The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority approved the purchase of Motorola equipment at its March public meeting, including radios, batteries, chargers and related hardware under the Houston-Galveston Area Council’s cooperative purchase program.
When a small camera-equipped drone fell out of the sky trailing smoke over Port Houston’s Turning Basin Terminal recently, it raised some serious security concerns.
More than 200 participants from 13 Houston-area public safety agencies and 20 industry partners participated in a federally sponsored emergency management exercise Dec. 4 and 5.
In 2018, Port Houston was presented with the Rear Admiral Richard E. Bennis Award for Excellence in Maritime Security by U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral John P. Nadeau, Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, and Houston-Galveston Sector Captain of the Port, Capt. Kevin Oditt.
Caption: Capt. of the Port Kevin Oditt (Photo Credit: Greater Houston Port Bureau)
The Port Houston team attended the Greater Houston Port Bureau's Commerce Club luncheon featuring U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port Kevin Oditt Jan. 11. First responders, air and boat rescues, and greater Houston Ship Channel area closures were topics discussed at the event.