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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Port Authority Receives Guardian of the Bay Award

The Port of Houston Authority was honored with the Galveston Bay Foundation’s Guardian of the Bay Award at their annual luncheon September 27. Accepting the award on behalf of the port was Commissioner Stephen Don Carlos, Port Authority Environmental Affairs Director Leah Oberlin and Channel Development Project Manager David Casebeer. PHA’s environmental stewardship efforts occur […]

Port Hosts AAPA Port Property and Terminal Lease Workshop

The Port of Houston Authority hosted a full house during the AAPA Port Property and Terminal Lease Workshop at the Executive Office Building September 21. The event was developed to provide a platform for port, terminal and industry representatives to discuss some of the complex processes of real estate planning, leasing and development. Ports from […]

Port Commission Approves Agreement with LBC Houston

The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority at its September meeting voted to enter into a long-term lease agreement with LBC Houston, L.P. LBC Houston, one the largest global operators of bulk liquid storage facilities for chemical and oil products, has been an active private facility on the Houston Ship Channel, growing and […]

Breakbulk Americas 2016: The Tradition Continues

Hundreds of general cargo operators, manufacturers, freight, transportation and logistics companies came out to Breakbulk Americas, the annual trade show and exposition held September 27-29 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston. The Port of Houston Authority was the host port, and PHA Executive Director Roger Guenther provided the welcome remarks on […]

Port Authority Participates in Adopt-A-Beach Program

The Port of Houston Authority was proud to partner with the Galveston Bay Foundation and the Texas General Land Office for this year’s state-wide Adopt-A-Beach clean-up event. Port employees spent the day volunteering at Morgan’s Point beaches, along with 60+ other community members from local businesses and surrounding communities. The Texas Adopt-A-Beach program, which began […]

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Visits Port

The Port of Houston Authority welcomed the head of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske, on September 30. The Commissioner was in Houston to visit with port officials regarding the agency’s operations at the Port Authority’s container terminals as well as hear from private industry about investments they are making in […]