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Port Houston Container Volumes Slowing, But Remain Steady

Posted by Port Houston on Apr 22, 2020 5:57:46 PM

Container activity at Port Houston, the largest container port on the United States Gulf Coast, began slowing in late March as expected due to the coronavirus pandemic, but was still up for the first quarter of 2020..

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Topics: maritime, container, ports, Houston, shipping

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

Posted by Port Houston on Jan 23, 2020 11:58:47 AM

Caption: Container-on-barge transiting along the Houston Ship Channel.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, transportation, containers

Port Houston Disparity Study Launched

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 10, 2019 8:30:00 AM

With a desire to aid local commerce and to promote economic development and job creation, Port Houston has commissioned a disparity study to evaluate equal opportunity and fairness in its procurement and contracting process. A public meeting was held Oct. 22.

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Topics: ports, Houston, procurement, small business, study

Port Houston Educates Small Businesses on Maintenance Opportunities

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 9, 2019 3:52:25 PM

Port Houston is focused on developing the workforce and helping drive success of small businesses in the Houston region. In 2019, the port held a small business industry forum on doing business with port maintenance services.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, small businesses, procurement

The State of the Port: People Make It Possible

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 6, 2019 11:04:35 AM

Caption: Chairman Ric Campo provides State of the Port address.

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Professional Services Contract Approved for Houston Ship Channel Expansion Project

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 11, 2019 11:10:20 AM

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Topics: maritime, ports, project, Houston Ship Channel, expansion

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

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 5, 2019 9:02:32 AM

Caption: Sen. Ted Cruz with port leadership and stakeholders.

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Topics: ports, Houston, channel, government relations, Houston Ship Channel

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

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 30, 2019 7:40:03 AM

Caption: Neopanamax cranes at Bayport. Three additional cranes are expected to be operational in 2021.

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Topics: maritime, cranes, ports, Houston, containers

Port Houston Celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 24, 2019 9:13:33 AM

Caption: Volunteers thank truckers at Port Houston’s container terminals.

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Topics: ports, Houston, community, trucking, outreach

Small Business Graduates Honored by Interagency Mentor Protégé Program

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 23, 2019 10:56:29 AM
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Topics: ports, Houston, community, small business, outreach

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