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Monday, April 18, 2022

Port Houston Finishes Record First Quarter

Port Houston on the U.S. Gulf Coast is following in the footsteps of rival ports on the West and East coast in reporting its busiest start to the year

April 18, 2022
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Friday, January 28, 2022

Port Houston Handles Record 3.5 Million TEUs in 2021

Port Houston, the busiest container port along the Gulf Coast, has reported handling a record 3.5 million TEUs in 2021, surpassing its previous record set in

January 28, 2022
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Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Terminals at Port Houston Closed Today Due to Nicholas

Container terminals at Port Houston, the busiest port on the Gulf Coast, will be closed today as Nicholas makes it way up the Texas coast. An 8:15 a.m. update

September 14, 2021
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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%

August 25, 2021
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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

July 30, 2021
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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

July 28, 2021
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Monday, May 17, 2021
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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

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

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

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

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

August 10, 2018
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Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Houston Skyline At Sunrise

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

March 6, 2018
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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

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

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

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

November 10, 2015
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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

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

May 8, 2015
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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

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

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

February 24, 2014
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Thursday, September 5, 2013

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

September 5, 2013
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