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Port Chairman Recognized at 2018 State of the Port

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 7, 2018 9:16:19 AM

Caption: Port Chairman Longoria and Greater Houston Partnership CEO, Bob Harvey.

On Nov. 29, the Greater Houston Partnership's "State of the Port" event honored Port Chairman Janiece Longoria, who is completing her third and final term. More than 500 industry professionals and public officials attended.

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Topics: maritime, ports, container, cargo, shipping, trade, supply chain

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 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, Texas, Gulf Coast, shipping, cargo

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

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: Asia, trade, shipping, cargo, Houston

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

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: cargo, growth, Port Commission, Houston, ports

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: shipping, maritime, Houston, cargo, ports, 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: heavy lift, cargo, project, Houston, ports

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: transportation, freight, ports, Houston, cargo

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