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.

Date Release
February 28, 2024Port Houston Starts New Year on the Rise - Biggest January Record for Container Volumes
February 22, 2024Port Houston Regular Commission Meeting - February 29, 2024
February 08, 2024Port Houston Welcomes New Service - ZIM Shipping Company's Gulf Toucan calls Barbours Cut
January 31, 2024Port Houston Highlights 2023 Achievements - Increasing Capacity to Keep up with Growth Steadfast in Commitment to Community Stewardship
January 18, 2024Port Houston Regular Commission Meeting - January 23, 2024
January 17, 2024Port Houston Finishes 2023 Strong - Biggest December On Record for Loaded Exports
January 16, 2024Port Houston Community Grants Program Application Period Opens February 1
January 09, 2024Port Houston Closing Year Strong in Business and Community
December 19, 2023Port Houston Handles Nearly 3.5M TEUs Through November
December 12, 2023Port Houston Partners In Maritime Education
December 09, 2023Port Houston Regular Commission Meeting - December 12, 2023
December 09, 2023Belgian, Port Houston and partners sign Memorandum of Understanding on energy transition cooperation
November 30, 2023Port Houston Second Annual Posada
November 17, 2023Port Houston Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Approved
November 16, 2023Port Houston Breaks Export Record
November 13, 2023Significant Grants from TxDOT Strengthens Port Houston Infrastructure Development
November 09, 2023Port Houston Commission Budget Workshop
October 26, 2023Container Exports Continue to Thrive at Port Houston
October 23, 2023Port Commission Regular Meeting - October 24, 2023
October 10, 2023ILA Union Leader Alan Robb Appointed Port Houston Commissioner
October 03, 2023Port Houston Business Garners Great Interest
September 25, 2023Port Houston loaded exports up 10% year-to-date
September 13, 2023The State of Port Houston is Awesome
August 21, 2023Biggest July Ever for Container TEUs at Port Houston
August 08, 2023Transportation Secretary and Officials Cut Ribbon at Port Houston's Bayport Terminal Expansion Project
July 27, 2023Port Houston Welcomes Three New Cranes to Fleet
July 24, 2023Port Houston Commission Regular Meeting July 25, 2023
July 20, 2023Port Houston Plans Office Relocation to Historic Fifth Ward
July 18, 2023Steady cargo volumes at Port Houston
July 13, 2023Port Houston’s 2023 Community Grants Recipients Announced
July 03, 2023Cargo Demands Hold Steady at Port Houston
June 26, 2023Port Commission Regular Meeting June 27, 2023
June 15, 2023Port Houston Handles 1.5M TEUs through May
June 11, 2023Port Houston Ranked Number 5 U.S. Container Port
May 25, 2023Port Houston Releases Houston Ship Channel Economic Impact Study
May 19, 2023Port Commission Regular Meeting May 23, 2023
May 15, 2023Port Houston Volumes Buoyed by Strong Exports
May 01, 2023Port Commission Regular Meeting May 2, 2023
April 17, 2023Steady Container Export Growth for Port Houston
April 04, 2023Exports at Port Houston Remain Strong While Imports Soften
March 30, 2023Port Houston Expands Resin Packaging Footprint
March 29, 2023Port Houston Posts Strong February Amid Slowing Import Volumes
March 17, 2023Port Commission Regular Meeting March 20, 2023
March 06, 2023Port Houston February Business Highlights
February 21, 2023Container Volume Slips at Port Houston
February 17, 2023Port Commission Regular Meeting Feb 21, 2023
February 06, 2023First section of Houston Ship Channel expansion complete
February 01, 2023Port Houston Import Dwell Fee Effective Feb 1
February 01, 2023A Tremendous Year for Port Houston
January 24, 2023Port Commission Regular Meeting Jan 26, 2023
January 17, 2023Port Houston Posts Record Volume in 2022
January 10, 2023Ric Campo Reappointed Chairman of the Port Commission
December 19, 2022Port Houston surpasses 3.5 million TEU
December 09, 2022Port Houston Nears a Strong Finish to 2022
December 06, 2022Port Houston Commission Meeting, Tuesday, December 6
November 30, 2022Port Houston hosts its first Free Community Resource Fair: Posada with the Port
November 29, 2022Public Notice – 100 Acres of Container Yard at Bayport Container Terminal East End
November 28, 2022Port Houston Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Approved
November 21, 2022No Sign of Cargo Slow-Down at Port Houston
November 17, 2022Port Houston Commission Budget Meeting, Friday, November 18
October 27, 2022Port Houston Container Growth Continues and Container Tariff Amendments Authorized
October 20, 2022Port Houston Commission Regular Meeting, Thursday, October 27
October 17, 2022Port Houston Posts Another Strong Month
October 05, 2022Texas Governor Abbott Visits Nation’s Busiest Port
September 20, 2022Port Houston Commission Regular Meeting, Tuesday, September 27
September 19, 2022Port Houston Sets New Container Record
September 08, 2022Port Houston Moves Forward on Sustainability Action Plan
August 23, 2022Port Houston Posts New Record Volume
August 22, 2022Ric Campo Maritime Leader of the Year
August 09, 2022Port Houston at Mid-Year: Cargo Up 24%
July 21, 2022Port Houston Commission Regular Meeting, Tuesday, August 2
July 20, 2022Port Houston Continues Record-Breaking Container Volume
June 29, 2022Relentless Record Breaking at Port Houston
June 27, 2022Roger Guenther Appointed to the Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee
June 17, 2022Port Houston Invests $450 Million to Expand Houston Ship Channel
June 16, 2022USDA partners with Port Houston to Support Container Chassis Supply
June 14, 2022Special Port Commission Meeting set for Friday, June 17
June 08, 2022Port Houston Welcomes First Zero-Emissions Drayage Truck
June 02, 2022Houston Ship Channel Billion Dollar Expansion Starts
May 20, 2022Port Houston Commission Regular Meeting, Tuesday, May 24
May 18, 2022Roger Guenther Inducted into International Maritime Hall of Fame
May 17, 2022Port Houston Posts Busiest April Ever
May 03, 2022Port Houston Volume Surge Continues
April 18, 2022Port Houston Commission Regular Meeting, Tuesday, April 26
April 18, 2022Port Houston Nears 1M TEU Mark in 1st Quarter of the Year
April 04, 2022Port Houston Commits to Carbon Neutrality by 2050
March 28, 2022Port Houston Cargo Continues Record Pace
March 15, 2022Port Houston Commission Regular Meeting Monday, March 21
March 04, 2022Port Houston Statement Regarding Trade with Russia
March 01, 2022Port Houston Kicks Off 2022 with 19% Growth
February 28, 2022February 28, 2022 – Port Houston Rings in New Year with Massive Growth
February 17, 2022Port Houston Executive Director Roger Guenther Named to the International Maritime Hall of Fame
February 16, 2022Port Houston Commission Regular Meeting Thursday, February 24
February 10, 2022Three New Cranes Arrive at Port Houston
January 31, 2022Port Houston’s 2022 Community Grants Program Opens Feb 1
January 26, 2022Port Houston’s Best Year Ever – Best Yet to Come
January 25, 2022Port Houston annual TEUs set record with 15 percent growth
January 20, 2022Houston Ship Channel – A Big Winner to Help Strengthen the Nation’s Supply Chain
January 19, 2022Port Houston Commission Meeting set for January 25
January 11, 2022Port Houston Welcomes New Vietnam Direct Service
December 16, 2021Containers Surpass 3 Million TEUs at Port Houston
December 14, 2021PUBLIC NOTICE: Restoration and Upgrade Project at Barbours Cut Terminal Opportunity for Comment
December 09, 2021Houston Ship Channel Continues as #1 in Nation
December 01, 2021Port Houston Commission Meeting set for December 7
November 12, 2021Maxine Buckles named Port Houston’s First Chief Business Equity Officer
November 11, 2021Port Commission Budget Meeting set for November 18
October 28, 2021Cargo Continues to Move at Port Houston