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

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

Peninsula Road Project Completed: Port Partnership Makes Moving Freight Safer

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

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

Creuzot Appointed to Port Commission: DonCarlos, Cloonan Reappointed

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

Port Houston Container Volumes Slowing, But Remain Steady

U.S. Department of Transportation MARAD Grant Awarded to Port Houston

Port Houston Disparity Study Launched

Port Houston Educates Small Businesses on Maintenance Opportunities

The State of the Port: People Make It Possible

Professional Services Contract Approved for Houston Ship Channel Expansion Project

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz Visits Port Houston; Supports Channel Expansion

Big, New Ship-to-Shore Cranes Authorized by Port Commission

Port Houston Celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Small Business Graduates Honored by Interagency Mentor Protégé Program

Harris County Commissioner Adrian Garcia Receives FTZ Overview

Port Houston Pays It Forward Through the Houston Food Bank

Record Gate Moves at Port Houston Container Terminals

Houston Ship Channel Expansion Project Discussions Continue Forward

Summer Interns Transform Community Gardens at Mission Milby Community Center

Port Houston Receives GIS Special Achievement Award

Port Secures New CMA CGM/Marfret MedCaribe Service

Oyster Reef Restoration Helps Improve Health of Galveston Bay

Universal Africa Lines to Call Port Houston

Port Houston Sets Records on Container and Steel Volumes; Moves Forward on Expansions

Port Houston Successfully Completes NAVIS N4 Upgrade

Broadway Double Track Project Complete in East End

Port Houston Hosts Subic Bay Officials

Continuing Improvements: Houston Ship Channel Widening and Deepening is Gaining Momentum

Contract Awarded for Nine New Yard Cranes at Bayport

Cloonan Appointed to Houston Port Commission

Port Apprenticeship Program Revived to Meet Employment Demand

Programs, Projects and Prosperity Highlighted at Port Houston Environmental Affairs Workshop

Port Houston Honored by HGAC for Bayport Berm Project

Port Hosts JOC Gulf Shipping Conference

Port Houston Exhibits Major Growth in Resin Exports

Port Houston’s Maritime Education Program Prepares Students for Maritime Careers

New Port Economic Impact Study Results Released

Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher Tours Bayport Container Terminal via Fireboat

Advancing Small Business Through Port University Program

2019 Youth Maritime and Logistics Expo Puts Spotlight on Maritime Careers

Port Employees Create New Habitat at 21st Annual Marsh Mania

Port Houston Welcomes Gabonese Officials for Commercial Discussion

Port Commission Approves Mobile Emergency Radio Equipment

AAPA Hosts Business Development Workshop at Port Houston

Port Safety a Focus of Port Houston and OSHA’s Construction Safety Workshop

Port Houston Keeping Region Green with Beautification and Environmental Projects

Port Houston Firefighters Recognized for ITC Fire Response

Port Houston Community Outreach Hits the Ground Running in 2019

Commissioner Dean Corgey Reappointed to Port Commission

Texas Ports Association “Navigates the Future” at 1st Annual Conference

Use of Drones Triggers Security Actions at Port Houston

Key Homeland Security Exercise Held at Port Houston

Port Houston: Keeping Safety in the Forefront

Small Businesses Benefit Through Port Capital Projects Forum

Port Houston, UHD, HCC and HISD Take Action to Support Maritime Education

Port Houston Collaborates with Partners: Port 101 Nexus to Success Seminar Held

Port Commissioners Fitzgerald, Mease Reappointed

Ric Campo Appointed New Port Houston Chairman

Strong Year-End Results Delivered by Port Houston

Port Chairman Honored for 16 Years of Service on Port Commission

Port Police Brings Holiday Cheer with “Silver Santa” Project

Tis’ the Season for Community Outreach at Port Houston

Port Houston Participates at Chamber Steel Forum

Port Houston Hosts Foreign Trade Zone Conference

Harris County International Trade and Transportation Conference Focuses on Freight Mobility

Port Chairman Recognized at 2018 State of the Port

Port Houston Hosts Beach Cleanup Event at Morgan’s Point

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

Port Houston Gives Back with Thanksgiving Project

Port Houston: A Gateway for Asian Imports

The I-69 System: The Alternate Route for Texas

Port Houston’s Newest Berm More than Just a Pile of Dirt

Port Houston’s 2018 Container Business Booming

TCEQ Visits Port Houston

Port Stewardship and Community Engagement Focus of Greens Bayou Regatta Race

Port Houston Partners with Hermann Park Conservancy for Fifth Annual “Park to Port” Bike Ride

Port Houston Steers Small Businesses Ahead with Fall Port University Course

Big Turnout at Breakbulk Americas 2018 Conference

Port Houston Continues on Record Pace

Opportunities for Small Businesses are Endless at Port Houston

Port Houston Commits to Regional Freight Mobility: Port Officials Attend Groundbreaking Ceremony for Broadway Double Track Project

Port Houston: Going Fishin’ For a Cause

Port Houston Participates at Gulf Coast Industry Forum

Port Chairman Receives A Comcast Hispanic Hero Award

Port Houston and Energy Efficiency: The SMART Port

Port Houston Volunteers at Keegan’s Kitchen Event

Port Houston Breaks into Top 5 U.S. Container Ports Ranking

Top U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Official Tours the Port of Houston

Corps Major General Visits Port Houston

Port Houston Executive Director Receives a Houston Business Journal “Most Admired CEO” Award

Shell Receives 2018 Maritime Company of the Year Award

New Cranes Arrive at Port Houston

Strong Mid-Year Growth at Port Houston

M/V Sam Houston Marks 60th Anniversary

Port Houston Volunteers at Oyster Restoration Project

Port Houston Honored at Port Appreciation Day

New Crane Simulators to Support the Local Workforce

Port Houston Proves Reliable as a Gateway for Asian Imports to Texas

Chinese Grain Importers Visit Port Houston

City of Houston Chief Resiliency Officer Visits Port Houston

Uncharted Waters: The Houston Ship Channel's Beginning

Port Hosts NOAA Planet Stewards Workshop

Congressman Brian Babin Tours Port

Seamax Greenwich Calls at Port Houston

Record Month at Port Houston

Port Houston Welcomes Village School Pumps and Pipes STEAM Academy Students

Port Houston Hosts National Maritime Workforce Conference

Port Houston Receives Lloyd's List "Port Operator of the Year" Award

Container Growth Strong at Port Houston

Port Houston Named Best Seaport - North America

Local Maritime Education Students Honored By Port Houston

Port Houston Participates in XChain² Blockchain Supply Chain and Logistics Forum

Port Houston Teams Up With Galveston Bay Foundation For Spring Events

Port Houston Enhances Turning Basin with Sam Houston Beautification Project

Port Houston Renews Environmental ISO Certification

Port Houston Provides Capital Projects Presentation at Forum

Spring Port University Opens Doors For Small Businesses

Port Houston Sponsors Maritime and Logistics Expo

SeaLand New Gulf Service Calls Port Houston

Port Hosts Successful Third Annual JOC Gulf Shipping Conference

Port Houston Delivers Consistent Results and Growth in April

LyondellBasell's Houston Refinery Marks 100th Anniversary

Port Houston Participates in Local Community Programs

Cargo Tonnage Growth at Port Up 7 Percent

Port Houston Receives U.S. Coast Guard Admiral Bennis Award

Port Houston Welcomes Houston’s Consul General of France to Port

Romanian Delegation Visits Port Houston

Barbours Cut Ship-to-Shore Cranes “Swap” at Port Houston

Port Houston Meets with Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Bahri Presents Port Houston With Ship Model

Port's Small Business Program Tributes To Over 15 Years

Commissioner John Kennedy Reappointed To Port Commission

Port Houston Holds Annual Food Drive

Port's Small Business Industry Forum Highlights Port Construction and Design Projects

Port Houston Hosts Perishables Summit

Port Commissioner Branch III Reappointed

Bahri Handles Heaviest Cargo Load at Port Houston

Texas Farm Bureau Members Visit Port Houston

I-69 Alliance Vital to Port Supply Chain

Port Commissioner DonCarlos Reappointed

New Vessel, MSC VITTORIA, Calls To Houston

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Visits Port Houston

Port Houston's Synthetic Resin Symposium Focuses On Supply Chain

Captain Of The Port Shares Hurricane Harvey Tales at Commerce Club Luncheon

Port Houston Participates at ITMA Luncheon

New Houston Seafarers Center Restaurant Opens For Business

Port Houston Inspires Students at Junior Achievement Day

Port Commission Approves Agreement For Grant Funding

A Very Merry "Silver Santa" Christmas

Containers, Steel Imports Lead Port Houston

Port Small Business Efforts on Spotlight At Chamber Event

Port Houston Gives Back With "Shoeboxes For Seafarers" PRoject

Port Houston Recognized for Transparency Efforts by Texas Comptroller

Port Houston Celebrates The Season Of Giving With Thanksgiving Project

Port Houston Hosts Perishables Roundtable

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

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

Texas House Select Committee Visits Port Houston

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

Port University Course Highlights Small Business Opportunities

Port Houston: The “Backpack Buddies”

Breakbulk Americas Held in Houston for Sixth Time

Port Chairman Receives Texas Law School Alumna Community Service Award

Port Houston Participates at "KBR Kids Day"

Port Houston Celebrates Partnership with Hermann Park Conservancy at 4th Annual “Park to Port” Bike Ride

Port Houston Hosts Steel Roundtable

Port Houston focuses on Harvey clean-up efforts at Adopt-A-Beach event

Port Houston Receives Economic Impact Award from the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston

Gulf Coast Industry Forum Highlights Houston as the “Irreplaceable Port”

Port Dispatchers Called to Duty During Hurricane Harvey

Port Houston’s Small Business Team Helping Houston Get Back to Business

PORT HOUSTON FOREIGN TRADE ZONE CONFERENCE DRAWS BUSINESSES

PORT CHAIRMAN RECOGNIZED AS “MARITIME PERSON OF THE YEAR” AT ANNUAL MARITIME DINNER

QUICK THINKING BY PORT POLICE AVERTS TRAGEDY ON 610 BRIDGE

INTERAGENCY MENTOR PROTÉGÉ PROGRAM GRADUATES GAIN BUSINESS EXPERIENCE

IKEA Expands at Port Houston

Port Commission Approves Reimbursable Agreement with NOAA on Oceanographic Data System

New Cranes “En Route” to Barbours Cut Container Terminal

Port Welcomes Coast Guard Merchant Marine Industry Trainee

Port Employees Volunteer at Oyster Reef Restoration Project

Port Holds Perishables Roundtable

Port Invests in Turning Basin Rail and Switch Project

Apprenticeships valued at transportation workforce meeting

Port Houston Retiree Receives Honorary Pilot Award

Buffalo Bayou: 10 Years Clean and Green

Barbours Cut Container Terminal Celebrates 40th Anniversary

The Anniversary of the “New” Panama Canal

Port Houston Hosts HISD Externship Program

Chinese Delegation Visits Port

Port Hosts Economic Development Workshop

Port Houston Hosts Harris County Mayors’ and Councils’ Association Tour

Port Commission Approves Bayport Container Yard Cranes

Port Houston Wins American Marketing Association Crystal Awards

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lieutenant General Visits Port

Port Houston Hosts Inaugural SteelCON Supply Chain Conference

Second Annual JOC Gulf Shipping Conference Draws Record Crowd

Port Houston Partners With Houston Area Urban League for Small Business Development

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