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By Mark Lardas

to arrive the Port of Houston's Turning Basin, a boat needs to shuttle 50 miles alongside a slim and twisting channel that passes via Galveston Bay, the San Jacinto River, and Buffalo Bayou. regardless of this unbelievable situation, Houston has the world's greatest landlocked port. Measured via annual tonnage shipped, the Port of Houston is the second-largest port within the usa. Its docks, wharves, and amenities conceal greater than 25 miles. The port begins its moment century as a seaport in 2014. Its transformation from a crowded river port into an business big is attention-grabbing. it's a story of expertise, geography, politics, exertions, and Texas brag--mixed with a bit luck.

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