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Info for Steamship Lines

The Barbours Cut Container Terminal is designed for convenient and efficient cargo handling. Located at Morgan's Point on the northwest shore of Galveston Bay, the terminal is less than four hours by ship from the Gulf of Mexico.

A schematic of the facility can be found here in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)*.

The broker's manual in PDF format explains how to use the Port Authority’s online WebAccess system to make and monitor bookings, view vessel schedules, create reports, and check container availability.

The steamship line manual in PDF format shows you how to manage your user profile, generate gate reports, handle bookings, and track containers.

Barbours Cut Advantages:
Channel Depth: 40 feet (12.19 m) at mean low tide. Future design for 45 feet.
Berths/Vessel Accommodations: 6,000 feet of continuous quay.
Cranes: 4 Post Panamax (16 wide), 5 Panamax (13 wide). Future plans for Super Post Panamax

Wharf Cranes: view schematics for:
Numbers 1-2, 5-8
Numbers 3-4, 9-10

Wharf crane specs can be seen here.

Specifications for the Barbous Cut Terminal can be seen here.

Container Yard: 230 acres pave marshalling area with 27,681 TEU's of grounded space, grounded RTG operation with 2,702 wheeled slots for reefer and OOG cargo, 392 reefer slots.

RTG Fleet: 36 RTGs

Gate: Automated gate system, 14 inbound and 12 outbound lanes; Optical Character Recognition at out-gate; access to all major freeways.

Rail: On-site 42-acre rail ramp with 4 working tracks, 5 storage tracks and 900 parking spaces

Tariff: Port of Houston Authority Tariff 14.

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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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Houston, Texas USA 77029
Phone: 713-670-2400

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Houston, Texas USA 77252-2562

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