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Harris County International Trade and Transportation Conference Focuses on Freight Mobility

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 10, 2018 10:59:13 AM
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Topics: transportation, trade, freight, Houston, Harris County, shipping

Port Chairman Recognized at 2018 State of the Port

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 7, 2018 9:16:19 AM

Caption: Port Chairman Longoria and Greater Houston Partnership CEO, Bob Harvey.

On Nov. 29, the Greater Houston Partnership's "State of the Port" event honored Port Chairman Janiece Longoria, who is completing her third and final term. More than 500 industry professionals and public officials attended.

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Topics: maritime, ports, container, cargo, shipping, trade, supply chain

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

Port Houston’s 2018 Container Business Booming

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 14, 2018 3:58:41 PM

Port Houston exceeded the two million TEU mark in September. Container volume at Port Houston’s container terminals remains vigorous as cargo movement continues to lead last year’s pace showing a 10 percent growth through the third quarter.

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Topics: containers, business, trade, Houston, maritime

Port Houston Continues on Record Pace

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 9, 2018 1:12:01 PM

Caption: The Port Commission at the port's September public meeting.

The investments being made at Port Houston continue to pay off. As a result of the completion of the widening and deepening of its Bayport Channel and work on what’s known as the Bayport flare, Port Houston is seeing larger and larger vessels calling its container facilities.

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Topics: containers, operations, maritime, ports, trade

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, grain, Texas

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: Asia, trade, shipping, cargo, Houston

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: ports, container, trade, Gulf Coast, shipping

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: delegation, trade, Asia, ports

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: perishables, imports, trade, Houston, ports

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