Port Houston: ‘Worst should be behind us’

Executive Director Roger Guenther believes Port Houston has turned a corner.

“We had nine blank sailings in the month of May,” Guenther said. “But the worst should be behind us. We are aware of seven blank — or canceled — sailings to Houston in June and only three for the month of July.”

Container volume at Port Houston was down 16% year-over-year in May as the coronavirus pandemic continued to negatively impact imports and exports.

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