Port Houston Blog

Buffalo Bayou: 10 Years Clean and Green

Working with Shell Oil Company and the Buffalo Bayou Partnership, Port Houston helped create the Buffalo Bayou “Clean and Green” Program in 2007 – and this month, the partnership is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the program. Port Houston is proud of its success, which was spearheaded in large part by the efforts of former […]

The Anniversary of the “New” Panama Canal

Caption: Port Chairman Janiece Longoria, Executive Director Roger Guenther and Chief Commercial Officer Ricky Kunz visit the Panama Canal in 2014.   It’s been a full year since the opening of the expanded Panama Canal, and the worldwide maritime community has taken note of this important milestone to the main passageway for ships to cross […]

Port Houston Hosts HISD Externship Program

Port Houston welcomed seven teachers from Houston Independent School District’s Career Readiness Department as part of their Teacher Externship Week June 26-29. The educators visited the Port Houston Executive Building, maritime industry partners and participated in educational tours and hands-on activities. The group toured the port’s Bayport Container Terminal as well as several private companies and […]

Chinese Delegation Visits Port

Port Houston hosted Chinese officials from four ministries June 2 at the Bayport Container Terminal. Executives from the Chinese Federation of Logistics and Purchasing, private sector Chinese distributors, cold chain providers and retailers visited the port to discuss best practices in the refrigerated cargo supply chain. Houston is home to four main warehouse companies with […]