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Port Houston Hosts Foreign Trade Zone Conference

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 12, 2018 11:26:07 AM

Port Houston hosted industry professionals at its 2018 Foreign Trade Zone conference Dec. 6. The informational event provided beneficial communication and networking opportunities to current FTZ users and providers.

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Topics: Houston, Texas, ports, maritime, foreign trade zone

Port Houston Gives Back with Thanksgiving Project

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 28, 2018 8:51:42 AM

More than 80 volunteers, comprised of Port Houston team members, their friends and family, helped share in the spirit of Thanksgiving by preparing and delivering meals to local families in need Nov. 22.

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Topics: Houston, community, volunteer, Texas, ports

Port Houston Meets with Qingdao City Delegation

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 27, 2018 5:12:33 PM

Port Houston welcomed a business delegation from Qingdao City, China Nov. 21. Staff highlighted the port’s geographic location, surrounding facilities and Houston Ship Channel connections and history. The port has three East Asia all-water container services via the Panama Canal.

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Topics: Houston, Texas, ports, maritime, container, trade, Asia

The I-69 System: The Alternate Route for Texas

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 20, 2018 3:17:29 PM

Port Houston leadership and staff with U.S. Rep. Brian Babin.

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Topics: Houston, freight, transportation, infrastructure, Texas, ports, maritime

Port Houston Participates at Greens Bayou Regatta Race

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 23, 2018 4:51:45 PM

Port Houston employees joined dozens of fellow canoe and kayak enthusiasts for the annual Greens Bayou Regatta, a 7.5 mile paddle race held Oct. 6. The event focuses on combining recreation, stewardship and education on one of Houston’s most beautiful and secluded waterways, Greens Bayou.

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Topics: maritime, community, regatta, stewardship, environment, Houston, Texas

Port Houston and Energy Efficiency: The SMART Port

Posted by Port Houston on Sep 13, 2018 2:39:13 PM

Port Houston is expanding its energy efficiency program to save money on energy expenses. Initially limited to the Executive Building, the program is being expanded to other Port Houston facilities and terminals.

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Topics: Houston, Texas, maritime, energy, environment, air quality

Port Houston Volunteers at Keegan’s Kitchen Event

Posted by Port Houston on Sep 5, 2018 11:06:44 AM

Port Houston partnered with the Houston Food Bank on a new community project called Keegan’s Kitchen Aug. 30, providing a total of 5,500 prepared meals to the Houston region.

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Topics: Houston, Texas, community, volunteering, maritime

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: Houston, containers, shipping, maritime, Texas

Top U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Official Tours the Port of Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 29, 2018 9:04:54 AM

Ryan Fisher, the second highest ranking civilian in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, visited the greater Port of Houston Aug. 21.

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

Port Houston Executive Director Receives a Houston Business Journal “Most Admired CEO” Award

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 23, 2018 5:09:38 PM
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Topics: Houston, leadership, CEO, ports, maritime, Texas

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