National Shipping of America plans to launch a fortnightly Jones Act domestic service between Houston and San Juan, Puerto Rico, using a U.S.-flag ship with capacity of 575 20-foot-equivalent units.
Port of Houston
24 Apr 2013
The Port of Houston Authority’s commission has ordered four dockside electric container cranes from Konecranes Finland for Wharf No. 1 at Barbours Cut Container Terminal.
10 Apr 2013
Union Pacific has introduced an intermodal service between Barbours Cut Container Terminal in the Port of Houston and Dallas.
28 Mar 2013
The Port of Houston Authority’s port commission has approved two memoranda of agreement with the U.S Army Corps of Engineers for maintenance dredging at its two container terminals.
28 Feb 2013
The Port of Houston Authority’s commission has approved the port’s 2013 operating budget, which reflects increases in operating revenue, net income and cash flow, during a special meeting.
24 Jan 2013
The Port of Houston Authority's container volume in 2012 was 18.5 million tons, Len Waterworth, the port authority’s executive director, reported at the port commission's regular monthly meeting.
18 Jan 2013
Houston City Council has appointed Dean Corgey, vice president of the Seafarers International Union Gulf Coast Region, to serve as a member of the port commission of the Port of Houston Authority.
09 Jan 2013
A joint session of the Harris County Commissioners Court and the Houston City Council has appointed Janiece M. Longoria as chairman of the port commission of the Port of Houston Authority.
13 Dec 2012
Total cargo volume in November at Port of Houston Authority facilities was up by 104,000 tons, or 5 percent, compared with last year; and year-to-date tonnage increased by 1.8 million tons, or 8 percent...
06 Dec 2012
The Texas Emission Reduction Program recently awarded $500,000 to truck manufacturer Vision Industries Corporation, nonprofit Environmental Defense Fund, Air Projects and project partners...
20 Nov 2012
Tonnage at Port of Houston Authority facilities in October was 6,000 tons, relatively steady compared with last year, showing a slight uptick of less than 0.5 percent, said Len Waterworth, PHA’s executive director, in his monthly financial report.
13 Nov 2012
Len Waterworth, executive director of the Port of Houston Authority, recently reorganized management to a structure based on collaborative teams with specific operations, to enhance efficiencies, drive profitability and ensure accountability.