Port Houston is part of a critical infrastructure industry as identified by the Department of Homeland Security, and we continue to operate to keep the supply chain moving and keep commerce flowing to support our region and the nation.  This is important for our society’s stability and progress.

The health and safety of our employees, customers, and users continues to be our top priority. Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, our challenge has been to continue critical operations while minimizing the risk to our workforce and stakeholders.

Just as we are committed to health, we are committed to transparent communication. We will continue to post any COVID-related updates including operational updates, on our website.

Thank you for your continued confidence in Port Houston and we truly appreciate your partnership.

For questions or inquiries regarding this matter, please contact our Customer Care Line at 713.670.1111 or customercare@porthouston.com.




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Yes, our terminals are operating under normal hours. See hours below.

Gate Hours:

Hours of Gate Operations for Barbours Cut Container Terminal
Monday through Friday: 6 am – 7 pm (ingate closes at 6 pm)

Hours of Gate Operations for Bayport Container Terminal
Monday through Friday: 6 am – 7 pm (ingate closes at 6 pm)

Turning Basin Terminal hours can be found here.

We’ve implemented extensive routine deep cleaning and sanitization of our terminals and social distancing measures, among other procedures.

Although we don’t anticipate having future closures at this time, you can email phanews@porthouston.com to be added to our distribution list. Our team is prepared to continue our responsibility of moving the flow of commerce with safety as our top priority. Our employees are essential transportation workers. We also have a Customer Care Line ready to assist customers with business questions related to COVID-19 at 713.670.1111 or customercare@porthouston.com. You can also follow our official social media accounts for updates.

Despite challenges due to supply chain interruptions, COVID 19, and labor and equipment shortages, Port Houston posted the best numbers in its history. Port Houston processed a record nearly 3.5 million TEUs for the entirety of 2021. Steel imports saw a noticeable rebound in the third quarter and continued to climb with a subsequent 93 percent growth in the final month of the year. Bagged goods, auto imports, lumber and wind power equipment all demonstrated increases from the previous calendar year. Click to read more.

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