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Harris County International Trade and Transportation Conference Focuses on Freight Mobility

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 10, 2018 10:59:13 AM
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Topics: transportation, trade, freight, Houston, Harris County, shipping

Port Chairman Recognized at 2018 State of the Port

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 7, 2018 9:16:19 AM

Caption: Port Chairman Longoria and Greater Houston Partnership CEO, Bob Harvey.

On Nov. 29, the Greater Houston Partnership's "State of the Port" event honored Port Chairman Janiece Longoria, who is completing her third and final term. More than 500 industry professionals and public officials attended.

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Topics: maritime, ports, container, cargo, shipping, trade, supply chain

Big Turnout at Breakbulk Americas 2018 Conference

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 11, 2018 2:40:04 PM

Port Houston, the largest breakbulk and general cargo port complex in North America, hosted the annual Breakbulk Americas 2018 conference in Houston for the seventh time in a row.

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Topics: Houston, breakbulk, maritime, cargo, shipping

Port Houston Breaks into Top 5 U.S. Container Ports Ranking

Posted by Port Houston on Sep 4, 2018 11:06:17 AM

Due to continued strong growth in loaded containerized cargo, Port Houston has surged higher in the rankings of the top container ports in the United States. Port Houston, which has been expanding rapidly in recent years, has climbed to become the fifth largest container port in the U.S., according to JOC Piers data covering the second quarter of 2018.

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Topics: Houston, containers, shipping, 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

Port Houston Proves Reliable as a Gateway for Asian Imports to Texas

Posted by Port Houston on Jul 25, 2018 9:00:47 AM

Beginning in 2016, Steve Silver Co. started shifting most of its Asian imports from U.S. West Coast ports to instead go across the docks at Port Houston. The move has provided extra reliability for the Texas-based company.

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Topics: Houston, Texas, Gulf Coast, shipping, cargo

Seamax Greenwich Calls at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Jul 5, 2018 8:15:41 AM

Port Houston was recently added as a port of call for MSC’s existing Indus Service that serves the U.S., India and the Middle East via the Suez Canal.

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Topics: Houston, shipping, cargo, containers, imports, maritime

Record Month at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Jun 27, 2018 4:38:24 PM

Caption: Port Commissioners at the June 26 meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority.

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Topics: operations, containers, Houston, ports, shipping

Port Houston Named Best Seaport - North America

Posted by Port Houston on Jun 4, 2018 1:30:29 PM

Asia Cargo News named Port Houston the Best Seaport in North America, after tallying results from thousands of shippers and industry experts around the globe, Port Houston Executive Director Roger Guenther told the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority during its May meeting.

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Topics: Asia, trade, shipping, cargo, Houston

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