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.
Port Houston welcomed more than 50 high school teachers from across the United States June 28 during the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration's Planet Stewards workshop in Houston and Galveston.
U.S. Rep. Brian Babin and his staff took a waterside tour of the Port of Houston May 31, with Port Houston staffers providing a briefing for the Congressman along the way.
Caption: Port Commissioners at the June 26 meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority.
Middle school students with The Village School- Pumps and Pipes STEAM Academy took a tour of Port Houston recently.
Port Houston Chairman Janiece Longoria provided the keynote address at the Shared Quarters National Maritime Workforce Conference at the San Jacinto Maritime Technology and Training Center June 5.
Port Houston steel imports increased by 17 percent and container activity grew by 3 percent over 2017, Executive Director Roger Guenther reported at the May Port Commission meeting. Guenther also stated that April was “another strong month” for cargo at port facilities.
This spring, more than 155 students graduated through the port’s highly acclaimed maritime education program and Port Houston hosted several graduation dinners to recognize them.