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Port of Houston speeds up Houston channel’s widening

The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority has moved to accelerate widening of the Houston Ship Channel, the nation’s busiest waterway. The port's Authority cooperates with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other representatives of the federal government to speed up the funding and the completion of a deepened and widened of the 52-mile federal waterway.

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Port of Houston achieves solid results for 2018

The Port of Houston announced that several records were broken in 2018, including that total tonnage at its that set a record of 35.7 million tons. This reflected an increase of 9% percent from 2017. Moreover, container twenty-foot equivalent units increased 10% to 2.7 million, which is a new record. The increased activity has led to a balance of imports to exports for the year of 50/50 import to export.

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