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Port Houston Inspires Students at Junior Achievement Day

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 22, 2017 8:37:22 AM

Port Houston continues to demonstrate its strong commitment to education, whether from inside the classroom, at the workplace and beyond. Port Houston strives to increase public awareness with students in the community regarding the port and its role in the local, regional, and national economy.

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Topics: ports, Houston, education, community, volunteering, Texas, students, learning

Port Commission Approves Agreement For Grant Funding

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 21, 2017 2:53:40 PM

The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority has authorized an interlocal agreement with Harris County to receive environmental grant funding under the Harris County Local Initiative Project at a public meeting Dec. 12.

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Topics: ports, Houston, environmental, stewardship, trucking

A Very Merry "Silver Santa" Christmas

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 21, 2017 10:10:42 AM

Port Police and Security Departments Support Housing Communities During Holiday Season

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Topics: ports, Houston, police, community, volunteer, Christmas

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 Small Business Efforts on Spotlight At Chamber Event

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 14, 2017 7:59:16 AM

 

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Topics: ports, Houston, small businesses, workforce, business development

Port Houston Gives Back With "Shoeboxes For Seafarers" PRoject

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 14, 2017 7:45:59 AM

Did you know that St. Nicholas is the patron saint of seafarers, as well as of children? Port Houston is proud to continue a wonderful tradition of spreading holiday cheer by providing small gifts to visiting seafarers through the “Shoeboxes for Seafarers” program.  The program, which has been running for more than 40 years, is organized by the Houston International Seafarers’ Center.  

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Topics: maritime, ports, community, volunteering, Seafarers, Christmas

Port Houston Recognized for Transparency Efforts by Texas Comptroller

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 28, 2017 10:56:08 AM

Port Houston is the latest local government to achieve specific transparency goals related to public pensions through the Comptroller’s Transparency Stars program, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar has announced.  

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Topics: ports, Houston, governance, financial, transparency

Port Houston Celebrates The Season Of Giving With Thanksgiving Project

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 27, 2017 11:02:18 AM

Port Houston helped spread the holiday spirit by preparing and packaging Thanksgiving meals for 22  families at the Houston International Seafarers’ Center. Families included both local community members and Port Houston staff affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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Topics: ports, Houston, community, giving, holiday, volunteer

Port Houston Hosts Perishables Roundtable

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 21, 2017 10:05:35 AM

Port Houston hosted more than 30 industry representatives for a Perishables Roundtable at the port’s Executive Building Nov. 15.

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Topics: ports, Houston, perishables, refrigerated cargo, logistics

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

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