The Port of Houston Authority is governed by a seven-member Port Commission. Policy directives, administrative duties and managerial controls are implemented by the Executive Director. The Executive Director leads the executive leadership team made up of division chief officers, who are responsible for the upper management of the organization.







  1. Notice: The Houston Ship Channel above the I-610 (Sidney Sherman) bridge is open to ship traffic, but daylight restricted and limited to 106’ beam and 33’ draft. The Turning Basin is limited to 25’ draft upstream of City Dock 13 and City Dock 2.