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Port Houston Volunteers at Keegan’s Kitchen Event

Posted by Port Houston on Sep 5, 2018 11:06:44 AM

Port Houston partnered with the Houston Food Bank on a new community project called Keegan’s Kitchen Aug. 30, providing a total of 5,500 prepared meals to the Houston region.

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Topics: Houston, Texas, community, volunteering, maritime

Port Houston Breaks into Top 5 U.S. Container Ports Ranking

Posted by Port Houston on Sep 4, 2018 11:06:17 AM

Due to continued strong growth in loaded containerized cargo, Port Houston has surged higher in the rankings of the top container ports in the United States. Port Houston, which has been expanding rapidly in recent years, has climbed to become the fifth largest container port in the U.S., according to JOC Piers data covering the second quarter of 2018.

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Topics: Houston, containers, shipping, maritime, Texas

Top U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Official Tours the Port of Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 29, 2018 9:04:54 AM

Ryan Fisher, the second highest ranking civilian in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, visited the greater Port of Houston Aug. 21.

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Topics: Houston, waterway, channel, ports, Texas, maritime

Corps Major General Visits Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 27, 2018 1:21:05 PM

Port Houston welcomed Major General Scott Spellmon, deputy commanding general for civil and emergency operations with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and his staff for a briefing and tour of the public and private terminals on the Houston Ship Channel.  

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Topics: Houston, channel, waterway, dredging, navigation, maritime

Port Houston Executive Director Receives a Houston Business Journal “Most Admired CEO” Award

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 23, 2018 5:09:38 PM
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Topics: Houston, leadership, CEO, ports, maritime, Texas

Shell Receives 2018 Maritime Company of the Year Award

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 22, 2018 1:22:32 PM

The Greater Houston Port Bureau named Shell as its 2018 honoree during the organization’s annual maritime dinner Aug. 18.

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Topics: Houston, ports, maritime, community, Texas, shipping

New Cranes Arrive at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 8, 2018 3:52:11 PM

Port Houston's three new Neopanamax cranes completed their nearly 90-day journey from Shanghai, China arriving to Port Houston’s Bayport Container Terminal August 7. The cranes highlight about $100 million in investments.

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Topics: containers, cranes, maritime, Houston, ports, shipping

Strong Mid-Year Growth at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 7, 2018 11:10:29 AM

Port Houston moved 1.3 million container TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) through the first six months of 2018, a six percent increase from 2017, Executive Director Roger Guenther announced in his report to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority in its regular monthly meeting in July.

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Topics: containers, growth, Port Commission, operations, Houston, ports

M/V Sam Houston Marks 60th Anniversary

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 6, 2018 10:54:00 AM

Caption: Port Houston employees tour the M/V Sam Houston Boat Tour for the 60th anniversary.

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Topics: community, tour, Sam Houston, ports, maritime

Port Houston Volunteers at Oyster Restoration Project

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 3, 2018 9:27:31 AM

Oysters are often thought of as small creatures, but rarely do they receive the recognition for the big impact they play in Galveston Bay and our local ecosystems. Port Houston teamed up with the Galveston Bay Foundation for the third annual Oyster Reef Restoration Project near Galveston’s Sweetwater Preserve July 22.

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Topics: community, volunteer, Houston, Texas, ports, oysters, stewardship

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