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Top U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Official Tours the Port of Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 29, 2018 9:04:54 AM

Ryan Fisher, the second highest ranking civilian in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, visited the greater Port of Houston Aug. 21.

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

Port Houston Executive Director Receives a Houston Business Journal “Most Admired CEO” Award

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 23, 2018 5:09:38 PM
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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, leadership, Texas, CEO

Shell Receives 2018 Maritime Company of the Year Award

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 22, 2018 1:22:32 PM

The Greater Houston Port Bureau named Shell as its 2018 honoree during the organization’s annual maritime dinner Aug. 18.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, community, shipping, Texas

New Cranes Arrive at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 8, 2018 3:52:11 PM

Port Houston's three new Neopanamax cranes completed their nearly 90-day journey from Shanghai, China arriving to Port Houston’s Bayport Container Terminal August 7. The cranes highlight about $100 million in investments.

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Topics: maritime, cranes, ports, Houston, shipping, containers

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

M/V Sam Houston Marks 60th Anniversary

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 6, 2018 10:54:00 AM

Caption: Port Houston employees tour the M/V Sam Houston Boat Tour for the 60th anniversary.

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Topics: maritime, ports, community, tour, Sam Houston

Port Houston Volunteers at Oyster Restoration Project

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 3, 2018 9:27:31 AM

Oysters are often thought of as small creatures, but rarely do they receive the recognition for the big impact they play in Galveston Bay and our local ecosystems. Port Houston teamed up with the Galveston Bay Foundation for the third annual Oyster Reef Restoration Project near Galveston’s Sweetwater Preserve July 22.

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Topics: ports, Houston, community, stewardship, Texas, volunteer, oysters

Port Houston Honored at Port Appreciation Day

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 2, 2018 9:07:58 AM

Port Houston generated more than 38 million tons of cargo in 2017, Chairman Janiece Longoria told attendees at the Houston East End Chamber’s Port Appreciation Day Expo and Luncheon July 25.

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Topics: ports, Houston, community, economy, Texas

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

City of Houston Chief Resiliency Officer Visits Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Jul 17, 2018 11:34:49 AM

Port Houston hosted a briefing for the City of Houston's Chief Resiliency Officer Stephen Costello June 29.  Port staff highlighted the impacts of Hurricane Harvey on the Houston Ship Channel and discussed the need for strategies to minimize the effects of future flood and rain events on the waterway.

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Topics: ports, Houston, channel, government relations, waterway

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