Port Houston Achieves Container Export Record

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Port Houston’s terminals achieved a container volume surge of 20% compared to the same month last year, reaching a total of 375,965 TEUs.

In the first two months of 2024, the US port has seen box volumes of 708,926 TEUs, translating to a 12% year-over-year increase.

Export volume grows

Furthermore, loaded export volumes continued to drive growth, registering a remarkable 25% rise in February compared to the previous year, totalling 145,766 TEUs.

Significant actions taken

Port Houston has taken significant actions in accelerating its Houston Ship Channel Expansion – Project 11. Curtin Maritime Corp. recently completed dredging a stretch of three and a half miles along the Houston Ship Channel.

Dredging contract secured

Moreover, Callan Marine has secured the final dredging contract for Project 11 led by Port Houston. This contract encompasses dredging the segment of the channel from Bayport Container Terminal to Barbours Cut Container Terminal. Notably, Callan Marine will employ the cleanest cutter-suction dredge of its type in America for this project.

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Source : Containernews