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Frequently Asked Questions

Q Where do I get information about the free boat tour of the port?

A Click here for more information about the free boat tours on the M/V Sam Houston.

Q How can I apply for work on the docks?

A The Port of Houston Authority does not hire the workers on the docks including the longshoremen, the checkers, warehousemen and others. For those jobs, you need to apply directly with the appropriate union:

ILA Local No. 24 (longshoremen)
7811 Harrisburg
Houston, TX 77012
713-926-9461

ILA Local 28 (warehouse workers)
213 East Shaw Street
Pasadena, TX 77506
713-473-9436

ILA Local 1351 (clerks and checkers)
7524 Avenue N
Houston, TX 77012
713-923-2839

ILA Local 1530 (port maintenance)
14103 Morrinscott Dr.
Houston, TX 77049

Q How can I do business with the Port Authority?

A Click here to learn more about how to do business with the Port Authority.

Q Can I do business with the Port Authority if I am a small business?

A Yes – learn more about the Port Authority’s Small Business Development Program here.

Q How do I get a TWIC card?

A Click here to learn about TWIC and all the security requirements for access to Port Authority facilities whether to pick up a load of cargo, make a delivery or attend a meeting.

Q How can I lease property at the Port of Houston?

A The Port Authority’s Real Estate Department has various properties for lease. Learn more about them here.

For other information, call the Port Authority's main switchboard at 713-670-2400. An operator will direct your call to the appropriate office.


 

The Port of Houston Authority

111 East Loop North
Houston, Texas USA 77029
Phone: 713-670-2400

P.O. Box 2562
Houston, Texas USA 77252-2562

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111 East Loop North
Houston, Texas USA 77029
Phone: 713-670-2400

P.O. Box 2562
Houston, Texas USA 77252-2562

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