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Spring Port University Opens Doors For Small Businesses

Posted by Port Houston on May 8, 2018 12:58:59 PM

Port Houston held its semi-annual Port University workshop during the month of April. Port University, a four-week training course, is an outreach program designed to educate small businesses about procurement opportunities at the port. The workshops are presented in collaboration with the University of Houston Small Business Development Center.

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Topics: ports, Houston, workforce, procurement, small business

Port Houston Sponsors Maritime and Logistics Expo

Posted by Port Houston on May 7, 2018 10:41:51 AM

Nearly 500 students attended the 2018 Maritime and Logistics Youth Expo held at the San Jacinto College Maritime Technology and Training Center April 20.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, education, career

Port Hosts Successful Third Annual JOC Gulf Shipping Conference

Posted by Port Houston on May 2, 2018 8:43:01 AM

More than 400 people attended the third annual JOC Gulf Shipping Conference hosted by Port Houston and organized by The Journal of Commerce and parent company IHS Markit, April 16-18.

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Topics: container, ports, trade, shipping, Gulf Coast

Port Houston Delivers Consistent Results and Growth in April

Posted by Port Houston on May 1, 2018 11:29:57 AM

Year-to-date total tonnage for Port Houston through March is 9.7 million, reflecting a 2 percent increase compared to the same period last year. Results showed that bulk material and steel were the primary drivers for the growth.

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Topics: ports, Houston, containers, growth, TEU

LyondellBasell's Houston Refinery Marks 100th Anniversary

Posted by Port Houston on Apr 10, 2018 9:31:10 AM
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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, refinery, petrochemical

Port Houston Participates in Local Community Programs

Posted by Port Houston on Apr 3, 2018 11:23:20 AM

Caption: Port Houston employees volunteering at Trash Bash event.

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Topics: ports, Houston, community, Texas, volunteer

Cargo Tonnage Growth at Port Up 7 Percent

Posted by Port Houston on Apr 2, 2018 1:24:33 PM

The amount of cargo handled at Port Houston was up 7 percent through the first two months of 2018, signaling another strong year, Executive Director Roger Guenther announced at the March Port Commission meeting.  

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Topics: ports, Houston, Port Commission, cargo, growth

Port Houston Receives U.S. Coast Guard Admiral Bennis Award

Posted by Port Houston on Mar 29, 2018 8:35:16 AM

Port Houston was presented with the Rear Admiral Richard E. Bennis Award for Excellence in Maritime Security by U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral John P. Nadeau, Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy. The presentation was made during the regular meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority March 27.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, Coast Guard, security

Port Houston Welcomes Houston’s Consul General of France to Port

Posted by Port Houston on Mar 22, 2018 8:15:06 AM

Port Houston hosted the Consul General of France, Alexis Andres, and his staff for a briefing and tour March 20 at the Executive Building.

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Topics: ports, Houston, delegation, tour, government

Barbours Cut Ship-to-Shore Cranes “Swap” at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Mar 13, 2018 9:04:43 AM

Port Houston and Industrial Cranes Services, Inc. performed a “crane swap” at the Barbours Cut Container Terminal to regroup the remaining old generation ship-to-shore cranes March 11. This will provide better customer service for vessel calls and prepare the facility for the next phase of wharf renovation.

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Topics: terminal, cranes, ports, Houston, containers

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