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By Mark Lardas

to arrive the Port of Houston's Turning Basin, a boat needs to go back and forth 50 miles alongside a slim and twisting channel that passes via Galveston Bay, the San Jacinto River, and Buffalo Bayou. regardless of this inconceivable situation, Houston has the world's biggest landlocked port. Measured by means of annual tonnage shipped, the Port of Houston is the second-largest port within the usa. Its docks, wharves, and amenities disguise greater than 25 miles. The port begins its moment century as a seaport in 2014. Its transformation from a crowded river port into an commercial great is interesting. it's a story of expertise, geography, politics, labor, and Texas brag--mixed with a bit luck.

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