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Sherwin-Williams Names Minority Construction Management Firms for New Global Headquarters and R&D Center Project

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 5:00pm

Since the beginning of this project, it has been our goal to involve local organizations, especially those that are minority owned and female owned, throughout the design and construction processes.

Key Points: 
  • Since the beginning of this project, it has been our goal to involve local organizations, especially those that are minority owned and female owned, throughout the design and construction processes.
  • We commend Sherwin-Williams for engaging with us early in the process and appreciate the deliberate approach used in qualifying and selecting the minority construction management firms," commented Adrian Maldonado, President of Adrian Maldonado and Associates.
  • Sherwin-Williams is committed to inclusion, diversity and equity and has extended this commitment to the Building Our Future project.
  • For ongoing updates on the Company's new global headquarters and new R&D center, please visit buildingourfuture.com .

MuddHouse Media launches "Top of the World" podcast highlighting the people and stories behind the historic rebuilding of the World Trade Center

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:27pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --MuddHouse Mediaannounced today the official launch of Top of the World: Lessons from Rebuilding the World Trade Center, an 11-part podcast series featuring the people at the heart of the historic rebuilding of the new World Trade Center.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --MuddHouse Mediaannounced today the official launch of Top of the World: Lessons from Rebuilding the World Trade Center, an 11-part podcast series featuring the people at the heart of the historic rebuilding of the new World Trade Center.
  • Each episode of Top of the World explores the rebuilding through the eyes of those at the center of the action.
  • "Rebuilding the World Trade Center has been and continues to be the passion of my life," said Larry A. Silverstein, Chairman, Silverstein Properties.
  • For additional information regarding The Top of the World, please visit: muddhousemedia.com/top-of-the-world
    Dara McQuillan (Chief Marketing Officer, Silverstein Properties)is available for interviews upon request.

Inspired by 9/11 Bravery, Monuments Academy Students Make Gifts for Port Authority Families Using Twin Towers Steel

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 10:36pm

This plaque was envisioned, designed, and created by students of Monuments Academy in partnership with Joseph Cary Associates.

Key Points: 
  • This plaque was envisioned, designed, and created by students of Monuments Academy in partnership with Joseph Cary Associates.
  • The project came together because of a connection Cary has with Monuments and the technology, equipment, and expertise the school has in their progressive education department.
  • The plaque shows officers of the Port Authority running into the burning towers as scores of people ran out.
  • For further information about Monuments and/or this project, please contact David Wise at davidw@monumentstc.com or at 801-358-4825

HOPE Comes to New York's Oculus on September 12, 2021

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 4:21pm

The public is invited to join Stars of HOPE at the Oculus (Fulton Street) from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Key Points: 
  • The public is invited to join Stars of HOPE at the Oculus (Fulton Street) from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
  • "I hope the spirit of 9/12 shines through: one of compassion, resilience, hope, and unity."
  • "September 12,2021 is the perfect day for people from around the world to create Stars of HOPE here at the World Trade Center site.
  • As we remember what happened here 20 years ago, I hope the spirit of 9/12 shines through: one of compassion, resilience, hope, and unity.

Port Houston Commission Regular Meeting July 20

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 1:15am

The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will conduct its regular monthly meeting virtually on Tuesday, July 20, at 9:15 a.m., via WebEx webinar.

Key Points: 
  • The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will conduct its regular monthly meeting virtually on Tuesday, July 20, at 9:15 a.m., via WebEx webinar.
  • The Audit Committee is scheduled to meet on July 27 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Currently, the Port Authority Executive Office Building is closed to the general public at this time.
  • For more than 100 years, Port Houston has owned and operated the public wharves and terminals along the Houston Ship Channel the nations largest port for waterborne tonnage and an essential economic engine for the Houston region, the state of Texas, and the U.S. nation.

Port Houston Commission Meeting April 27

Saturday, April 24, 2021 - 12:16am

b'The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will conduct its regular monthly meeting virtually on Tuesday, April 27 at 9:15 a.m., via WebEx webinar.\nThese following Committee and Advisory Council meetings are also planned the same week:\nThe Port Commission Audit Committee will meet Monday, April 26 at 11:00 a.m.\nThe Community Advisory Council will also meet on Monday, April 26.

Key Points: 
  • b'The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will conduct its regular monthly meeting virtually on Tuesday, April 27 at 9:15 a.m., via WebEx webinar.\nThese following Committee and Advisory Council meetings are also planned the same week:\nThe Port Commission Audit Committee will meet Monday, April 26 at 11:00 a.m.\nThe Community Advisory Council will also meet on Monday, April 26.
  • Its meeting is scheduled to start at 1:00 p.m.\nThe Business Equity Committee will meet Thursday, April 29 at 10:00 a.m.\nSign up for public comment is available up to an hour before the Port Commission Regular Monthly, Committee and Advisory Council meetings by contacting Erik Eriksson at eeriksson@porthouston.com or Liana Christian at lchristian@porthouston.com.\nThe Port Authority Executive Office Building remains closed to the general public at this time.
  • Texas Governor Abbott\xe2\x80\x99s action of March 16, 2020 allows virtual and telephonic open meetings to maintain government transparency.\nFor more than 100 years, Port Houston has owned and operated the public wharves and terminals along the Houston Ship Channel \xe2\x80\x93 the nation\xe2\x80\x99s largest port for waterborne tonnage and an essential economic engine for the Houston region, the state of Texas, and the U.S. nation.
  • For more information, visit the website: https://porthouston.com/\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210423005587/en/\n'

Calhoun Port Authority Announces Max Midstream Exclusive Bunkering Rights Agreement

Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 2:51pm

HOUSTON, March 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Texas-based energy company, Max Midstream, today was selected by the Calhoun Port Authority for an exclusive bunkering rights agreement at the port.

Key Points: 
  • HOUSTON, March 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Texas-based energy company, Max Midstream, today was selected by the Calhoun Port Authority for an exclusive bunkering rights agreement at the port.
  • "We are honored the Calhoun Port Authority has chosen Max Midstream to provide bunkering services at the port," said Todd Edwards, President and CEO of Max Midstream.
  • Launched in 2020, Max Midstream is a Houston-based energy company that acquired the Seahawk Pipeline and Terminal from Oaktree Capital at the Port of Calhoun last year.
  • The company is also partnering with the Calhoun Port Authority and investing $360 million to finance the deepening and widening of the port by 2023.

 Port Houston Commission Meeting February 23

Saturday, February 20, 2021 - 12:36am

The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will conduct its regular monthly meeting virtually on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 9:15 a.m., via Webex webinar.

Key Points: 
  • The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will conduct its regular monthly meeting virtually on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 9:15 a.m., via Webex webinar.
  • There are two virtual Port Authority public meetings also scheduled for next week:
    Community Relations Committee Feb. 23 at 9:30 a.m. (or immediately following the adjournment of the Port Commission meeting)
    Procurement & Small Business Development Task Force Feb. 25 at 10:00 a.m.
  • About Port Houston For more than 100 years, Port Houston has owned and operated the public wharves and terminals along the Houston Ship Channel the nations largest port for waterborne tonnage and an essential economic engine for the Houston region, the state of Texas, and the U.S. nation.
  • The Community Relations Committee will begin once the Port Commission meeting adjourns.

MozaicID MCR Sales Continue as the U.S. Coast Guard TWIC Reader Rule Enforcement Date Approaches

Monday, December 7, 2020 - 1:38pm

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Dec. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --MozaicID Mobile Credential Reader sales continue as ports work to meet compliance with the U.S. Coast Guard Reader Rule by December 31, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • CHESAPEAKE, Va., Dec. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --MozaicID Mobile Credential Reader sales continue as ports work to meet compliance with the U.S. Coast Guard Reader Rule by December 31, 2020.
  • All ports that fail to meet full compliance with the TWIC Reader Rule may be liable to the United States for civil penalty.
  • The MozaicID MCR is the preferred Mobile TWIC Reader that is in full compliance with the U.S Coast Guard TWIC Reader Rule.
  • MozaicID provides U.S. TWIC Reader Rule compliance solutions via the MozaicID MCR product for ports from coast to coast, including Port of Galveston, Canaveral Port Authority, Georgia Port Authority and many more.

Port Houston Community Grant Award Recipients Announced

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 2:01am

The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority met in virtual session for its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 29.

Key Points: 
  • The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority met in virtual session for its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 29.
  • A notable item on the agenda was the 2020 Community Grants Program, established by the Port Authority to fund programs to enhance local communities, while advancing the Port Authoritys mission and vision.
  • A list of the grant recipients is available on Port Houstons website.
  • For more than 100 years, Port Houston has owned and operated the public wharves and terminals of the Port of Houston the nations largest port for foreign waterborne tonnage and an essential economic engine for the Houston region, the state of Texas and the nation.