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

Posted by Port Houston on Jan 22, 2018 1:42:02 PM

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Caption: Capt. of the Port Kevin Oditt (Photo Credit: Greater Houston Port Bureau)

The Port Houston team attended the Greater Houston Port Bureau's Commerce Club luncheon featuring U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port Kevin Oditt Jan. 11. First responders, air and boat rescues, and greater Houston Ship Channel area closures were topics discussed at the event.

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Topics: maritime, Coast Guard, security, channel, storm, response

Port Houston Participates at ITMA Luncheon

Posted by Port Houston on Jan 18, 2018 1:46:47 PM

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Port Houston’s Sr. Director of Trade Development John Moseley provided the port’s 2018 outlook at the International Transportation Management Association Houston chapter’s monthly luncheon Jan. 10.

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Topics: ports, Houston, cargo, freight, transportation

New Houston Seafarers Center Restaurant Opens For Business

Posted by Port Houston on Jan 8, 2018 3:08:56 PM

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The Houston International Seafarers Center’s new in-house restaurant, Seafarers Landing, opened Jan. 8. Located in their newly renovated building within the Port of Houston, the restaurant will serve breakfast and lunch with a variety of options from burgers, sandwiches, salads and more.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, Seafarers, restaurants

Port Houston Inspires Students at Junior Achievement Day

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 22, 2017 8:37:22 AM

Port Houston continues to demonstrate its strong commitment to education, whether from inside the classroom, at the workplace and beyond. Port Houston strives to increase public awareness with students in the community regarding the port and its role in the local, regional, and national economy.

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Topics: ports, Houston, education, community, volunteering, Texas, students, learning

Port Commission Approves Agreement For Grant Funding

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 21, 2017 2:53:40 PM

The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority has authorized an interlocal agreement with Harris County to receive environmental grant funding under the Harris County Local Initiative Project at a public meeting Dec. 12.

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Topics: ports, Houston, environmental, stewardship, trucking

A Very Merry "Silver Santa" Christmas

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 21, 2017 10:10:42 AM

Port Police and Security Departments Support Housing Communities During Holiday Season

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Topics: ports, Houston, police, community, volunteer, Christmas

Containers, Steel Imports Lead Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 18, 2017 11:28:36 AM

As Port Houston closes out another year, port facilities continue to deliver solid results. Executive Director Roger Guenther reported that main drivers of the port’s growth include containers and steel imports.

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Topics: ports, Houston, leadership, steel, containers, growth

Port Small Business Efforts on Spotlight At Chamber Event

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 14, 2017 7:59:16 AM

 

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Topics: ports, Houston, small businesses, workforce, business development

Port Houston Gives Back With "Shoeboxes For Seafarers" PRoject

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 14, 2017 7:45:59 AM

Did you know that St. Nicholas is the patron saint of seafarers, as well as of children? Port Houston is proud to continue a wonderful tradition of spreading holiday cheer by providing small gifts to visiting seafarers through the “Shoeboxes for Seafarers” program.  The program, which has been running for more than 40 years, is organized by the Houston International Seafarers’ Center.  

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Topics: maritime, ports, community, volunteering, Seafarers, Christmas

Port Houston Recognized for Transparency Efforts by Texas Comptroller

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 28, 2017 10:56:08 AM

Port Houston is the latest local government to achieve specific transparency goals related to public pensions through the Comptroller’s Transparency Stars program, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar has announced.  

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Topics: ports, Houston, governance, financial, transparency

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