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Barbours Cut Specifications

Barbours Cut Channel

  • The channel is 1.3 nautical miles in length
  • The channel is 300' wide and has a federally authorized depth of 40"
  • Port of Houston Authority berths are 150' wide and dredged to match the channel
  • The turning basin is 1600' in diameter which allows vessel length of up to 1333'

PHA Wharf/Dockside

  • The design draft is 40' at the lash dock and docks C1 through C6
  • The lash dock: up to a 900' vessel length
  • Dock C1 through C6: 1000'
  • Dock C7: 1000', design draft 32'

Warehouse and Break Bulk Terminal

  • 1 x 1000,000 square foot warehouse with 58 acres of paved cargo handling area
  • 50 slot USDA ramp

Acreage

  • Barbours Cut has 235 acres of developed land
  • C1 25 acres
  • C2 23 acres
  • C3 19 acres
  • C4 27 acres
  • C5 36 acres
  • Building and gates 33 acres
  • Dock 14 acres
  • Warehouse/Break Bulk Terminal 58 acres

Grounded and Wheeled Storage

  • 27,680 TEUs of grounded storage
  • 2700 wheeled slots including 392 reefer slots (440V)

Steamship Lines Serviced

  • ACL    Atlantic Container Line
  • ALI      Alianca
  • CHS   Cosco North America
  • CNI     Compania Chilena
  • CPL    Compania lIBRA lINES
  • HLC    Hapag Lloyd
  • HSC    Hanjin
  • HSD    Hamburg Sud
  • NYK     NYK Line
  • OOC    OOCL
  • SSA     Shipping Co. of Saudi Arabia

Marine Fire Department

  • 24/7 Fire Department response
  • Fire Department equipped with 1 pumper truck and 1 hazardous response truck

Inbound and outbound gates consist of 4 stages that are equipped with LA King Control system.

  • Stage 1:  15 lanes at the entry gate with 1 lane that will accommodate oversized loads
  • Stage 2:  15 inbound traffic lanes, 13 equipped with scales (non-DOT- certified), manned survey, and 1 lane that will accommodate oversized loads
  • There is also a warehouse lane for inbound containers with a scale
  • Stage 3:  8 OCR portal lanes outfitted by APS
  • Stage 4:  12 lanes for final transaction processing and 1 lane that will accommodate oversized loads 
  • 4 RPMs in advance of outbound with 2 secondary RPMs
  • L A King gate control system
  • Manual survey at the inbound gates
  • Automated survey at the outbound gates by ABS

Current Terminal Handling Equipment

9 x 50’ gauge ship-to-shore container handling gantry cranes:

  • 2 – Impsa Post Panamax
  • 2 –Morris  Post-Panamax
  • 5 - Paceco

36 Rubber Tired Gantry Cranes:

  • 22  Kone 
  • 8 Bardella
  • 6 Noel

Yard Equipment:

  • 31 capacity yard hustlers
  • 80 bomb-cart chassis
  • 2 x 45 ton toploader container handlers
  • 3 x  7 ton empty stackers, 5 high

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

View wharf crane schematics:
Numbers 1-2, 5-8
Numbers 3-4, 9-10

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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 77252-2562

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