The Port of Houston is sitting pretty atop twin economic engines. Its booming petrochemical sector is boosting exports, and its rapidly growing population base is fueling imports.
22 Jul 2013
Central Freight Lines will raise tariff rates 5.9 percent on average July 29, joining several less-than-truckload carriers taking general rate increases this summer.
18 Jul 2013
Octavio Maese-Cordero, owner of a trucking and shipping company in El Paso, Texas, has been sentenced to serve 18 months in prison for his role in a scheme to defraud...
01 Jul 2013
CenterPoint Properties has purchased six buildings, occupied by Exel Logistics, in Houston, for $42.6 million.
01 Jul 2013
Konecranes has received a $56 million order from the Port of Houston Authority for four super-post-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes and three rubber-tire gantry cranes.
28 Jun 2013
Harris County Commissioners Court in Texas has appointed Clyde Fitzgerald, a veteran labor leader, to serve as a member on the port commission of the Port of Houston Authority.
26 Jun 2013
Container tonnage at the Port of Houston Authority rose 10 percent year-over-year in May and 9 percent year-to-date, totaling 8 million tons...
25 Jun 2013
J.A. Billipp Co., a property and building developer, has teamed up with land owner Webber Properties to develop air cargo and other aviation-related facilities on 36.8 acres located near the north end of Ellington Airport in Texas.
21 Jun 2013
Universal Africa Lines today named its new 8,600 deadweight ton cargo ship “UAL Texas” at an event at the Cruise Terminal Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
18 Jun 2013
The Galveston County Rural Rail Transportation District has signed an agreement with Legacy Port Partners for a feasibility study for a new freight rail connection to Pelican Island...
17 Jun 2013
Port Freeport’s commission has unanimously elected John Hoss as chairman of the Texas port.