The Port of Houston’s loaded container volumes jumped 46 percent in April, boosted by cargo diversions from the U.S. West Coast that appear to have had more staying power than some originally anticipated.
21 Apr 2015
BMW Group broke ground Tuesday on a vehicle distribution center at the Port of Galveston that the automaker will open next year to import and process approximately 32,000 vehicles a year.
13 Mar 2015
Longshoremen at Port of Houston’s largest container terminal are digging through a backlog of containers and will work well into the weekend after two vessels collided on Monday in the Houston Ship Channel, forcing the closure of the facility and leaving dozens of ships stranded.
12 Mar 2015
The Port of Houston’s Barbours Cut Terminal reopened Thursday afternoon, two days after a tanker and bulk carrier collided in the Houston Ship Channel, leaking a flammable chemical into the surrounding waters.
11 Mar 2015
After a banner year for freight and an unexpected tax revenue boost, U.S. inland waterways could see shovels in the ground on a list of long-overdue projects in the coming year, helping shippers move their commodities more efficiently.
11 Mar 2015
The Port of Houston’s largest container terminal was closed a second full day on Wednesday and so was part of the shipping channel it is served by, as authorities clear the mess caused by the Monday collision of two vessels.
10 Mar 2015
The Port of Houston’s largest container terminal was closed Tuesday until further notice after a tanker and bulk carrier collided on the Houston Ship Channel, causing a flammable chemical from the former to leak.
29 Jan 2015
The Port of Houston posted record container and steel volumes last year, with increases of 4.5 percent in loaded containers and 41.3 percent in steel shipments.
25 Nov 2014
The Port of Houston Authority has selected Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Inc. to design the first phase of a new rail line to the port’s Bayport terminal.
08 Oct 2014
The state of Texas will help fund the effort to continue replacing old drayage trucks at the Port of Houston with cleaner, more environmentally friendly models through a $3 million grant.
03 Oct 2014
Specialized truckload operator Daseke acquired Lone Star Transportation and will add the Texas-based heavy hauler to its growing family of trucking subsidiaries.