New cranes for the Barbours Cut Terminal move along the Houston Ship Channel Cranes are shown approaching Barbours Cut, where vessel is then docked These cranes are offloaded and set up to be handling cargo
In addition to containerized cargo, the terminal has fast turnaround for RO/RO and project cargo. The terminal is located at the mouth of Galveston Bay and is 3.5 hours sailing time from the Gulf of Mexico.
The terminal's six berths provide 6,000 feet of continuous quay. Nine wharf cranes ensure efficient and reliable handling of containers. The facility also includes a roll-on/roll-off platform, a LASH dock, 230 acres of paved marshaling area, 255,000 square foot of warehouse space and acres of open marshaling and storage area.
A computerized inventory control system tracks the status and location of individual containers. The terminal also features electronic data interchange capabilities. A comprehensive refrigerated food warehouse is located near the terminal. Combined with competitive tariff rates, this facility's efficiency makes it an ideal port of call for shippers with cargo originating from or destined for the US Midwest and West Coast.
The Port of Houston Authority is committed to providing a safe environment for all employees, contractors and visitors alike. Our safety policies are based on the principal of Zero Injuries, with absolutely no tolerance of unsafe conditions or behaviors. Our safety management system integrates visible safety leadership by management, written safety standards, and continuous safety improvements.
111 East Loop North
Houston, Texas USA 77029
P.O. Box 2562
Houston, Texas USA 77252-2562