Port of Houston Authority

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The Port of Houston Authority is a public authority that owns, operates, and leases general cargo and container terminals in the the Port of Houston. It provides cargo and passenger facilities aiming to promote trade and contribute to the economic development of the region.
HQHouston, TX, US

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)595
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Key People/Management at Port of Houston Authority

Ric Campo

Ric Campo

Roger Guenther

Roger Guenther

Executive Director
Thomas J. Heidt

Thomas J. Heidt

Chief Operating Officer
Erik Eriksson

Erik Eriksson

Chief Legal Officer
Tim Finley

Tim Finley

Chief Financial Officer
John Moseley

John Moseley

Chief Commercial Officer
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Port of Houston Authority Office Locations

Port of Houston Authority has an office in Houston
Houston, TX, US (HQ)
111 East Loop N
Houston, TX, US
P.O. Box 2562
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Port of Houston Authority Financials and Metrics

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Port of Houston Authority total Funding

$39.5 m

Port of Houston Authority latest funding size

$1.26 m

Time since last funding

6 months ago

Port of Houston Authority investors

Port of Houston Authority's latest funding round in November 2021 was reported to be $1.3 m. In total, Port of Houston Authority has raised $39.5 m
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Port of Houston Authority Operating Metrics

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152 m152 m

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Diversity and Inclusion at Port Houston

Diversity and Inclusion are important principles interwoven with Port Houston's core values to create a great place to work.

Dredging & Marine Permits & Licenses

Parties wanting to use Port of Houston Authority property must submit an application with sufficient detail to allow for a thorough evaluation of the application. Permission to use Port Authority property for appropriate purposes is granted by license or permit. Channel Development manages certain l…

Port Houston Commission Regular Meeting, Tuesday, April 26

The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. It will be conducted as a hybrid meeting and will start at 9:15 a.m. The Commissioners, executive leadership, and legal counsel will be present in the boardroom of the Port Authorit…

Port Houston Nears 1M TEU Mark in 1st Quarter of the Year

Container volume at Port Houston in March totaled 308,557 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs). That brings the total for just the first three months of 2022 to 903,383 TEUs, an increase of 20% year-to-date over last year’s record year.

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Career and Employment FAQs

Q: I have a TWIC. How do I get a job on the docks? A: The Port of Houston Authority does not hire any of the labor that works on the docks at the public or private terminals. To apply for those jobs, contact the various unions directly: ILA Local No. 24 (Longshoremen) 7811 Harrisburg […]
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Port of Houston Authority Blogs

Capital Enhancements to Support Rapid Growth

Unprecedented demand for cargo has impacted the entire supply chain causing record amounts of cargo. Port Houston is moving historic cargo volumes, but it is not without growing pains. That is why Port Houston is investing a total of $1.1 billion in capital enhancements over the next eig…

The After Life of a Container

Did You Know? A twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU), a container, a box - no matter what you call it, it is the most efficient way to move cargo overseas. As Marc Levinson notes in his book The Box, it has “made the world smaller and the world economy bigger,” allowing cargo to flow freely…

Doubling Gate Capacity at Barbours Cut Container Terminal

The post Doubling Gate Capacity at Barbours Cut Container Terminal appeared first on Port Houston.

Dreams Do Come True: First Women Graduates of RTG Certification Program

The global supply chain is in a time of evolution. With ships getting larger and cargo increasing, the constant focus on growth is undeniable. More equipment and upgrades to infrastructure will be necessary, but so is a properly trained workforce. Who will be the next generation of marit…

Celebrating Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Maritime Workforce

Maersk’s rainbow container made its way around the world to Port Houston’s Barbours Cut Container Terminal. This colorful container has served as a symbol of equity, inclusion and diversity where all employees, partners, and customers feel welcomed and can be themselves without judgment …
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Port of Houston Authority Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Port of Houston Authority founded?

    Port of Houston Authority was founded in 1911.

  • Who are Port of Houston Authority key executives?

    Port of Houston Authority's key executives are Ric Campo, Roger Guenther and Thomas J. Heidt.

  • How many employees does Port of Houston Authority have?

    Port of Houston Authority has 595 employees.

  • Who are Port of Houston Authority competitors?

    Competitors of Port of Houston Authority include Hamburg Port Authority, Kenya Ports Authority and Georgia Ports Authority.

  • Where is Port of Houston Authority headquarters?

    Port of Houston Authority headquarters is located at 111 East Loop N, Houston.

  • Where are Port of Houston Authority offices?

    Port of Houston Authority has an office in Houston.

  • How many offices does Port of Houston Authority have?

    Port of Houston Authority has 2 offices.