Exhibitions and Exhibits

Maritime Traffic

Houston plays a small, but significant role in a massive global shipping and transit system that moves many tons of cargo all over the world. This industrial feet of organization requires entities to share a huge amount of data with one another to ensure on time delivery, avoid collisions, share ever-changing information about the oceans…

Exhibitions and Exhibits

Houston Ship Channel 101

The Houston Ship Channel accounts for over 16% of the total GDP for the state of Texas. That is a HUGE economic impact that many Houstonians are completely unaware of. The ship channel streched from the Gulf of Mexico to the edge of the 610 loop, bringing millions of tons of cargo into the country…

Collection Spotlight

HM’s Set Sail Mural

For those who have visited Houston Maritime’s interim site at the corner of Navigation and Canal, you may have noticed the stunning artwork decorating the wall along the entry way to the museum gallery. This mural was designed and painted by local Houston graffiti artist Anthony Rose. Flanked by anchors, the mural creates an imposing…

Meet the Team

Board President – Tom Johnson

In 1965 Tom joined with a few San Antonio high school graduate’s intent on attending Texas A&M University.  As one of the first few classes to graduate the Texas Maritime Academy as part of Texas A&M, Tom obtained a BS in Marine Engineering and has spent the entirety of his almost 50 year maritime career serving…