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Chamber Presidents Luncheon
08/27/2014
Houston Ship Channel Reverse Trade Show
08/27/2014
Petrochemical & Maritime Outlook Conference
09/04/2014

Upcoming Events

See organizational calendar
Chamber Presidents Luncheon
08/27/2014
Houston Ship Channel Reverse Trade Show
08/27/2014
Petrochemical & Maritime Outlook Conference
09/04/2014

Economic Alliance News

 

Port Chairman, Congressional & Industrial Leaders Keynote Economic Outlook Forum

Panama Canal (http://www.pancanal.com/eng/) expansion, Port of Houston (http://www.portofhouston.com/) capital projects and $35 billion in petrochemical expansion in the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region (http://www.allianceportregion.com/) has changed high school curriculum, filled training rooms with potential employees and dotted skylines with cranes.

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Duffy: Canal expansion could boost U.S. ports

The widened Panama Canal - scheduled to be completed in 2015 - will allow for the transit of ships carrying up to 12,600 20-foot shipping containers, more than double the current maximum of 5,100. The major implication of this expansion for the United States will be increased access for larger ships at East Coast ports.

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