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January 8th Luncheon

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Port Freeport Expansion Update 
Bigger, Deeper, Wider. Growth at Port Freeport Equals Economic Prosperity.

Jason Miura
Director of Business and Economic Development with Port Freeport

In 2004, Jason Miura began his career with Clipper Group, a Danish Shipowning consortium, as Assistant Operations Manager. In 2006, Jason was promoted to Assistant Chartering Manager, and in 2007 was transferred to the company’s Stamford, Connecticut USA Headquarters.

In 2009, Jason accepted a position as Line Manager with Caribbean Feeder Services, a German Shipowning and operating company. He was stationed in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Kingston, Jamaica. As Line Manager, he traveled extensively and dealt directly with Global Container Lines while marketing feeder services that the company provided to the Caribbean islands and rim countries.

In 2012, Jason began working for Signet Maritime Corporation, a United States Shipowning Company, which operated U.S. Flagged Towing Vessels and Barges. In 2014, he was promoted to Commercial Manager and was charged with overseeing the financial well-being of all the company’s business units. In, 2015, Jason joined the Port Freeport team as the Director of Business and Economic Development.

Jason earned his BBA with a concentration in Finance from the University of Houston in 2003.

Jason has completed the Export-Import Theory, Practices and Procedures course at Kingwood College and attended the Time Charter Master Class Workshop through the internationally recognized Baltic and Maritime International Council (BIMCO). Miura holds Association of Ship Brokers and Agents certifications in Commercial Trade Transactions, Maritime Law for Shipbrokers and Agents and Ship Brokering and Chartered Vessel Operations.

A resident of Fort Bend County, Jason resides in Missouri City, Texas.

Port Freeport
Nationally, Port Freeport is ranked 10th in chemicals, 19th in total tonnage, and 26th in containers. The Freeport Harbor Channel serves BASF, Chiquita Fresh N.A., CMA CGM, Dole Fresh Fruit, The Dow Chemical Company, Freeport LNG, Hoegh Autoliners, Horizon Terminal Services, Mammoet, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), Phillips 66, Riviana Foods, Inc., Seaway Crude Pipeline Company, Tenaris, and Vulcan Materials Company. You can learn more about Port Freeport at www.portfreeport.com.


TIME: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm 
VENUE: Hyatt Regency IAH, 425 N Sam Houston Pkwy E, Houston


PRE-PAY (until Friday, Jan 3): BEST VALUE!
Members - USD $40
Nonmembers - USD $50

Members - USD $45.00
Nonmembers - USD $55.00

LATE RATE/WALK-INS (starting Saturday, Jan 4):
Members/Nonmembers - USD $55 

$30.00 for Educators 
$20.00 for Students 



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