Caption: Port Houston's Community Relations and Events team delivering food drive items.
Port Houston’s Small Business and Education Outreach Department held an industry Capital Projects Forum Feb. 15 at the port’s executive building. More than 300 small business representatives attended.
Port Houston hosted a Perishables Summit Feb. 14-15 at the port’s executive building. The meeting was a platform to engage with exporters, growers and industries involved with the perishables trade focusing on imports of fruits and vegetables.
Theldon R. Branch III was reappointed to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority by the Houston City Council Feb. 7.
Bahri Logistics’ M/V Bahri Hofuf V.16 discharged the heaviest piece of cargo the company has ever handled on its new state-of-the -art 26,000 dwt Bahri Class RoCon vessels at Port Houston January 31.
The Port Commission renewed Port Houston’s membership with the Alliance for I-69 Texas during January’s Port Commission meeting.
Port Commissioner Stephen H. DonCarlos was recently appointed for another two-year term by the Harris County Mayors and Councils Association. The organization represents around 16 cities in Harris County.
Port Houston was the first U.S. port of call during the inaugural voyage of the MSC Vittoria, a new larger vessel on the TA6 MedGulf service rotation at the Bayport Container Terminal Jan. 26.
RADM Tim Gallaudet, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, met with Port Houston staff Jan. 11 at the port’s executive building.
Port Houston’s Sr. Director of Trade Development John Moseley provided the port’s 2018 outlook at the International Transportation Management Association Houston chapter’s monthly luncheon Jan. 10.