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Port Houston Retiree Receives Honorary Pilot Award

Posted by laci on July 18, 2017 at 7:56 AM

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It takes unique skills and endurance to be a Houston Pilot, safely navigating some of the world’s largest ships in and out of the Houston Ship Channel, one of the most challenging waterways in the world.

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Buffalo Bayou: 10 Years Clean and Green

Posted by laci on July 12, 2017 at 9:40 AM

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Working with Shell Oil Company and the Buffalo Bayou Partnership, Port Houston helped create the Buffalo Bayou "Clean and Green" Program in 2007 – and this month, the partnership is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the program. Port Houston is proud of its success, which was spearheaded in large part by the efforts of former Port Commissioner Elyse Lanier.

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Barbours Cut Container Terminal Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Posted by laci on July 5, 2017 at 5:19 PM

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This spring, Port Houston recognized the 40th anniversary of the Barbours Cut Container Terminal. Since the opening of this facility in 1977, the port has grown to handle 68 percent of all container activity in the U.S Gulf of Mexico and has become one of the world’s busiest ports by waterborne cargo tonnage.

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The Anniversary of the “New” Panama Canal

Posted by laci on July 3, 2017 at 8:45 AM

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Caption: Port Chairman Janiece Longoria, Executive Director Roger Guenther and Chief Commercial Officer Ricky Kunz visit the Panama Canal in 2014.

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Port Houston Hosts HISD Externship Program

Posted by laci on June 29, 2017 at 4:39 PM

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Port Houston welcomed seven teachers from Houston Independent School District’s Career Readiness Department as part of their Teacher Externship Week June 26-29.

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Chinese Delegation Visits Port

Posted by laci on June 28, 2017 at 3:34 PM

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Port Houston hosted Chinese officials from four ministries June 2 at the Bayport Container Terminal.

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Port Hosts Economic Development Workshop

Posted by laci on June 21, 2017 at 10:01 AM

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Port Houston’s FTZ and Economic Development department hosted 35 local economic development professionals for a workshop June 14. The workshop included a roundtable discussion, briefing and tour of the Bayport Container Terminal.

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

Posted by laci on June 20, 2017 at 11:16 AM

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Port Houston staff and Port Commissioners Stephen DonCarlos and Roy Mease recently hosted mayors, council members and administration from 29 cities in the Greater Houston area for an educational tour along the Houston Ship Channel.

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