USA Barbours Cut Terminal - Port of Houston

Technical specifications

  • Capacity: 1.2 million TEUs
  • Draught: 13.7m
  • Quay length: 6,000’
  • Area: 435 acres
  • Maximum vessel size: 1135’x143’
  • No. of Quay Cranes: 15

Key features

  • The facility also includes a roll-on/roll-off platform, a LASH dock, and 255,000 square feet of warehouse space. 
  • Intermodal rail service is available via the 42 acre near-dock rail ramp with four 2,700 working tracks and spurs connecting terminal warehouses.
  • Today, a modernization program is underway to increase cargo handling efficiency and capacity that includes the replacement of older Panamax cranes with larger Post Panamax Ship-to-Shore cranes, lights and dock improvements and yard reconfiguration. The program is expected to increase capacity from 1.2 million to 2 million TEUS when completed.