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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 Named Best Seaport - North America

Posted by Port Houston on Jun 4, 2018 1:30:29 PM

Asia Cargo News named Port Houston the Best Seaport in North America, after tallying results from thousands of shippers and industry experts around the globe, Port Houston Executive Director Roger Guenther told the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority during its May meeting.

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Topics: Houston, trade, shipping, cargo, Asia

Port Hosts Successful Third Annual JOC Gulf Shipping Conference

Posted by Port Houston on May 2, 2018 8:43:01 AM

More than 400 people attended the third annual JOC Gulf Shipping Conference hosted by Port Houston and organized by The Journal of Commerce and parent company IHS Markit, April 16-18.

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Topics: container, ports, trade, shipping, Gulf Coast

Port Houston Meets with Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

Posted by Port Houston on Mar 12, 2018 8:47:47 AM

Port Houston staff welcomed representatives from the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Houston for a briefing and tour at the Bayport Container Terminal.

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Topics: ports, trade, delegation, Asia

Port Houston Hosts Perishables Summit

Posted by Port Houston on Feb 15, 2018 1:05:04 PM

Port Houston hosted a Perishables Summit Feb. 14-15 at the port’s executive building. The meeting was a platform to engage with exporters, growers and industries involved with the perishables trade focusing on imports of fruits and vegetables.

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Topics: ports, Houston, trade, imports, perishables

Harris County International Trade and Transportation Conference Highlights Houston Infrastructure and Economy

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 7, 2017 3:38:09 PM

Port Houston staff participated at the 2017 Harris County International Trade and Transportation Conference at NRG Park Oct. 31.

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Topics: trade, infrastructure, Harris County, freight, transportation

Breakbulk Americas Held in Houston for Sixth Time

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 24, 2017 1:10:56 PM

Shippers, freight forwarders and a host of others came from far and wide to converge in Houston for the Breakbulk Americas 2017 conference Oct. 17-19.The event was held at the George R. Brown Conference Center and was hosted by Port Houston for the sixth time.

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Topics: ports, Houston, trade, breakbulk, conference, general cargo

PORT HOUSTON FOREIGN TRADE ZONE CONFERENCE DRAWS BUSINESSES

Posted by Port Houston on Sep 7, 2017 3:47:50 PM

More than 100 attendees learned the benefits, costs, best practices and processes of operating business in a foreign trade zone at Port Houston’s foreign trade zone conference August 24.

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Topics: Houston, FTZ, trade, imports, exports

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