Port Houston Blog

Port Chairman Receives Texas Law School Alumna Community Service Award

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 11, 2017 10:35:06 AM

Port Chairman Janiece Longoria was honored with the University of Texas School of Law's Distinguished Alumna for Community Service Award Oct. 6.

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Topics: leadership, Port Commission, community, awards, service

Port Houston Participates at "KBR Kids Day"

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 10, 2017 11:13:49 AM
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Topics: ports, Houston, community, environmental, volunteering, family

Port Houston Celebrates Partnership with Hermann Park Conservancy at 4th Annual “Park to Port” Bike Ride

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 9, 2017 3:55:37 PM

Port Houston teamed up with Hermann Park Conservancy to host more than 600 riders at this year’s annual "Park to Port" Bike Ride Oct. 7.

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Topics: ports, Houston, community, biking, volunteering, Texas

Port Houston Hosts Steel Roundtable

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 5, 2017 1:14:02 PM

Port Houston hosted a Steel Roundtable event with over 40 participants, including steel traders, manufacturers and other industry partners Sept. 28 at the port’s executive building.

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Topics: ports, Houston, imports, steel, cargo, breakbulk

Port Houston focuses on Harvey clean-up efforts at Adopt-A-Beach event

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 4, 2017 4:13:59 PM

Port Houston proudly partnered up with the Galveston Bay Foundation to host one of the statewide clean-up sites for the Texas General Land Office's Adopt-A-Beach event at Morgan's Point Sept. 23.

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Topics: ports, community, relief, environmental, stewardship

Port Houston Receives Economic Impact Award from the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 4, 2017 10:19:19 AM

Port Houston received the Economic Impact Award from the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston at the chamber's annual gala Sept. 30.

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Topics: maritime, ports, economy, shipping, jobs

Gulf Coast Industry Forum Highlights Houston as the “Irreplaceable Port”

Posted by Port Houston on Sep 26, 2017 3:43:36 PM

Port Chairman Janiece Longoria provided a port update focused on Hurricane Harvey during Economic Alliance Houston Port Region's Gulf Coast Industry Forum Sept. 20-21.

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Topics: maritime, Houston, economy, industrial, shipping

Port Dispatchers Called to Duty During Hurricane Harvey

Posted by Port Houston on Sep 20, 2017 9:12:25 AM

Caption: Port Houston Dispatch representatives, Juan Sanchez and Tom Sauls.

Two Port Houston dispatchers served many others during the catastrophic rain events from Hurricane Harvey in late August.

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Topics: ports, Houston, dispatch, hurricane, emergency management

Port Houston’s Small Business Team Helping Houston Get Back to Business

Posted by Port Houston on Sep 15, 2017 1:09:48 PM

Hurricane Harvey took a toll on many Texans as flooding affected homes and businesses and brought a demand for various recovery related services.

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Topics: small businesses, community, disaster, recovery, workforce

PORT HOUSTON FOREIGN TRADE ZONE CONFERENCE DRAWS BUSINESSES

Posted by Port Houston on Sep 7, 2017 3:47:50 PM

More than 100 attendees learned the benefits, costs, best practices and processes of operating business in a foreign trade zone at Port Houston’s foreign trade zone conference August 24.

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Topics: Houston, FTZ, trade, imports, exports