TITLE

Texas two step

AUTHOR(S)
Plume, Janet
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);12/22/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 51, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the construction of the Bayport Container and Cruise Terminal of the Port of Houston Authority in Houston, Texas and a container terminal in Texas City to be financed by SSA Marine and CP Ships in 2004. Contribution of the two terminals to Houston's position as the primary container port of the Gulf; Steps taken by Houston port officials for the approval of the Bayport project; Importance of taking bids on construction contracts before the issuance of permit; Actions taken by Carlos Garza, city mayor of Texas, in support for the project.
ACCESSION #
11785705

 

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