Texas ports look to continue gaining from multibillion-dollar investments

By: | Issue #645 | at 08:14 AM | Channel(s): Ports & Terminals  Ports  

Texas ports look to continue gaining from multibillion-dollar investments

Tens of billions of dollars of investments along the Texas Gulf Coast on the part of private and public sectors are helping position ports of the Lone Star State to benefit for decades to come.

Much of the activity is related to oil, gas and petrochemical industries but extends to include other cargos as well, from containerized consumer goods to vehicles to wind energy components.

Infrastructure projects moving forward at Texas ports include those to bring deeper channels, extended wharves, new cranes and enhanced rail yards.

Log in now to read the report on the latest developments at leading Texas ports, beginning just west of the Louisiana state line, then moving down the Gulf Coast to immediately north of the U.S.-Mexico border!

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For more than a quarter of a century, Paul Scott Abbott has been writing and shooting images for the American Journal of Transportation, applying four decades of experience as an award-winning journalist.

A graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, with a master’s magna cum laude from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Abbott has served as president of chapters of the Propeller Club of the United States, Florida Public Relations Association and Society of Professional Journalists.

Abbott honed his skills on several daily newspapers, including The Cincinnati Enquirer, The Richmond (Va.) News Leader, Albuquerque Journal and (South Florida) Sun-Sentinel, and was editor and publisher of The County Line, a weekly newspaper he founded in suburban Richmond, Va.

A native Chicagoan, he is a member of American Mensa and an ever-optimistic fan of the Chicago Cubs.