Port Houston continues growth in cargo

Port Houston continues to increase cargo due to the collision of steel and shipping containers.

Roger Guenther, governor of Port Houston, said that by August this week, cargo shipments increased by 7{7be40b84a6a43fc4fae13304fce9a2695859798abfc41afd127b9f8b21c5f9c5} to about 30 million tons across the Port Houston docks, with a 20-foot equivalent of a typical industrial measure for containers, namely TEU 11 Reported a percentage increase. At nearly 2 million TEU, Guenther reported that Port Houston will approach 3 million TEU by the end of this year.

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Port Houston operates, manages or rents eight public terminals with more than 70 docks where cargo such as containers and steel are unloaded. He is also a regional patron of the federally maintained Houston Ship Channel, which helps with the management of waterways and the environment.

And during the monthly port commission of the Houston Port Authority meeting this week, the commissioners approved up to $ 5.5 million contracts for professional services for engineering, design and project coordination of the expansion and deepening of the Houston Ship Channel.

The contract was awarded to TC & B / GBA, a joint venture between Turner Collie & Braden and Gahagan & Bryant Associates.

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Planned channel expansion and deepening will be the 11th major ship channel expansion project. The final expansion and deepening of the channel was completed in 2005.


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