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Port Houston Successfully Completes NAVIS N4 Upgrade

Posted by Port Houston on Jul 30, 2019 7:56:52 AM

Caption: Port Houston container terminal truck gates.

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Topics: maritime, container, ports, Houston, shipping, technology, operations

Use of Drones Triggers Security Actions at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Mar 4, 2019 4:19:06 PM

When a small camera-equipped drone fell out of the sky trailing smoke over Port Houston’s Turning Basin Terminal recently, it raised some serious security concerns.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, security, operations

Strong Year-End Results Delivered by Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Feb 11, 2019 4:59:16 PM

Caption: Port Chairman Janiece Longoria presiding over her last Port Commission meeting in January. 

Year-end results for 2018 show that Port Houston’s business continues to be solid, with records set in some areas.

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

Port Houston Continues on Record Pace

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 9, 2018 1:12:01 PM

Caption: The Port Commission at the port's September public meeting.

The investments being made at Port Houston continue to pay off. As a result of the completion of the widening and deepening of its Bayport Channel and work on what’s known as the Bayport flare, Port Houston is seeing larger and larger vessels calling its container facilities.

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Topics: maritime, ports, trade, containers, operations

Strong Mid-Year Growth at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 7, 2018 11:10:29 AM

Port Houston moved 1.3 million container TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) through the first six months of 2018, a six percent increase from 2017, Executive Director Roger Guenther announced in his report to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority in its regular monthly meeting in July.

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Topics: ports, Houston, Port Commission, containers, growth, operations

New Crane Simulators to Support the Local Workforce

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 1, 2018 3:04:46 PM

The West Gulf Maritime Association and Port Houston held an unveiling ceremony for two new crane simulators July 26.

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Topics: maritime, cranes, ports, Houston, operations

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 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

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