The Port of Houston handled 166,093 TEU of containerized cargo in June, 6.5 percent more than in June 2012.
In the first half of 2013, it handled 978,566 TEU, 7 percent more than in the first six months of 2012. Loaded container volumes in the first six months were 757,632 TEU, up 7.2 percent; empty container volumes totaled 220,934 TEU, up 6.4 percent.
Steel tonnage for the first half of the year was 2.2 million tons, down 26.8 percent when compared to the first half of 2012. - Chris Dupin