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Chief Buck Reappointed to Hazmat Committee

Posted by Port Houston on Jul 8, 2020 5:46:03 PM

Port Houston Fire Chief William Buck has been reappointed to a three-year term to the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) Hazardous Materials Committee.

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Topics: Fire Department, Port Houston, Emergency Response, Hazardous Materials

Sidewalk Project Will Improve Pedestrian Safety

Posted by Port Houston on Jul 8, 2020 2:52:22 PM

After years of planning, work on an important sidewalk project in the region by a partnership involving Port Houston, Harris County, Jacinto City and Galena Park is about to begin. The signed local agreement from the county was received recently, paving the way.

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Topics: community, Harris County, Jacinto City, Galena Park

Greening the Fleet: New Electric Vehicles Arrive at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Jun 8, 2020 3:38:29 PM

Caption: Port Houston's new electric vehicles. 

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Topics: Houston, stewardship, environment, vehicles, electric, sustainability

From Port Houston Intern to Sam Houston Boat Mechanic: Jennifer Williams-Alcia Spotlight

Posted by Port Houston on Jun 3, 2020 7:39:17 AM

Caption: Jennifer Williams-Alcia

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Topics: maritime, Houston, community, Sam Houston, careers, people

Port Houston Continues Commitment to Community Engagement: New Port Commission Community Advisory Council Launched

Posted by Port Houston on Jun 2, 2020 8:03:49 AM

The original Chairman’s Citizen Advisory Council, which began in 2013, is being relaunched in 2020 as the Port Commission Community Advisory Council. This diverse group of 14 members, representing different communities along the Houston Ship Channel and various special interest groups, will help promote deeper engagement and understanding between local communities and Port Houston. This council will also help Port Houston provide a more open line of communication and robust dialog opportunities for our stakeholders.

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Topics: maritime, ports, community, Texas, outreach, council

Peninsula Road Project Completed: Port Partnership Makes Moving Freight Safer

Posted by Port Houston on May 28, 2020 8:55:56 AM

Caption: Peninsula Road

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, transportation, freight mobility

Associated Testing Laboratories Sees Growth, Opportunity Through Port Small Business Program

Posted by Port Houston on May 27, 2020 3:54:56 PM

Caption: Associated Testing workers.

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Topics: ports, Houston, community, business, small business

Keeping the Cranes Running: Port Houston Maintenance Veteran and Essential Worker Recognized for 45 Years of Service

Posted by Port Houston on May 18, 2020 4:49:54 PM

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Caption: Quintin Reynolds

It takes a lot of hands to move cargo across Port Houston’s docks, including the maintenance staff, who support Port Houston’s equipment and assets. One of the essential Port employees working on the front lines throughout the COVID-19 pandemic is Quintin Reynolds, a maintenance foreman at the Barbours Cut Container Terminal, who recently received recognition for 45 years of service at Port Houston.

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Topics: maritime, container, cranes, ports, maintenance, people

Creuzot Appointed to Port Commission: DonCarlos, Cloonan Reappointed

Posted by Port Houston on Apr 22, 2020 6:19:08 PM

Cheryl D. Creuzot has been appointed to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority by the City of Houston.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, leadership, Port Commission

Beneficial Use Project Enhances Environment: Bird Island Along Ship Channel is Home to Thriving Wildlife Communities

Posted by Port Houston on Apr 22, 2020 6:06:35 PM

Evia Island, a six-acre bird island located along the Houston Ship Channel and the mouth of East Bay, is an extremely important waterbird nesting site in Galveston Bay. With nearly 10,000 nests comprised of 10 bird species, it’s the breeding site with the most nesting pairs in the Galveston Bay system. These bird species include white pelicans, brown pelicans, great blue herons, egrets and roseate spoonbills among others.

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Topics: maritime, community, environment, Houston Ship Channel, birds, wildlife





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