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TCEQ Visits Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 25, 2018 11:51:34 AM

Representatives from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality in Austin visited Port Houston to discuss efforts to further reduce seaport and rail yard emissions Oct. 24.

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Topics: Houston, environment, stewardship, ports, maritime, air quality

Port Houston Participates at Greens Bayou Regatta Race

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 23, 2018 4:51:45 PM

Port Houston employees joined dozens of fellow canoe and kayak enthusiasts for the annual Greens Bayou Regatta, a 7.5 mile paddle race held Oct. 6. The event focuses on combining recreation, stewardship and education on one of Houston’s most beautiful and secluded waterways, Greens Bayou.

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Topics: maritime, community, regatta, stewardship, environment, Houston, Texas

Port Houston Partners with Hermann Park Conservancy for Fifth Annual “Park to Port” Bike Ride

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 17, 2018 1:31:15 PM

Port Houston teamed up with the Hermann Park Conservancy to host more than 670 riders and 100 volunteers at the fifth annual "Park to Port" Bike Ride, which was held Oct. 6.

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

Port Houston Steers Small Businesses Ahead with Fall Port University Course

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 16, 2018 4:21:42 PM

Port Houston kicked off its fall Port University course for small businesses Sept. 26 with presentations from various departments about doing business with the port.

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Topics: Houston, environment, small business, procurement, maritime, ports

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

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