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Creuzot Appointed to Port Commission: DonCarlos, Cloonan Reappointed

Posted by Port Houston on April 22, 2020 at 6:19 PM

Cheryl D. Creuzot has been appointed to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority by the City of Houston.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, leadership, Port Commission

Beneficial Use Project Enhances Environment: Bird Island Along Ship Channel is Home to Thriving Wildlife Communities

Posted by Port Houston on April 22, 2020 at 6:06 PM

Evia Island, a six-acre bird island located along the Houston Ship Channel and the mouth of East Bay, is an extremely important waterbird nesting site in Galveston Bay. With nearly 10,000 nests comprised of 10 bird species, it’s the breeding site with the most nesting pairs in the Galveston Bay system. These bird species include white pelicans, brown pelicans, great blue herons, egrets and roseate spoonbills among others.

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Topics: maritime, community, environment, Houston Ship Channel, birds, wildlife

Port Houston Container Volumes Slowing, But Remain Steady

Posted by Port Houston on April 22, 2020 at 5:57 PM

Container activity at Port Houston, the largest container port on the United States Gulf Coast, began slowing in late March as expected due to the coronavirus pandemic, but was still up for the first quarter of 2020..

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Topics: maritime, container, ports, Houston, shipping

U.S. Department of Transportation MARAD Grant Awarded to Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on January 23, 2020 at 11:58 AM

Caption: Container-on-barge transiting along the Houston Ship Channel.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, transportation, containers

Port Houston Disparity Study Launched

Posted by Port Houston on December 10, 2019 at 8:30 AM

With a desire to aid local commerce and to promote economic development and job creation, Port Houston has commissioned a disparity study to evaluate equal opportunity and fairness in its procurement and contracting process. A public meeting was held Oct. 22.

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Topics: ports, Houston, procurement, small business, study

Port Houston Educates Small Businesses on Maintenance Opportunities

Posted by Port Houston on December 9, 2019 at 3:52 PM

Port Houston is focused on developing the workforce and helping drive success of small businesses in the Houston region. In 2019, the port held a small business industry forum on doing business with port maintenance services.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, small businesses, procurement

The State of the Port: People Make It Possible

Posted by Port Houston on December 6, 2019 at 11:04 AM

Caption: Chairman Ric Campo provides State of the Port address.

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Professional Services Contract Approved for Houston Ship Channel Expansion Project

Posted by Port Houston on November 11, 2019 at 11:10 AM

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Topics: maritime, ports, project, Houston Ship Channel, expansion

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