Port of Houston

Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Port of Houston Fended Off Hacking Attempt

Port of Houston Cranes at the Port of Houston by David J. Phillip/AP

The Port of Houston issued a statement Sept. 23 saying it had successfully defended against an attempted hack in August and “no operational data or systems were impacted.”

Alan Suderman | Associated Press
September 24, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

Houston Ship Channel Shut as Storm Hits Chemical Disaster Site

Port of Houston A ship is docked on the Houston Ship Channel, part of the Port of Houston. (Loren Elliott/AFP)

The Houston Ship Channel was shut April 7 as violent storms wracked the site of one of the worst Gulf Coast industrial disasters in 14 years.

Joe Carroll | Bloomberg News
April 8, 2019
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Port Houston Credits Teamwork With Other Ports for Strong Rebound From Harvey

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The Port of Houston, closed for a week after Hurricane Harvey, rebounded sharply in September with a 22% year-over-year increase in container traffic that would have been impossible without the sacrifice of others, the top official at the port acknowledged.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
October 31, 2017