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Strong Year-End Results Delivered by Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Feb 11, 2019 4:59:16 PM

Caption: Port Chairman Janiece Longoria presiding over her last Port Commission meeting in January. 

Year-end results for 2018 show that Port Houston’s business continues to be solid, with records set in some areas.

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

Port Chairman Honored for 16 Years of Service on Port Commission

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 20, 2018 1:34:35 PM

Port Commission Chairman Janiece Longoria was recognized for her 16 years of service to Port Houston during the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority’s last regular monthly meeting of 2018, which was held Dec. 12. Chairman Longoria has volunteered on the Port Commission since 2002.

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Topics: maritime, Houston, leadership, Port Commission, shipping, cargo, Texas

Port Houston Participates at Chamber Steel Forum

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 17, 2018 2:35:42 PM

Port Houston was featured at the East End Chamber of Commerce’s Steel Forum Dec. 11.  The event focused on the steel trade and its impact to the economy. Chief Commercial Officer John Moseley and steel experts with JSW Steel, the American Institute for International Steel and Triple-S Steel Supply Chain Co. served on a panel.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, shipping, steel, cargo, breakbulk, Texas

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: Houston, trade, shipping, Harris County, freight, transportation

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, container, ports, trade, shipping, cargo, 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: maritime, Houston, shipping, cargo, breakbulk

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: maritime, Houston, shipping, Texas, containers

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: maritime, ports, Houston, community, shipping, Texas

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: maritime, cranes, ports, Houston, shipping, containers

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, shipping, cargo, Texas, Gulf Coast

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