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Port Hosts NOAA Planet Stewards Workshop

Posted by Port Houston on Jul 9, 2018 10:44:05 AM

Port Houston welcomed more than 50 high school teachers from across the United States June 28 during the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration's Planet Stewards workshop in Houston and Galveston.

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Topics: ports, Houston, community, stewardship, environment

Congressman Brian Babin Tours Port

Posted by Port Houston on Jul 6, 2018 8:36:27 AM

U.S. Rep. Brian Babin and his staff took a waterside tour of the Port of Houston May 31, with Port Houston staffers providing a briefing for the Congressman along the way.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, legislature, government relations, policy

Seamax Greenwich Calls at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Jul 5, 2018 8:15:41 AM

Port Houston was recently added as a port of call for MSC’s existing Indus Service that serves the U.S., India and the Middle East via the Suez Canal.

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Topics: maritime, Houston, imports, shipping, cargo, containers

Record Month at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Jun 27, 2018 4:38:24 PM

Caption: Port Commissioners at the June 26 meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority.

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Topics: ports, Houston, shipping, containers, operations

Port Houston Welcomes Village School Pumps and Pipes STEAM Academy Students

Posted by Port Houston on Jun 18, 2018 3:03:07 PM

Middle school students with The Village School- Pumps and Pipes STEAM Academy took a tour of Port Houston recently.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, education, community

Port Houston Participates in Shared Quarters National Maritime Workforce Conference

Posted by Port Houston on Jun 12, 2018 5:13:09 PM

Port Houston Chairman Janiece Longoria provided the keynote address at the Shared Quarters National Maritime Workforce Conference at the San Jacinto Maritime Technology and Training Center June 5.

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Topics: ports, Houston, education, workforce, Texas

Port Houston Receives Lloyd's List "Port Operator of the Year" Award

Posted by Port Houston on Jun 11, 2018 9:36:41 AM

Caption: Chief Port Operations Officer Jeff Davis accepts award from Lloyd's List representative.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, Texas, operations

Container Growth Strong at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Jun 6, 2018 9:07:06 AM

Port Houston steel imports increased by 17 percent and container activity grew by 3 percent over 2017, Executive Director Roger Guenther reported at the May Port Commission meeting. Guenther also stated that April was “another strong month” for cargo at port facilities.

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Topics: ports, Houston, Texas, containers, growth

Port Houston Named Best Seaport - North America

Posted by Port Houston on Jun 4, 2018 1:30:29 PM

Asia Cargo News named Port Houston the Best Seaport in North America, after tallying results from thousands of shippers and industry experts around the globe, Port Houston Executive Director Roger Guenther told the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority during its May meeting.

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Topics: Houston, trade, shipping, cargo, Asia

Local Maritime Education Students Honored By Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on May 31, 2018 8:47:47 AM

This spring, more than 155 students graduated through the port’s highly acclaimed maritime education program and Port Houston hosted several graduation dinners to recognize them.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, education, community

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