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Port Houston Attends Groundbreaking Ceremony for Broadway Double Track Project

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 1, 2018 4:08:54 PM

Public officials, Port Houston and members of the Port Terminal Railroad Association joined together at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Broadway Double Track project near Manchester Street in the Port of Houston Oct. 1.

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Topics: Houston, rail, maritime, ports, intermodal

Port Houston: Going Fishin’ For a Cause

Posted by Port Houston on Sep 27, 2018 10:46:55 AM

Port Houston participated at the inaugural Hook Line and Sinker Fishing Tournament, hosted by the La Porte-Bayshore Chamber of Commerce in July.

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Topics: Houston, community, volunteer, fishing, maritime, ports

Port Houston Participates at Gulf Coast Industry Forum

Posted by Port Houston on Sep 25, 2018 1:30:59 PM

Petrochemical, maritime and logistics professionals joined together for the annual Gulf Coast Industry Forum organized by Economic Alliance Houston Port Region Sept. 19 and 20.

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Topics: Houston, maritime, petrochemical, ports, Gulf Coast

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

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: Houston, leadership, CEO, ports, maritime, Texas

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

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

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: containers, growth, Port Commission, operations, Houston, ports

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: community, tour, Sam Houston, ports, maritime

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

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