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Dreams Do Come True: First Women Graduates of RTG Certification Program

Posted by Chris Virk-Brown on January 12, 2022 at 2:54 PM

The global supply chain is in a time of evolution. With ships getting larger and cargo increasing, the constant focus on growth is undeniable. More equipment and upgrades to infrastructure will be necessary, but so is a properly trained workforce. Who will be the next generation of maritime workers supplying that manpower to sustain the supply chain? Whether truckers, equipment operators, logistics specialists, longshoremen or crane technicians, these are all key roles that keep operations running efficiently; and the industry needs more of them. A lot more.

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Topics: leadership, workforce, Seafarers, operations, careers, ILA, WGMA

Celebrating Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Maritime Workforce

Posted by Chris Virk-Brown on December 1, 2021 at 12:03 PM

Maersk’s rainbow container made its way around the world to Port Houston’s Barbours Cut Container Terminal. This colorful container has served as a symbol of equity, inclusion and diversity where all employees, partners, and customers feel welcomed and can be themselves without judgment or fear.

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Topics: maritime, leadership, workforce, careers, people

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

Cloonan Appointed to Houston Port Commission

Posted by Port Houston on July 11, 2019 at 3:35 PM

Caption: Port Commissioner Wendy Montoya Cloonan and her family with Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo.

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

Commissioner Dean Corgey Reappointed to Port Commission

Posted by Port Houston on March 20, 2019 at 1:49 PM

Dean E. Corgey has been reappointed to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority in February by the Houston City Council. He serves on the port’s Pension and Benefits Committee.

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

Port Commissioners Fitzgerald, Mease Reappointed

Posted by Port Houston on February 13, 2019 at 3:43 PM

       

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

Port Chairman Honored for 16 Years of Service on Port Commission

Posted by Port Houston on December 20, 2018 at 1:34 PM

Port Commission Chairman Janiece Longoria was recognized for her 16 years of service to Port Houston during the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority’s last regular monthly meeting of 2018, which was held Dec. 12. Chairman Longoria has volunteered on the Port Commission since 2002.

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Topics: maritime, Houston, leadership, Port Commission, shipping, cargo, Texas

Tis’ the Season for Community Outreach at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on December 18, 2018 at 11:23 AM

Port Houston continued its tradition of giving back to the community this holiday season though the Angel Tree program and preparing care packages for seafarers. 

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Topics: Houston, leadership, community, holiday, outreach

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