Port info

Port name: Port of Galveston

Phone: +1 409 765 9321, Fax: +1 409 766 6107

Port of Galveston


Terminal info

Terminal name: Galveston

Pier 10
Harborside and 14th Street
Galveston, TX 77550

Phone: +1 409 763 1500
Country: United States

Customs Clearance Instructions

Hours of operation
Monday through Friday 08:00 - 16:00
Transportation Worker Identification Credential(TWIC) required for entry to terminal.

Closed on
New Year's Day
Day After New Year's
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Day After Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
New Year's Eve

How to get there
From Bush (IAH) Airport: Take 45 South.Take first exit after causeway called Harbourside Drive (exit 1C). Go left at the stop sign. Go approximately 5 miles. Make a left at 14th Street into terminal. Tell the Gate guard you are going to Pier 10. From Hobby Airport take Airline Drive to I-45 South. Take 45 South to Galveston.Follow above instructions.


Make an appointment

Appointment needed for cargo requiring crane assistance 409-750-0205 - 409-750-0204.

Crane Info:
Crane hire is in addition to THC charges.
Crane(s) required for cargo weighing over 50,000 lbs or more than 8' wide.
Cargo less than 50,000 lbs may also require a crane; contact local office if you have questions.
Crane hire is 250.00 per hour with a 3-hour minimum, per crane.
(1) crane for 50,000 to 80,000 lbs.
(2) cranes for 80,001 to 190,000 lbs.
(For crane lifts more than 190,000 lbs, the local office must obtain an outside rate).

Crane ordering:
Crane lifts less than 190,000 lbs must be coordinated by 1600 one day prior to receipt or delivery.
Crane lifts more than 190,000 lbs must be coordinated 3 days prior to receipt or delivery.


Shipping information

Required Documentation

For Autos & Self-Propelled Cargo:
- 3 Dock Receipts
- 1 Original Title
- 2 copies of the original title (front and back)
- Letter of intent

For All Other Cargo (Breakbulk):
- 3 Dock Receipts


For All Cargo:
- Payment of Collect Charges
- Original B/L if required
- Delivery Order/ID

All information needs to be sent to the Wallenius Wilhelmsen Galveston office

Customs Info
Contact Cargo Management @ 409-750-0205

US Customs Code: 5310

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This site was last updated 2015-08-26