Though two trans-Pacific services were added to the US Gulf last year, questions persist about whether there will be enough ship capacity to handle the resins exports demand.
22 Apr 2016
The onset of new resin production in the Gulf Coast region will be good news for Gulf Winds International. The Houston-based distribution company expects booming petrochemical plant construction in the region to lead to a surge in containerized exports and transloading.
17 Mar 2016
Kansas City Southern Railway is resuming operations and reopening lines after severe flooding on the Louisiana-Texas border shut down intermodal service on both its main lines south and east of Shreveport.
15 Mar 2016
Kansas City Southern Railway has shut down intermodal service on both its main lines south and east of Shreveport after severe flooding on the Louisiana-Texas border. The railroad declined to comment to say when service would be restored and how much cargo was affected.
21 Feb 2016
Texas's non-container ports are in the middle of a multiyear boom brought on by construction of massive industrial plants that are being built around the ports of Brownsville and Corpus Christi to take advantage of the abundance of shale oil and gas flowing out of the Eagle Ford oil shale field in South Texas.
20 Feb 2016
Houston port is gearing up to handle a quantum leap in containerized exports of plastic resins that will be produced at the billions of dollars’ worth of petrochemical plants due to come on line in the next three or four years.
10 Feb 2016
Roadrunner Transportation Systems is adding less-than-truckload network capacity in Texas and Memphis and offering a guaranteed delivery service to expand business with industrial shippers.
14 Aug 2015
The Port of Houston hopes its smooth handling of thousands of diverted Asian import containers this year will convince shippers to stick with the Texas port instead of returning to more familiar West Coast intermodal routes.
28 Jul 2015
Roadrunner Transportation Systems has acquired Stagecoach Cartage and Distribution for $35 million, continuing the buying spree it embarked on in 2013 as merger and acquisition activity dominates the transportation and logistics industries.
23 Jun 2015
APM Terminals is transferring its lease at Houston’s Barbours Cut terminal to the port authority, which will market the 80-acre site to other users.
02 Jun 2015
Operations at the Port of Houston were largely unfazed — though officials are investigating some damage to equipment — after the torrential rain and flooding that swept through Texas last week.