Port Houston Blog

Port Houston Hosts Perishables Roundtable

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 21, 2017 10:05:35 AM

Port Houston hosted more than 30 industry representatives for a Perishables Roundtable at the port’s Executive Building Nov. 15.

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Topics: ports, Houston, perishables, refrigerated cargo, logistics

Port Houston Chairman Provides Annual "State of the Port" Address

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 20, 2017 9:27:04 AM

Port Houston Chairman Janiece Longoria provided a “State of the Port” address at the Greater Houston Partnership’s luncheon Nov. 16.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, channel, leadership, Texas

Port Houston's Small Business Advisory Council Meets; Building Partnerships

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 9, 2017 1:09:02 PM

Port Houston held its quarterly Small Business Advisory Council meeting recently, with Senior Director of Small Business and Education Outreach Gilda Ramirez and staff providing an update on port small business engagement activities and events.

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Topics: small businesses, leadership, workforce, governance, procurement

Texas House Select Committee Visits Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 8, 2017 9:07:36 AM

Port Houston welcomed the House Select Committee on Texas Ports, Innovation and Infrastructure at the Bayport Container Terminal Nov. 1.

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Topics: ports, Houston, economy, Texas, commerce, legislature

Harris County International Trade and Transportation Conference Highlights Houston Infrastructure and Economy

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 7, 2017 3:38:09 PM

Port Houston staff participated at the 2017 Harris County International Trade and Transportation Conference at NRG Park Oct. 31.

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Topics: trade, infrastructure, Harris County, freight, transportation

Port University Course Highlights Small Business Opportunities

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 30, 2017 3:53:53 PM

Port Houston held its semi-annual Port University workshop Oct. 11-Nov. 1. Port University, a four week training course, is an outreach program designed to educate small businesses about procurement opportunities at the port. The workshops are presented in collaboration with the University 0f Houston Small Business Development Center.

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Topics: ports, Houston, small businesses, contracts, business

Port Houston: The “Backpack Buddies”

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 26, 2017 4:10:30 PM

Port Houston’s latest community event took place at the Houston Food Bank Oct. 18, with teams working together to benefit the Backpack Buddy program.

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Topics: ports, Houston, community, Texas, food

Breakbulk Americas Held in Houston for Sixth Time

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 24, 2017 1:10:56 PM

Shippers, freight forwarders and a host of others came from far and wide to converge in Houston for the Breakbulk Americas 2017 conference Oct. 17-19.The event was held at the George R. Brown Conference Center and was hosted by Port Houston for the sixth time.

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Topics: ports, Houston, trade, breakbulk, conference, general cargo

Port Chairman Receives Texas Law School Alumna Community Service Award

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 11, 2017 10:35:06 AM

Port Chairman Janiece Longoria was honored with the University of Texas School of Law's Distinguished Alumna for Community Service Award Oct. 6.

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Topics: leadership, Port Commission, community, awards, service

Port Houston Participates at "KBR Kids Day"

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 10, 2017 11:13:49 AM
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Topics: ports, Houston, community, environmental, volunteering, family