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Port Houston Proves Reliable as a Gateway for Asian Imports to Texas

Posted by Port Houston on Jul 25, 2018 9:00:47 AM

Beginning in 2016, Steve Silver Co. started shifting most of its Asian imports from U.S. West Coast ports to instead go across the docks at Port Houston. The move has provided extra reliability for the Texas-based company.

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Topics: Houston, shipping, cargo, Texas, Gulf Coast

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

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

SeaLand New Gulf Service Calls Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on May 3, 2018 9:29:14 AM

Port Houston is the first U.S. port of call in a new service between the United States and Latin America called the Gulf Ocean Express, which is operated by SeaLand, the Intra-Americas ocean carrier of the Maersk Group.

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Topics: Houston, shipping, cargo, Gulf Coast, all water

Cargo Tonnage Growth at Port Up 7 Percent

Posted by Port Houston on Apr 2, 2018 1:24:33 PM

The amount of cargo handled at Port Houston was up 7 percent through the first two months of 2018, signaling another strong year, Executive Director Roger Guenther announced at the March Port Commission meeting.  

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Topics: ports, Houston, Port Commission, cargo, growth

Bahri Presents Port Houston With Ship Model

Posted by Port Houston on Mar 8, 2018 9:40:49 AM

Caption: Bahri shipping executives unveil ship model to Port Houston management.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, shipping, cargo, vessel

Bahri Handles Heaviest Cargo Load at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Feb 7, 2018 9:36:11 AM

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Bahri Logistics’ M/V Bahri Hofuf V.16 discharged the heaviest piece of cargo the company has ever handled on its new state-of-the -art 26,000 dwt Bahri Class RoCon vessels at Port Houston January 31.

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Topics: ports, Houston, cargo, heavy lift, project

Port Houston Participates at ITMA Luncheon

Posted by Port Houston on Jan 18, 2018 1:46:47 PM

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Port Houston’s Sr. Director of Trade Development John Moseley provided the port’s 2018 outlook at the International Transportation Management Association Houston chapter’s monthly luncheon Jan. 10.

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Topics: ports, Houston, cargo, freight, transportation

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

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