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Port Secures New CMA CGM/Marfret MedCaribe Service

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 20, 2019 8:52:49 AM

The Spirit of Melbourne called at Port Houston’s Bayport Container Terminal.

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Topics: maritime, container, Houston, shipping, cargo, Texas

Universal Africa Lines to Call Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 16, 2019 8:20:47 AM

Port Houston maiden voyage plaque presentation with Port Houston staff, UAL representatives, M/V MarMalaita vessel Captain Slepchenko and stevedore Schroder Marine.

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Topics: maritime, Houston, shipping, cargo, breakbulk

Port Houston Successfully Completes NAVIS N4 Upgrade

Posted by Port Houston on Jul 30, 2019 7:56:52 AM

Caption: Port Houston container terminal truck gates.

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Topics: maritime, container, ports, Houston, shipping, technology, operations

Continuing Improvements: Houston Ship Channel Widening and Deepening is Gaining Momentum

Posted by Port Houston on Jul 16, 2019 11:10:29 AM

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ study of potential improvements to the Houston Ship Channel is nearing completion. The study, that began in 2015, has been conducted in partnership with Port Houston and has examined the feasibility and national benefits of various widening, deepening and other improvements for the channel. This will be the eleventh major improvement project to the waterway over its century and a half history.

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Topics: maritime, ports, dredging, shipping, waterway, Houston Ship Channel

Contract Awarded for Nine New Yard Cranes at Bayport

Posted by Port Houston on Jul 15, 2019 1:15:52 PM

Caption: RTG cranes transiting the Houston Ship Channel in 2018.

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Topics: maritime, container, cranes, ports, Houston, shipping

Port Hosts JOC Gulf Shipping Conference

Posted by Port Houston on Jun 11, 2019 8:33:53 AM

Caption: Port Houston Executive Director Roger Guenther

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Topics: maritime, container, ports, Houston, shipping, Gulf Coast

Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher Tours Bayport Container Terminal via Fireboat

Posted by Port Houston on May 28, 2019 4:33:26 PM

 

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, shipping, Texas, legislature, government relations

Port Houston Welcomes Gabonese Officials for Commercial Discussion

Posted by Port Houston on May 2, 2019 7:58:47 AM

Port Houston welcomed a group of Gabonese officials and a representative of Houston-based energy company, VAALCO Energy Group, for a discussion on the port’s infrastructure, growth and investments April 17. Notably in attendance was the deputy director of the Prime Minister of Gabon’s Cabinet.

Chief Legal Officer Erik Eriksson and Chief Information Technology Officer Charles Thompson provided welcome remarks; and Senior Trade Development Manager Will Whitehouse delivered a commercial presentation.

Group discussion covered maritime trade and development along the Houston Ship Channel including energy, containers and project cargoes. Port Houston staff also provided the guests with information on port’s background and history, public facilities and the Houston Ship Channel’s economic impact.

The delegation’s purpose for visiting Port Houston was to discuss trade, investment and development opportunities.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, shipping, Texas, delegation, government relations

AAPA Hosts Business Development Workshop at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Apr 25, 2019 8:43:52 AM

Chief Commercial Officer John Moseley presents to AAPA group.

Port Houston welcomed nearly 30 industry professionals at the American Association of Port Authorities Business Development Workshop April 3.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, shipping, business development

Commissioner Dean Corgey Reappointed to Port Commission

Posted by Port Houston on Mar 20, 2019 1:49:56 PM

Dean E. Corgey has been reappointed to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority in February by the Houston City Council. He serves on the port’s Pension and Benefits Committee.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, leadership, Port Commission, shipping

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