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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

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

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

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: Houston, community, economy, ports, 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, Texas, Gulf Coast, shipping, cargo





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