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US Gulf International Commerce Club Luncheon


US Gulf International Commerce Club is pleased to announce that Mr. Jim Kruse of the Texas Transportation Institute is the February speaker. Jim is working on a study for the Port of Houston Authority on the impact of draft
restrictions on the Houston Ship Channel. The study is putting a dollar value on the losses that accrue if dredging is not accomplished in a timely manner. Come hear what he has learned and how you might help.

As a networking and educational event for transportation professionals, the US Gulf International Commerce Club prides itself on addressing issues that are of timely concern to industry leaders.

Date:
Thursday February 11th, 2010

Location:
Brady’s Landing Restaurant
8505 Cypress St
Houston, TX 77012-1735
Phone: (713) 926-5973

Time:
11:30 am – Networking
12:00 Noon – Lunch/Presentation

What:
USGICC Luncheon Meeting

Cost:
$35.00 per person

Online Registration: www.txgulf.org

Send Check for Registration to:
Greater Houston Port Bureau
Attn: Cristina Gomez
111 East Loop North
Houston, TX 77029

Jim Kruse of the Texas Transportation Institute

Biography:
Mr. Kruse is the Director of the Center for Ports and Waterways at the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI). He is responsible for all research related to waterborne freight activities.

Mr. Kruse has acquired a strong transportation planning background, having served on numerous local, state, and national boards and task forces. He was an active participant in the development of long range plans for a seaport and airport in South Texas; participated in border transportation organizations, and assisted ports from Corpus Christi to New York with planning and environmental issues. Mr. Kruse is bilingual (Spanish/English) and has worked on a number of projects in the Latin American region.

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