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.
Port Houston participated in a technology panel at the XChain²: Blockchain for Supply Chain and Logistics Forum May 21-22, discussing how terminal operators and ports are an essential part of the global supply chain strategy.
Port Houston volunteers had their hands full (of cordgrass) this spring, as they partnered with the Galveston Bay Foundation on several environmental stewardship projects focused on beautifying and restoring the bay.
Each year, the M/V Sam Houston Boat Tour brings nearly 30,000 visitors to Port Houston for a free, educational trip along the Houston Ship Channel.