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Port Houston Volunteers at Oyster Restoration Project

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 3, 2018 9:27:31 AM

Oysters are often thought of as small creatures, but rarely do they receive the recognition for the big impact they play in Galveston Bay and our local ecosystems. Port Houston teamed up with the Galveston Bay Foundation for the third annual Oyster Reef Restoration Project near Galveston’s Sweetwater Preserve July 22.

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Topics: ports, Houston, community, stewardship, Texas, volunteer, oysters

Port Houston Honored at Port Appreciation Day

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 2, 2018 9:07:58 AM

Port Houston generated more than 38 million tons of cargo in 2017, Chairman Janiece Longoria told attendees at the Houston East End Chamber’s Port Appreciation Day Expo and Luncheon July 25.

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Topics: ports, Houston, community, economy, Texas

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

Chinese Grain Importers Visit Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Jul 24, 2018 3:25:46 PM

Port Houston welcomed a group of sorghum buyers from China at the Bayport Container Terminal for a tour in conjunction with the Sorghum Checkoff and the U.S. Grains Council July 19.

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Topics: Houston, trade, imports, Texas, grain

Port Houston Participates in Shared Quarters National Maritime Workforce Conference

Posted by Port Houston on Jun 12, 2018 5:13:09 PM

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.

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Topics: ports, Houston, education, workforce, Texas

Port Houston Receives Lloyd's List "Port Operator of the Year" Award

Posted by Port Houston on Jun 11, 2018 9:36:41 AM

Caption: Chief Port Operations Officer Jeff Davis accepts award from Lloyd's List representative.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, Texas, operations

Container Growth Strong at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Jun 6, 2018 9:07:06 AM

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.

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Topics: ports, Houston, Texas, containers, growth

Port Houston Participates in Local Community Programs

Posted by Port Houston on Apr 3, 2018 11:23:20 AM

Caption: Port Houston employees volunteering at Trash Bash event.

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Topics: ports, Houston, community, Texas, volunteer

Romanian Delegation Visits Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Mar 19, 2018 8:34:59 AM

Port Houston hosted a Romanian delegation at the port’s executive building March 14. The country has been making advances in manufacturing and technology and the delegation requested a briefing from several Houston agencies during their Texas visit.

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Topics: maritime, Houston, Texas, tour, government

Texas Farm Bureau Members Visit Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Feb 6, 2018 7:48:08 AM

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Port Houston hosted the Texas Farm Bureau Ag Lead XIII members during their Southeast Texas session at the Bayport and Barbours Cut container terminals for a visit and tour.

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Topics: Houston, exports, Texas, grain, agriculture, cotton

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