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Port Chairman Honored for 16 Years of Service on Port Commission

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 20, 2018 1:34:35 PM

Port Commission Chairman Janiece Longoria was recognized for her 16 years of service to Port Houston during the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority’s last regular monthly meeting of 2018, which was held Dec. 12. Chairman Longoria has volunteered on the Port Commission since 2002.

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Topics: Houston, Texas, leadership, Port Commission, maritime, shipping, cargo

Port Police Brings Holiday Cheer with “Silver Santa” Project

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 19, 2018 1:08:49 PM

The Port Houston Police and Security departments volunteered at a local housing facility, Jacinto City Healthcare Center in Houston, to bring Christmas cheer to its residents Dec. 18. They provided plush pillows and blankets while entertaining the residents with holiday music, food and games.

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Topics: Houston, volunteer, community, Texas, police, giving, ports, maritime

Tis’ the Season for Community Outreach at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 18, 2018 11:23:06 AM

Port Houston continued its tradition of giving back to the community this holiday season though the Angel Tree program and preparing care packages for seafarers. 

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Topics: holiday, Houston, leadership, community, outreach

Port Houston Participates at Chamber Steel Forum

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 17, 2018 2:35:42 PM

Port Houston was featured at the East End Chamber of Commerce’s Steel Forum Dec. 11.  The event focused on the steel trade and its impact to the economy. Chief Commercial Officer John Moseley and steel experts with JSW Steel, the American Institute for International Steel and Triple-S Steel Supply Chain Co. served on a panel.

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Topics: Houston, Texas, ports, steel, maritime, breakbulk, shipping, cargo

Port Houston Hosts Foreign Trade Zone Conference

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 12, 2018 11:26:07 AM

Port Houston hosted industry professionals at its 2018 Foreign Trade Zone conference Dec. 6. The informational event provided beneficial communication and networking opportunities to current FTZ users and providers.

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Topics: Houston, Texas, ports, maritime, foreign trade zone

Harris County International Trade and Transportation Conference Focuses on Freight Mobility

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 10, 2018 10:59:13 AM
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Topics: transportation, trade, freight, Houston, Harris County, shipping

Port Chairman Recognized at 2018 State of the Port

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 7, 2018 9:16:19 AM

Caption: Port Chairman Longoria and Greater Houston Partnership CEO, Bob Harvey.

On Nov. 29, the Greater Houston Partnership's "State of the Port" event honored Port Chairman Janiece Longoria, who is completing her third and final term. More than 500 industry professionals and public officials attended.

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Topics: maritime, ports, container, cargo, shipping, trade, supply chain

Port Houston Hosts Beach Cleanup Event at Morgan’s Point

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 4, 2018 8:18:25 AM

Port Houston employees teamed up with Galveston Bay Foundation to host one of our largest environmental cleanup events of the year. Despite having to reschedule the original event due to Tropical Storm Florence, more than 100 volunteers showed up at Morgan’s Point to lend a helping hand, collecting 2,174 pounds of trash and recyclables from the beach and surrounding areas.

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Topics: Houston, community, environment, beach, stewardship

Port Houston Senior Director of Small Business and Education Outreach Receives TSU Maritime Award

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 3, 2018 1:31:25 PM

Port Houston Senior Director of Small Business and Education Outreach, Gilda Ramirez, received the Texas Southern University 2018 Paul Cuffee Maritime Leadership Award at the college’s advisory board meeting Nov. 15.

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Topics: Houston, ports, maritime, business, education

Port Houston Gives Back with Thanksgiving Project

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 28, 2018 8:51:42 AM

More than 80 volunteers, comprised of Port Houston team members, their friends and family, helped share in the spirit of Thanksgiving by preparing and delivering meals to local families in need Nov. 22.

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Topics: Houston, community, volunteer, Texas, ports

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