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The four seaports in the metro Houston area—Freeport, Galveston, Houston, and Texas City—handled 242.6 million metric tons of cargo in the 12 months ending February ’23, a 3.8 percent increase over the comparable period in ’22. Those shipments were valued at $279.7 billion, a 28.1 percent increase over the comparable period the previous year.
Prepared by Greater Houston Partnership Research Department
Patrick Jankowski, CERP
Senior Vice President, Research
Houston seaports handled $19.2 billion in shipments in February '23
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