Container Services Company Expands Facilities and Services at Major Gulf Coast Port
HOUSTON – Marino Group Marine Repair Services – Container Maintenance Corp. (MRS-CMC), an intermodal service provider, today opened a new depot in Port Houston. The new facility expands the company’s storage, distribution, repair and capacity services in the region.
Located opposite the Port Houston Bayport Terminal and adjacent to the Barbours Cut Terminal, the new facility will complement the company’s maintenance and repair services in Port Houston, providing customers with more laden container storage, storage and empty container repair, start/stop and chassis repair, refrigerated pre-trip grounding and generator rental program.
Houston is the fourth largest city in the United States and is a furniture retail hotspot, with major retailers like Gallery Furniture, Star Furniture and Exclusive Furniture; regional brands like American Furniture Warehouse; and national brands such as Ashley HomeStore, Rooms To Go, Mattress Firm and more.
Port Houston is the largest container port on the Gulf Coast, handling 70% of Gulf Coast container traffic. As of mid-July, Port Houston had handled just under one million twenty-foot equivalent units, an increase of 18% from 2021.
“The opening of this state-of-the-art facility demonstrates our continued commitment to providing the best solutions that meet market requirements as well as the needs of our customers,” said David M. Miller, Director, Operations South- West and Mid-South to MRS-CMC. “As Port Houston continues to experience record container volumes, we see a market-driven need to expand our footprint in the region and improve our capabilities.”
With the new facility, MRS-CMC offers an expanded list of services, including pre-extraction program service for warehouses and distribution centers, equipment storage capabilities, and efficient chiller and chiller operations. grounded generator.