Port Freeport, Texas, in August opened 20 newly paved acres for handling growing roll-on, roll-off (ro-ro) cargo from original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
Port of Freeport, Texas
Port of Freeport, Texas
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13 Apr 2018
Without the delays of the nation’s other coasts, and with a growing population and the desire of companies to place inventory closer to customers, the US Gulf region’s ports have a competitive edge and are poised for business wins.
20 Nov 2017
US Gulf ports’ share of the nation’s container trade has been inching up for several years.
01 Sep 2017
The reopening of terminals, repairs to rail lines, and moves toward more normal vessel operations are important steps in untangling supply chains twisted by Hurricane Harvey.
31 Aug 2017
Ship pilots planned to begin guiding smaller ships through the Houston Ship Channel on Thursday.
30 Aug 2017
Houston and several other Texas and Louisiana ports hope to restart operations by Labor Day.
29 Aug 2017
Logistics impacts from flooding in Houston and other parts of southeast Texas continue to spread.
25 Aug 2017
Cargo transportation providers along the Texas coast are preparing for major disruptions from Hurricane Harvey.
22 Aug 2017
The site, known as Parcel 14, is part of the port’s effort to expand its container and vehicle shipment business.
16 Aug 2017
The Freeport project comes as several polymer plants in Texas and Louisiana prepare by early 2018 to begin production.
26 Nov 2016
US Gulf ports have gotten a taste of Asian all-water container services and are hungry for more.
09 Nov 2016
Things could be better, but they also could be a lot worse for breakbulk and project cargo shipping in US Gulf ports.
28 Aug 2016
With ample room for expansion, Hoegh Autoliners chooses the Texas port for U.S. ro-ro imports and exports.
09 Jun 2014
Port Freeport is expanding its container-handling operations to meet expected growth in petrochemicals shipments.
20 May 2014
No one could confuse Port Freeport, Texas, with a large, mainline port with direct services by mega-ships capable of carrying 8,000 20-foot container units.
17 Jun 2013
Port Freeport’s commission has unanimously elected John Hoss as chairman of the Texas port.