Houston has a problem, but it’s a good one to have. The biggest challenge for the Gulf of Mexico’s dominant container port may be expanding its facilities quickly enough to stay a jump or two ahead of demand.
26 Feb 2014
Containerized cargo at Gulf ports is benefiting from a north-to-south shift in U.S. population growth, growth in the region’s automotive and chemical industries and investment in container-handling facilities.
21 Feb 2014
Gulf ports are looking to intermodal rail in an effort to extend their reach farther inland for containerized cargo.
12 Feb 2014
Craig Meyer, president of Jones Lang LaSalle’s industrial brokerage team, advises clients that are looking for warehouse space in hot markets such as Southern California, Northern New Jersey and Dallas to focus on the property that best suits their needs and to move decisively to close the deal.
03 Feb 2014
Roger Guenther, deputy director of operations at the Port of Houston Authority, has been named executive director followi
29 Jan 2014
The Port of Mobile, Ala., will remain closed today, but several other marine terminals planned to resume normal service after closing yesterday because of an ice storm that hit southern states from Virginia to Texas.
21 Nov 2013
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.
03 Oct 2013
National Shipping of America has expanded its Isla Verde Express service with the addition of a southbound call at Port Everglades, Fla.
27 Sep 2013
The Port of Houston handled 176,963 20-foot-equivalent units in August, down 5.4 percent from the previous month and 4.7 percent year-over-year.
03 Sep 2013
IAG Cargo will launch a new air cargo route from London Heathrow to Austin, Texas, in March 2014, and will offer an additional export route for the area’s expanding technology hub.
22 Aug 2013
The Port of Houston handled 3 million tons of total cargo in July, up 4 percent year-over-year, and moved 21 million tons year-to-date, up 3 percent.