Monday, May 17, 2021
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Shipping

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...

May 17, 2021
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Thursday, March 19, 2020
Maritime News

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...

March 19, 2020
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Thursday, August 30, 2018
Houston Dike Proposal
Ports

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...

August 30, 2018
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Friday, August 10, 2018
Maritime News

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...

August 10, 2018
Total Views: 187

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Houston Skyline At Sunrise
Ports

Does Galveston Need A $14 Billion Storm Barrier?

By Jack Kaskey (Bloomberg) Chemical companies are pressing federal officials to spend billions of dollars on a coastal flood control system near Houston to protect petrochemical plants, oil refineries and...

March 6, 2018
Total Views: 6

Thursday, February 1, 2018
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Maritime News

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...

February 1, 2018
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Friday, December 11, 2015
Outbound containership on the Houston Ship Channel
News

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...

December 11, 2015
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Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Maritime News

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...

November 10, 2015
Total Views: 130

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Maritime News

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,...

June 24, 2015
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Friday, May 8, 2015
Maritime News

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...

May 8, 2015
Total Views: 689

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Maritime News

Houston Ship Channel Celebrates 100 Years

The Houston Ship Channel celebrated 100 years of service this week with a rededication ceremony of the opening of Houston's deep-water port.

November 11, 2014
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Friday, May 16, 2014
Maritime News

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.

May 16, 2014
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Monday, February 24, 2014
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Maritime News

Pilots Do Texas Chicken as Houston Ship Channel Chokes on Oil Traffic

It takes an expert pilot to pull off the Texas Chicken.

February 24, 2014
Total Views: 262

Thursday, September 5, 2013
Maritime News

New Fireboat for Port of Houston

The Port of Houston Authority has officially welcomed the first of a series of new high-performance emergency response vessels for enhanced security and fire fighting capabilities along the 25-mile-long port complex.

September 5, 2013
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Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Offshore News

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...

November 8, 2011
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Friday, August 26, 2011
Offshore News

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...

August 26, 2011
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