Port Houston’s latest environmental project may look like a giant pile of dirt, but there is much more than meets the eye.
Port Houston exceeded the two million TEU mark in September. Container volume at Port Houston’s container terminals remains vigorous as cargo movement continues to lead last year’s pace showing a 10 percent growth through the third quarter.
Representatives from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality in Austin visited Port Houston to discuss efforts to further reduce seaport and rail yard emissions Oct. 24.
Port Houston employees joined dozens of fellow canoe and kayak enthusiasts for the annual Greens Bayou Regatta, a 7.5 mile paddle race held Oct. 6. The event focuses on combining recreation, stewardship and education on one of Houston’s most beautiful and secluded waterways, Greens Bayou.
Port Houston teamed up with the Hermann Park Conservancy to host more than 670 riders and 100 volunteers at the fifth annual "Park to Port" Bike Ride, which was held Oct. 6.
Port Houston kicked off its fall Port University course for small businesses Sept. 26 with presentations from various departments about doing business with the port.
Port Houston, the largest breakbulk and general cargo port complex in North America, hosted the annual Breakbulk Americas 2018 conference in Houston for the seventh time in a row.
Caption: The Port Commission at the port's September public meeting.
The investments being made at Port Houston continue to pay off. As a result of the completion of the widening and deepening of its Bayport Channel and work on what’s known as the Bayport flare, Port Houston is seeing larger and larger vessels calling its container facilities.
Port Houston held a small business forum focused on doing business with the port’s maintenance services team Sept. 27.
Public officials, Port Houston and members of the Port Terminal Railroad Association joined together at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Broadway Double Track project near Manchester Street in the Port of Houston Oct. 1.