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Security and Access

Possession of TWIC does not guarantee access to Port of Houston Authority terminals. Access is determined by Business Need + Approval + TWIC. Only Ship Agents, Port Authority Tenants and Port Authority employees are allowed to submit gate lists for this terminal. Contact the appropriate party for your company to be included on the gate list.

Truck Drivers are required to present valid TWIC at all cargo vehicle entry points. Truck Drivers proceed first to Pre-Gate located at 600 E Barbours Cut Blvd to receive Gate Pass, before proceeding to Stage 2 Gate, located at 1819 E Barbours Cut Blvd.

Taxi Cabs are not allowed entry at Barbours Cut Terminal.

Vendors/Visitors shall be placed on the gate list by the appropriate party as listed below. Contact the appropriate ship agent, Port Authority tenant or Port Authority employee for gate list approval. Vendors /Visitors are allowed access through Gate 12, located at 1717 E. Barbours Cut Blvd, or Gate 4, located at 2011 E. Barbours Cut Blvd.

Ship Agents shall file their gate lists electronically using the electronic Visitor Management System, for all visitors, vendors and crew members by specific ship, according to current security procedures. Contact the ship agent for access to a vessel.

Port of Houston Authority Tenants shall file their gate lists electronically using the Visitor Management System for all visitors and vendors required for specific work, according to current security procedures.

Port Authority Employees shall file their gate lists electronically using the Visitor Management System for all visitors, vendors, and contractors requiring access for specific work.

Contact Port Police at 713-670-3600 for more information.

The Facility Security Officer (FSO) for this facility is Jorge Torres, 281-291-6081.


 

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

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

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