 2015
Port of Houston Surpasses 2 Million TEU Mark in 2015
The Port of Houston has for the first time ever handled more than 2 million TEU in 2015, the Port of Houston Authority announced Thursday. The new record beats the previous...
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Largest STS Crane in North America Commissioned in Houston
The Port of Houston Authority has commissioned the first of four new Super Post-Panamax STS cranes at its Barbours Cut Container Terminal. The four electric, semi-automated ship-to-shore cranes stand...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Maersk Line Will Continue Houston Port Calls After APM Terminals Exit
The world’s biggest shipping company, Maersk Line, and its affiliated shipping services, SeaLand and Safmarine, has agreed to continue to call at the Port of Houston after APM Terminals,...
Friday, May 8, 2015
Offloading Giant Cranes from a Ship – Here’s How It’s Done [VIDEO]
The arrival of four new Super Post-Panamax container cranes at the Port of Houston had a lot of people wondering exactly how they are going to offload the cranes from the deck...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Friday, May 16, 2014
Port of Houston’s New State-of-The-Art Fireboat Fleet Nearly Complete
Just two more weeks until the Port of Houston sees the arrival of the third of three new high-performance emergency response vessels.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Pilots Do Texas Chicken as Houston Ship Channel Chokes on Oil Traffic
It takes an expert pilot to pull off the Texas Chicken.
Thursday, September 5, 2013
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Kinder Morgan to Invest in $400M Oil Terminal on Houston Ship Channel
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (KMP) said it will invest in Battleground Oil Specialty Terminal Co., a venture with TransMontaigne Partners LP (TLP) that will build a $400 million oil...
Friday, August 26, 2011
GAO: Coast Guard, FBI must beef up security plans for maritime energy supply
Photo courtesy OneEighteen via Flickr HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–The U.S. Coast Guard and the Federal Bureau of Investigation must develop a joint national plan to prevent terrorist attacks on maritime oil...
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