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

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. […]


Peninsula Road Project Completed: Port Partnership Makes Moving Freight Safer

The $12.7 million construction project at Peninsula Road at the greater Port of Houston has been completed. The two-way road was widened to accommodate three lanes inbound and one lane outbound. The project was completed in partnership with Harris Co. Precinct 2, Port Houston and Texas Department of Transportation. The improvement, which took nearly 18 months to complete, is expected to bring $123 million in benefits to the Houston region over 10 years. […]


Keeping the Cranes Running: Port Houston Maintenance Veteran and Essential Worker Recognized for 45 Years of Service

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. […]


U.S. Department of Transportation MARAD Grant Awarded to Port Houston

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced its latest round of grants for its America’s Marine Highway Program. Port Houston was one of nine U.S. ports awarded funding, receiving a grant for development of a business case study to explore options of building a container-on-barge facility. […]


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