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Port Houston Community Outreach Hits the Ground Running in 2019

Posted by Port Houston on Mar 21, 2019 2:44:32 PM
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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, community, outreach

Commissioner Dean Corgey Reappointed to Port Commission

Posted by Port Houston on Mar 20, 2019 1:49:56 PM

Dean E. Corgey has been reappointed to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority in February by the Houston City Council. He serves on the port’s Pension and Benefits Committee.

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

Texas Ports Association “Navigates the Future” at 1st Annual Conference

Posted by Port Houston on Mar 18, 2019 11:03:58 AM

Texas ports play a crucial role in the state’s economy, creating nearly 1.4 million jobs and a total of over $68 billion in federal, state and local tax revenue in the U.S., and about $7 billion of state and local taxes are supported in the state of Texas.

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

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

Key Homeland Security Exercise Held at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Mar 4, 2019 3:35:12 PM

More than 200 participants from 13 Houston-area public safety agencies and 20 industry partners participated in a federally sponsored emergency management exercise Dec. 4 and 5.

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Topics: safety, ports, Houston, security, emergency management, community

Port Houston: Keeping Safety in the Forefront

Posted by Port Houston on Mar 4, 2019 3:22:53 PM

Recent safety initiatives put in place at Port Houston are aimed at ensuring a healthy and safe work environment for employees, tenants and visitors alike.

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Topics: maritime, safety, ports, Houston, Texas

Small Businesses Benefit Through Port Capital Projects Forum

Posted by Port Houston on Feb 28, 2019 11:31:49 AM

More than 150 local small business representatives attended the port’s Small Business Capital Improvement Projects and Subcontracting Opportunities Forum Feb. 6. Port Houston’s small business development program was created to provide opportunities for local small businesses to participate in contracting and procurement at the port.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, community, contracts, procurement, small business, projects, outreach

Maritime Education Links Port Houston with UHD, HCC and Houston ISD

Posted by Port Houston on Feb 19, 2019 5:11:43 PM

Port Houston is committed to furthering maritime education in the Houston region. Port Houston participated during a Maritime Letter of Intent signing ceremony with the University of Houston-Downtown, Houston Community College and Houston ISD for the launch of a maritime degree progression program. The partnership will create pathways to degrees and careers for many students and aspiring professionals.

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

Port Houston Collaborates with Partners: Port 101 Nexus to Success Seminar Held

Posted by Port Houston on Feb 15, 2019 2:46:22 PM
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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, shipping, real estate, commercial, property

Port Commissioners Fitzgerald, Mease Reappointed

Posted by Port Houston on Feb 13, 2019 3:43:28 PM

       

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

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