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The Maritime Port Executive (MPE) is a four and a half day seminar that covers the specifics of how ports and marine terminals fit into communities; waterway, road and rail access; property and risk management; logistics from the shippers perspective including care, control and custody of cargo and the pricing of transportation services; tariffs and operational documents; business development; public and media relations; and strategic/master/logistics and cargo planning. The program incorporates three case studies and is capped off by a…
The Annual Maritime Dinner is attended by over 700 maritime, transportation, and industry professionals and their guests to recognize individuals and companies that have exhibited outstanding leadership and support in the port region. Recent honorees have included Port Houston Commission Chairman Janiece Longoria; Patrick J. Studdert, President & CEO of Buffalo Marine Service, Inc.; ExxonMobil (accepted by Neil Chapman, President, ExxonMobil Chemical Company); and Harris County Judge Ed Emmett.