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Commissioner John Kennedy Reappointed To Port Commission

Posted by Port Houston on Feb 28, 2018 8:46:42 AM

John D. Kennedy was reappointed to the Port Commission by the Harris County Commissioners Court Feb. 27. He was originally appointed to the Port Commission in December of 2012.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, leadership, Port Commission

Port Commissioner Branch III Reappointed

Posted by Port Houston on Feb 13, 2018 9:37:47 AM

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Theldon R. Branch III was reappointed to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority by the Houston City Council Feb. 7.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, leadership, Port Commission

Port Commissioner DonCarlos Reappointed

Posted by Port Houston on Jan 31, 2018 2:25:53 PM

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Port Commissioner Stephen H. DonCarlos was recently appointed for another two-year term by the Harris County Mayors and Councils Association. The organization represents around 16 cities in Harris County.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, leadership, Port Commission

Containers, Steel Imports Lead Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 18, 2017 11:28:36 AM

As Port Houston closes out another year, port facilities continue to deliver solid results. Executive Director Roger Guenther reported that main drivers of the port’s growth include containers and steel imports.

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Topics: ports, Houston, leadership, steel, containers, growth

Port Houston Chairman Provides Annual "State of the Port" Address

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 20, 2017 9:27:04 AM

Port Houston Chairman Janiece Longoria provided a “State of the Port” address at the Greater Houston Partnership’s luncheon Nov. 16.

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

Port Houston's Small Business Advisory Council Meets; Building Partnerships

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 9, 2017 1:09:02 PM

Port Houston held its quarterly Small Business Advisory Council meeting recently, with Senior Director of Small Business and Education Outreach Gilda Ramirez and staff providing an update on port small business engagement activities and events.

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Topics: small businesses, leadership, workforce, governance, procurement

Port Chairman Receives Texas Law School Alumna Community Service Award

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 11, 2017 10:35:06 AM

Port Chairman Janiece Longoria was honored with the University of Texas School of Law's Distinguished Alumna for Community Service Award Oct. 6.

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Topics: leadership, Port Commission, community, awards, service

PORT CHAIRMAN RECOGNIZED AS “MARITIME PERSON OF THE YEAR” AT ANNUAL MARITIME DINNER

Posted by Port Houston on Sep 7, 2017 3:47:35 PM

Port Commission Chairman Janiece Longoria was honored with the prestigious “Maritime Person of the Year” award at the Greater Houston Port Bureau’s Annual Maritime Dinner August 19.

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Topics: maritime, award, leadership, Port Commission

INTERAGENCY MENTOR PROTÉGÉ PROGRAM GRADUATES GAIN BUSINESS EXPERIENCE

Posted by Port Houston on Sep 7, 2017 3:46:51 PM

In July, Port Houston’s small business department hosted a graduation reception for the Interagency Mentor Protégé Program 2017 class on the M/V Sam Houston.

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Topics: Houston, small businesses, leadership, entrepreneurship

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