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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: Houston, trade, shipping, cargo, Asia

SeaLand New Gulf Service Calls Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on May 3, 2018 9:29:14 AM

Port Houston is the first U.S. port of call in a new service between the United States and Latin America called the Gulf Ocean Express, which is operated by SeaLand, the Intra-Americas ocean carrier of the Maersk Group.

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Topics: Houston, shipping, cargo, Gulf Coast, all water

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

Bahri Presents Port Houston With Ship Model

Posted by Port Houston on Mar 8, 2018 9:40:49 AM

Caption: Bahri shipping executives unveil ship model to Port Houston management.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, shipping, cargo, vessel

New Vessel, MSC VITTORIA, Calls To Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Jan 30, 2018 7:56:06 AM

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Port Houston was the first U.S. port of call during the inaugural voyage of the MSC Vittoria, a new larger vessel on the TA6 MedGulf service rotation at the Bayport Container Terminal Jan. 26.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, shipping, vessel, voyage

Port Houston Receives Economic Impact Award from the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 4, 2017 10:19:19 AM

Port Houston received the Economic Impact Award from the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston at the chamber's annual gala Sept. 30.

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Topics: maritime, ports, economy, shipping, jobs

Gulf Coast Industry Forum Highlights Houston as the “Irreplaceable Port”

Posted by Port Houston on Sep 26, 2017 3:43:36 PM

Port Chairman Janiece Longoria provided a port update focused on Hurricane Harvey during Economic Alliance Houston Port Region's Gulf Coast Industry Forum Sept. 20-21.

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Topics: maritime, Houston, economy, industrial, shipping

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