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Big Turnout at Breakbulk Americas 2018 Conference

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 11, 2018 2:40:04 PM

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.

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Topics: Houston, breakbulk, maritime, cargo, shipping

Port Houston Continues on Record Pace

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 9, 2018 1:12:01 PM

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.

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Topics: containers, operations, maritime, ports, trade

Port Houston Shares Maintenance Program Opportunities with Small Businesses

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 2, 2018 10:29:39 AM

Port Houston held a small business forum focused on doing business with the port’s maintenance services team Sept. 27.

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Topics: Houston, maintenance, small business, contracts

Port Houston Attends Groundbreaking Ceremony for Broadway Double Track Project

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 1, 2018 4:08:54 PM

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.

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Topics: Houston, rail, maritime, ports, intermodal

Port Houston: Going Fishin’ For a Cause

Posted by Port Houston on Sep 27, 2018 10:46:55 AM

Port Houston participated at the inaugural Hook Line and Sinker Fishing Tournament, hosted by the La Porte-Bayshore Chamber of Commerce in July.

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Topics: Houston, community, volunteer, fishing, maritime, ports

Port Houston Participates at Gulf Coast Industry Forum

Posted by Port Houston on Sep 25, 2018 1:30:59 PM

Petrochemical, maritime and logistics professionals joined together for the annual Gulf Coast Industry Forum organized by Economic Alliance Houston Port Region Sept. 19 and 20.

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Topics: Houston, maritime, petrochemical, ports, Gulf Coast

Port Chairman Receives A Comcast Hispanic Hero Award

Posted by Port Houston on Sep 24, 2018 11:25:44 AM

Port Chairman Janiece Longoria was honored with a Hispanic Hero Award by Comcast Sept. 21.

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

Port Houston and Energy Efficiency: The SMART Port

Posted by Port Houston on Sep 13, 2018 2:39:13 PM

Port Houston is expanding its energy efficiency program to save money on energy expenses. Initially limited to the Executive Building, the program is being expanded to other Port Houston facilities and terminals.

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Topics: Houston, Texas, maritime, energy, environment, air quality

Port Houston Volunteers at Keegan’s Kitchen Event

Posted by Port Houston on Sep 5, 2018 11:06:44 AM

Port Houston partnered with the Houston Food Bank on a new community project called Keegan’s Kitchen Aug. 30, providing a total of 5,500 prepared meals to the Houston region.

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Topics: Houston, Texas, community, volunteering, maritime

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

Posted by Port Houston on Sep 4, 2018 11:06:17 AM

Due to continued strong growth in loaded containerized cargo, Port Houston has surged higher in the rankings of the top container ports in the United States. Port Houston, which has been expanding rapidly in recent years, has climbed to become the fifth largest container port in the U.S., according to JOC Piers data covering the second quarter of 2018.

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Topics: Houston, containers, shipping, maritime, Texas

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