Press Releases

Port Houston’s commitment to publicly informing the media, community and our customers about significant events that happen within the port  network and beyond, is one of our core values. As the local sponsor of the Houston Ship Channel, we post press releases and announcements about our commission meetings, new trade services and important terminal-related updates. You can see our latest press releases below, which are downloadable in PDF format.


September 6 – Hurricane Harvey Recovery Statement, Port Chairman Janiece Longoria

August 31 – Port Houston Open for Business

August 16 – TLT Breaks Ground for New Container Yard at Port Houston

August 10 – Special Port Commission Meeting Set for August 14

August 4 – Bayport Container Terminal Gate Hours Extended Due to Growth

July 27- Port Houston Continues Strong Path Toward Growth

July 25- Port Houston Cranes “On the Way”

July 21- Port Commission, Board of Pilot Commissioners Regular Meetings Set For Tuesday, July 25

June 28- Port Houston Achieves Historic Milestones in June

June 22- Port Commission, Board of Pilot Commissioners Regular Meetings Set for Tuesday, June 27

May 24- Corps Visit Highlights Houston Ship Channel’s Importance to Nation

May 22- Port Commission, Board of Pilot Commissioners Regular Meetings Set for Wednesday, May 24

May 8- Port Houston to Host 2nd Annual JOC Gulf Shipping Conference

April 26- Port Houston Container Volumes Continue to Increase

April 21- Port Commission, Board of Pilot Commissioners Regular Meetings Set for Tuesday, April 25

March 31- Houston International Seafarers’ Center Honors Port Houston’s Executive Director Roger Guenther

March 22- Port Houston Cargo Volume Off to Solid Start in 2017

March 20- Port Commission, Board of Pilot Commissioners Regular Meetings Set For Tuesday, March 21

February 28- Big Impact- Port Houston’s Bayport Terminal Turns 10

February 14- Port Houston Fire Department Receives Meritorious Public Service Award

February 1- Port Houston Continues to Grow and Prosper

January 30- Port Commission, Board of Pilot Commissioners Regular Meetings Set for Tuesday, January 31

January 25- Houston City Council Reappoints Dean Corgey to Port Commission

January 18- Pasadena City Council Reappoints Roy D. Mease to the Port Commission

January 10- Janiece M. Longoria Reappointed as Chairman of the Port Commission

December 20- Harris County Commissioners Court Reappoints Clyde Fitzgerald to Port Commission

December 13- Port Houston Receives First Shipment of Automobiles at the Bayport RoRo Terminal

December 9- Port Commission Regular Meeting Set for Tuesday, December 13

November 17- Port of Houston Authority Rebrands as Port Houston

November 15- Port Commission for the Port of Houston Authority Approves 2017 Budget

November 14- Special Port Commission Meeting Set for November 15

November 10- Janiece Longoria Named 2017 Maritime Person of the Year

October 26- Strong Container Volumes Continue Steady Pace at Port of Houston

October 24- Port Commission Regular Meeting Set for Tuesday, October 25

October 12- Port Commission Meeting Update

October 5- Big Turnout at Breakbulk Americas 2016 Conference

September 28- Solid Business Activity Continues at Port of Houston Authority

September 22- Port Commission Regular Meeting Scheduled for September 27

September 12- Port of Houston Authority and Freight Shuttle International Sign Cooperation Agreement

September 1- Largest Ethane Facility in the World Starts Service at Port of Houston

August 18- Port Commission Grants Authorization and Increases Dredge Funding

August 16- Port Commission Special Meeting Set For August 17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  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.