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Keeping the Cranes Running: Port Houston Maintenance Veteran and Essential Worker Recognized for 45 Years of Service

Posted by Port Houston on May 18, 2020 4:49:54 PM

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Caption: Quintin Reynolds

It takes a lot of hands to move cargo across Port Houston’s docks, including the maintenance staff, who support Port Houston’s equipment and assets. One of the essential Port employees working on the front lines throughout the COVID-19 pandemic is Quintin Reynolds, a maintenance foreman at the Barbours Cut Container Terminal, who recently received recognition for 45 years of service at Port Houston.

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Topics: maritime, container, cranes, ports, maintenance, people

Big, New Ship-to-Shore Cranes Authorized by Port Commission

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 30, 2019 7:40:03 AM

Caption: Neopanamax cranes at Bayport. Three additional cranes are expected to be operational in 2021.

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Topics: maritime, cranes, ports, Houston, containers

Contract Awarded for Nine New Yard Cranes at Bayport

Posted by Port Houston on Jul 15, 2019 1:15:52 PM

Caption: RTG cranes transiting the Houston Ship Channel in 2018.

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Topics: maritime, container, cranes, ports, Houston, shipping

New Cranes Arrive at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 8, 2018 3:52:11 PM

Port Houston's three new Neopanamax cranes completed their nearly 90-day journey from Shanghai, China arriving to Port Houston’s Bayport Container Terminal August 7. The cranes highlight about $100 million in investments.

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Topics: maritime, cranes, ports, Houston, shipping, containers

New Crane Simulators to Support the Local Workforce

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 1, 2018 3:04:46 PM

The West Gulf Maritime Association and Port Houston held an unveiling ceremony for two new crane simulators July 26.

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Topics: maritime, cranes, ports, Houston, operations

Barbours Cut Ship-to-Shore Cranes “Swap” at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Mar 13, 2018 9:04:43 AM

Port Houston and Industrial Cranes Services, Inc. performed a “crane swap” at the Barbours Cut Container Terminal to regroup the remaining old generation ship-to-shore cranes March 11. This will provide better customer service for vessel calls and prepare the facility for the next phase of wharf renovation.

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Topics: terminal, cranes, ports, Houston, containers

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