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Harris County International Trade and Transportation Conference Focuses on Freight Mobility

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 10, 2018 10:59:13 AM
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Topics: transportation, trade, freight, Houston, Harris County, shipping

Port Houston Hosts Beach Cleanup Event at Morgan’s Point

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 4, 2018 8:18:25 AM

Port Houston employees teamed up with Galveston Bay Foundation to host one of our largest environmental cleanup events of the year. Despite having to reschedule the original event due to Tropical Storm Florence, more than 100 volunteers showed up at Morgan’s Point to lend a helping hand, collecting 2,174 pounds of trash and recyclables from the beach and surrounding areas.

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Topics: Houston, community, environment, beach, stewardship

Port Houston Senior Director of Small Business and Education Outreach Receives TSU Maritime Award

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 3, 2018 1:31:25 PM

Port Houston Senior Director of Small Business and Education Outreach, Gilda Ramirez, received the Texas Southern University 2018 Paul Cuffee Maritime Leadership Award at the college’s advisory board meeting Nov. 15.

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Topics: Houston, ports, maritime, business, education

Port Houston Gives Back with Thanksgiving Project

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 28, 2018 8:51:42 AM

More than 80 volunteers, comprised of Port Houston team members, their friends and family, helped share in the spirit of Thanksgiving by preparing and delivering meals to local families in need Nov. 22.

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Topics: Houston, community, volunteer, Texas, ports

Port Houston Meets with Qingdao City Delegation

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 27, 2018 5:12:33 PM

Port Houston welcomed a business delegation from Qingdao City, China Nov. 21. Staff highlighted the port’s geographic location, surrounding facilities and Houston Ship Channel connections and history. The port has three East Asia all-water container services via the Panama Canal.

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Topics: Houston, Texas, ports, maritime, container, trade, Asia

The I-69 System: The Alternate Route for Texas

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 20, 2018 3:17:29 PM

Port Houston leadership and staff with U.S. Rep. Brian Babin.

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Topics: Houston, freight, transportation, infrastructure, Texas, ports, maritime

Port Houston’s 2018 Container Business Booming

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 14, 2018 3:58:41 PM

Port Houston exceeded the two million TEU mark in September. Container volume at Port Houston’s container terminals remains vigorous as cargo movement continues to lead last year’s pace showing a 10 percent growth through the third quarter.

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Topics: containers, business, trade, Houston, maritime

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

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