Port of Houston (United States)
Port Detail
Port Authority: Port of Houston Authority
Address: 111 East Loop North (77029)
P.O. Box 2562 (77252-2562)
Houston, TX 77252-2562
United States
Phone: 713-670-2400
Fax: 713-670-2429
800 Number: 800-688-3625
Email:
Web Site: www.portofhouston.com
Latitude: 29º 44' 44' N
Longitude: -95º -17' -13' W
UN/LOCODE:
Port Type: Seaport
Port Size: Very Large
Max Draft: m
General Information
First Port of Entry: Yes
ETA Message Required: Yes
Publication:
Chart:
USA Representative: Yes
Medical Facilities: Yes
Harbor Characteristics
Harbor Size: Large
Shelter: Good
Maximum Vessel Size: Over 500 feet in length
Harbor Type: River Tide Gate
Turning Area: Yes
Good Holding Ground: Yes
Entrance Restrictions
Tide: No
Overhead Limit: Yes
Swell: No
Other:
Water Depth
Channel: 46 - 50 feet 14 - 15.2 meters
Cargo Pier: 26 - 30 feet 7.1 - 9.1 meters
Mean Tide:
Anchorage: 31 - 35 feet 9.4 - 10 meters
Oil Terminal: 36 - 40 feet 11 - 12.2 meters
Pilotage
Compulsory: Yes
Available: Yes
Advisable: Yes
Local Assist:
Tugs
Assist: Yes
Salvage: Yes
Quarantine
Pratique: Yes
Other:
Deratt Cert: Yes
Communications
Telephone: Yes
Radio: Yes
Air: Yes
Telegraph: Yes
Radio Tel: Yes
Rail: Yes
Loading & Unloading
Wharves: Yes
Med Moor:
Ice:
Anchor:
Beach:
Lifts & Cranes
100+ Ton Lifts: Yes
50-100 Ton Lifts: Yes
25-49 Ton Lifts: Yes
0-24 Ton Lifts: Yes
Fixed Cranes: Yes
Mobile Cranes: Yes
Floating Cranes: Yes
Port Services
Longshore: Yes
Electrical Repair: Yes
Steam: Yes
Electrical: Yes
Navigation Equipment: Yes
Supplies
Provisions: Yes
Fuel Oil: Yes
Deck: Yes
Water: Yes
Diesel Oil: Yes
Engine: Yes
Repairs, Drydock, Railway & Other Services
Ship Repairs: Major
Marine Railroad Size: Medium
Degauss:
Drydock Size: Medium
Garbage Disposal: Yes
Dirty Ballast: Yes
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