What do I get for my company's annual membership in the Port Bureau?

+Texas Ports Monthly Vessel Statistical Report, Including:

-All-Ports Movement Summary

-Houston Ship Channel Tug/Tow Movements

-Houston Vessel Type Summary

-Houston, Galveston, Texas City, Corpus Christi Dock Arrival Summaries

-Houston, Galveston, Texas City, Corpus Christi Agent Utilization Summaries

+ Company Profile in the GHPB Membership Directory

+ Monthly Mailed Hard Copies of the Port Bureau News

+ Members-Only Mailings & Updates

+ Company Listing and Logo on the Port Bureau Website

+ Access to the Full Range of GHPB Services, Detailed Below

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Additional Member Services

Contact the Port Bureau at (713) 678-4300 for pricing on our additional member services.

Port Bureau News Advertising

Emailed to over 4,000 professionals in the Houston Maritime Community, with physical copies going to over 500 industry leaders and executives, the Port Bureau News is a high-visibility tool to get your business out in front of the industry. View the ad rate card here.


Daily Houston Arrival/Departure Reports

Utilizing the Port Bureau's special relationship with the Houston Pilots Association, the Marine Exchange has the most detailed information available for vessel movements in the port of Houston. Members can receive a daily email each morning detailing departure and arrival times from each terminal.

Daily Texas Ports Arrival/Departure Reports

The Marine Exchange produces a daily movement report detailing arrivals and departures for the ports of Galveston, Freeport, Texas City, Sabine, Port Comfort/ Lavaca, Corpus Christi, and Brownsville.

Twice-Weekly Houston & TX Ports ETA Reports

We also offer ETA reports for all of the same ports for which we provide arrival/ departure reports. One of the important parts of any business is being prepared - knowing what's going to happen before it does. The ETA report lets you know what's coming into the ports of Texas up to two weeks before they arrive.


Commerce Analysis/Traffic Information

Available on request, we are here to serve our members: let us use our experience to help you with regulatory issues, safety, security and environmental response questions, and adding value using business intelligence. We maintain over 10 years of vessel movement data for Texas Ports and can provide commercial studies, berth and facility utilization analyses and more.

Vessel Tracking

Harborlights is a real-time vessel tracking program and offered in conjunction with the Houston Pilots Association. Harborlights allows you to monitor your vessel as it moves from Sea to berth in the Houston Port Region. For more information click here.