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Port Houston Continues Commitment to Community Engagement: New Port Commission Community Advisory Council Launched

Posted by Port Houston on Jun 2, 2020 8:03:49 AM

The original Chairman’s Citizen Advisory Council, which began in 2013, is being relaunched in 2020 as the Port Commission Community Advisory Council. This diverse group of 14 members, representing different communities along the Houston Ship Channel and various special interest groups, will help promote deeper engagement and understanding between local communities and Port Houston. This council will also help Port Houston provide a more open line of communication and robust dialog opportunities for our stakeholders.

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Topics: maritime, ports, community, Texas, outreach, council

Peninsula Road Project Completed: Port Partnership Makes Moving Freight Safer

Posted by Port Houston on May 28, 2020 8:55:56 AM

Caption: Peninsula Road

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, transportation, freight mobility

Associated Testing Laboratories Sees Growth, Opportunity Through Port Small Business Program

Posted by Port Houston on May 27, 2020 3:54:56 PM

Caption: Associated Testing workers.

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Topics: ports, Houston, community, business, small business

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

Creuzot Appointed to Port Commission: DonCarlos, Cloonan Reappointed

Posted by Port Houston on Apr 22, 2020 6:19:08 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

Port Houston Container Volumes Slowing, But Remain Steady

Posted by Port Houston on Apr 22, 2020 5:57:46 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 Jan 23, 2020 11:58:47 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 Dec 10, 2019 8:30:00 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

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