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Commissioner John Kennedy Reappointed To Port Commission

Posted by Port Houston on Feb 28, 2018 8:46:42 AM

John D. Kennedy was reappointed to the Port Commission by the Harris County Commissioners Court Feb. 27. He was originally appointed to the Port Commission in December of 2012.

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

Port Houston Holds Annual Food Drive

Posted by Port Houston on Feb 21, 2018 8:02:05 AM

Caption: Port Houston's Community Relations and Events team delivering food drive items. 

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, community, volunteer, food drive

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

Posted by Port Houston on Feb 16, 2018 4:30:42 PM

Port Houston’s Small Business and Education Outreach Department held an industry Capital Projects Forum Feb. 15 at the port’s executive building. More than 300 small business representatives attended.

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Topics: ports, Houston, project, workshop, small business

Port Houston Hosts Perishables Summit

Posted by Port Houston on Feb 15, 2018 1:05:04 PM

Port Houston hosted a Perishables Summit Feb. 14-15 at the port’s executive building. The meeting was a platform to engage with exporters, growers and industries involved with the perishables trade focusing on imports of fruits and vegetables.

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Topics: ports, Houston, trade, imports, perishables

Port Commissioner Branch III Reappointed

Posted by Port Houston on Feb 13, 2018 9:37:47 AM

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Theldon R. Branch III was reappointed to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority by the Houston City Council Feb. 7.

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

Bahri Handles Heaviest Cargo Load at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Feb 7, 2018 9:36:11 AM

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Bahri Logistics’ M/V Bahri Hofuf V.16 discharged the heaviest piece of cargo the company has ever handled on its new state-of-the -art 26,000 dwt Bahri Class RoCon vessels at Port Houston January 31.

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Topics: ports, Houston, cargo, heavy lift, project

Texas Farm Bureau Members Visit Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Feb 6, 2018 7:48:08 AM

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Port Houston hosted the Texas Farm Bureau Ag Lead XIII members during their Southeast Texas session at the Bayport and Barbours Cut container terminals for a visit and tour.

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Topics: Houston, exports, Texas, grain, agriculture, cotton

I-69 Alliance Vital to Port Supply Chain

Posted by Port Houston on Feb 1, 2018 2:33:10 PM

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The Port Commission renewed Port Houston’s membership with the Alliance for I-69 Texas during January’s Port Commission meeting.

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Topics: ports, Houston, Port Commission, freight, transportation, highways

Port Commissioner DonCarlos Reappointed

Posted by Port Houston on Jan 31, 2018 2:25:53 PM

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Port Commissioner Stephen H. DonCarlos was recently appointed for another two-year term by the Harris County Mayors and Councils Association. The organization represents around 16 cities in Harris County.

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

New Vessel, MSC VITTORIA, Calls To Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Jan 30, 2018 7:56:06 AM

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Port Houston was the first U.S. port of call during the inaugural voyage of the MSC Vittoria, a new larger vessel on the TA6 MedGulf service rotation at the Bayport Container Terminal Jan. 26.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, shipping, vessel, voyage

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