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Port of Houston Authority
News and analysis covering the Port of Houston Authority, which is responsible for the Port of Houston, the biggest port on the U.S. Gulf Coast for container shipping.
16 Oct 2017
Port of Houston Authority Senior Director of Trade Development John Mosley describes the port's quick rebound from the de
25 Aug 2017
Cargo transportation providers along the Texas coast are preparing for major disruptions from Hurricane Harvey.
20 Jul 2017
Port Houston's Roger Guenther on 2016 context, expectations for 2017, resin market impact and $1.3 billion infrastructure investments plans.
28 Apr 2017
Twenty-two days of heavy fog during January and February weren't enough to stop growth at Port Houston.
23 Sep 2016
A heavyweight fight is shaping up in the Texas Legislature over proposals to allow trucks to carry heavier loads over the state’s highways.
22 Sep 2016
The Port of Houston Authority said Hanjin Shipping containers at the port have been cleared for release.
21 Sep 2016
The Port of Houston Authority said Hanjin Shipping had agreed to pay terminal charges to clear the way for the port authority’s release of 380 Hanjin containers.
20 Sep 2016
Port authority says bankrupt carrier has paid terminal charges.
19 Sep 2016
Carrier's boxes aren't being allowed in or out of port's terminal gates.
09 Sep 2016
The Port of Houston Authority is exploring the possible use of an innovative technology that would move containers to and from port terminals.
27 Jul 2016
The Port of Houston’s overall container volume passed 1 million 20-foot-equivalent units for the first half of the year.
15 Jun 2016
Growth may soon slow for ports on the so-called Mediterranean of the Americas.
14 Jun 2016
A new Panama Canal container route to the U.S. Gulf from Asia will replace and build on an intermodal rail service that Maersk Line launched via Mexico.
03 Jun 2016
Pressure is building on U.S. maritime regulators to quickly decide whether ports and container lines can hash out details on a strategy that could dramatically simplify exporters’ meeting the SOLAS container weight rule.
21 May 2016
Liability, costs and technology are just a few of the questions.
19 May 2016
Container lines and U.S. ports have asked the U.S. maritime regulator for permission to get together to craft a common strategy for dealing with SOLAS.
18 May 2016
Port of Houston Executive Director Roger Guenther and JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett got together on the sidelines of the 16th TPM Conference to talk about how the port benefited from diversions caused by 2014 and 2015’s labor dispute and the numerous trends the port expects to shape its future.
28 Apr 2016
The Port of Houston has announced how it will handle the SOLAS verified gross mass rule.
23 Mar 2016
The Port of Houston’s loaded container volume last month was 1 percent above February 2015, when the port was seeing a surge in volume from diversions caused by U.S. West Coast port congestion.