August 28, 2014 8:14 PM ET

Transportation Infrastructure

Company Overview of Port of Houston Authority

Company Overview

Port of Houston Authority owns and operates public facilities for handling general cargo, containers, grain and dry bulk materials, and project and heavy lift cargo. The company offers marketing, strategic market planning, and customer services, as well as operates maritime operations. It also develops and implements public relation strategies, including global trade and commerce, local and regional economic development, environmental stewardship, and community involvement. Port of Houston Authority has a strategic alliance with Panama Canal Authority. The company is based in Houston, Texas.

111 East Loop North

Houston, TX 77029

United States





Key Executives for Port of Houston Authority

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 55
Managing Director
Corporate Controller
Age: 57
Police Chief
Managing Director of Corporate Projects
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Port of Houston Authority Key Developments

The Port of Houston Authority Announces Executive Changes

The Port of Houston Authority announced that Len Waterworth, its executive director since 2012, resigned from his position. Roger Guenther, the port's deputy director of operations, has been appointed as Waterworth's permanent replacement.

Port of Houston Authority Presents at The Bond Buyer's Texas Public Finance Conference, Feb-04-2014 03:00 PM

Port of Houston Authority Presents at The Bond Buyer's Texas Public Finance Conference, Feb-04-2014 03:00 PM. Venue: Omni Barton Creek Resort, 8212 Barton Club Drive, Austin, TX 78735, United States. Speakers: Tom Heidt, Deputy Executive Director Finance and Administration.

The Port of Houston Authority Terminates 18 Positions Due to Restructuring

The Port of Houston Authority's restructuring process, originally recommended by Texas' Sunset Advisory Commission, has come with some casualties. The port confirmed that it has terminated the positions of 18 employees, all of whom operated in some way related to the port's project and construction management division. The 18 positions were eliminated in August. Although the port had 606 positions budgeted for 2013 prior to its reorganization, it now is operating on a budget with 568 positions.

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