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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

Port Houston Inspires Students at Junior Achievement Day

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 22, 2017 8:37:22 AM

Port Houston continues to demonstrate its strong commitment to education, whether from inside the classroom, at the workplace and beyond. Port Houston strives to increase public awareness with students in the community regarding the port and its role in the local, regional, and national economy.

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Topics: ports, Houston, education, community, volunteering, Texas, students, learning

Port Houston Chairman Provides Annual "State of the Port" Address

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 20, 2017 9:27:04 AM

Port Houston Chairman Janiece Longoria provided a “State of the Port” address at the Greater Houston Partnership’s luncheon Nov. 16.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, channel, leadership, Texas

Texas House Select Committee Visits Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 8, 2017 9:07:36 AM

Port Houston welcomed the House Select Committee on Texas Ports, Innovation and Infrastructure at the Bayport Container Terminal Nov. 1.

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Topics: ports, Houston, economy, Texas, commerce, legislature

Port Houston: The “Backpack Buddies”

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 26, 2017 4:10:30 PM

Port Houston’s latest community event took place at the Houston Food Bank Oct. 18, with teams working together to benefit the Backpack Buddy program.

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Topics: ports, Houston, community, Texas, food

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