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December 05, 2014 -- The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex today announced that thousands of visitors attended to view the launch of the Orion spacecraft on its test flight into space. More
November 12, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today announced that the new Orion spacecraft has been lifted onto a rocket at the launchpad at Cape Canaveral in Florida, where the ship will launch on its first flight on December 4. More
October 21, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard today suspended search efforts for a missing boater who was sailing his boat from St. Marks to Carrabelle, Florida. More
October 10, 2014 -- The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of the Space Shuttle Atlantis attraction by hosting 12 astronauts who flew on the shuttle. More
July 24, 2014 -- Former CNN reporter and veteran space correspondent John Zarrella has begun a media company near the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. More
June 27, 2014 -- The Secretary of Commerce has appointed Captain David Walker and Dr. Gregory Stunz, and reappointed Dr. Pam Dana to the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council. More
June 11, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Tuesday announced that engineers have started the process of "stacking" the modules of the Orion spacecraft for its first trip into space. More
June 05, 2014 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will host a meeting June 23-27 in Key West, Florida. More
May 16, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has announced that components of the International Space Station's new RapidScat, an instrument for measuring ocean winds, have arrived at the launch site at Kennedy Space Center. More
April 16, 2014 -- The Coast Guard federal on-scene coordinator for the Deepwater Horizon Response completed the transition to the “Middle Response” process on Tuesday and opened active National Response Center cases for three miles of coastline in Louisiana. More
April 16, 2014 -- The U.S. Coast Guard today ended patrols and operations on the final three shoreline miles in Louisiana, bringing to a close the extensive four-year active cleanup of the Gulf Coast following the Deepwater Horizon accident. More
March 24, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has announced that SpaceX will plans to launch its next cargo mission to the International Space Station on Sunday. More
February 13, 2014 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold meetings of the Shrimp and Ad Hoc Artificial Substrate Advisory Pnels on March 5-6 in St. Petersburg, Florida. More
January 24, 2014 -- Port Canaveral in Florida recently hosted a CPE Certified Port Executive Program. More
January 09, 2014 -- The Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill have extended the public review and comment period for the draft early restoration plan for projects across the Gulf states to February 19. More
December 31, 2013 -- Marine Response Alliance has announced that it has relocated to Houston to be situated with international salvage partner, Titan Salvage. More
October 21, 2013 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will host a meeting of its Ad Hoc Red Snapper IFQ Advisory Panel on November 5 in Tampa, Florida. More
October 03, 2013 -- BP Senior Vice President Geoff Morrell on Wednesday issued a statement in response to a ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit setting aside the claim administrator's interpretation of the business economic loss framework in the settlement agreement reached last year in connection with the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
July 28, 2013 -- The Tampa Port Authority last week announced a mutual commitment with Ports America to strengthen port terminal operations for break bulk cargoes, including automobiles and containers. More
July 24, 2013 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has announced that the recreational fishing season for greater amberjack and gray triggerfish in federal waters will open on August 1. More
July 02, 2013 -- United States Coast Guard crews in Florida are searching for eight people including five Honduran citizens, one Canadian citizen and two U.S. citizens, reported overdue aboard a 28-foot 100 horsepower outboard engine pleasure craft with a white hull and top. More
July 01, 2013 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency's Gulf of Mexico Program recently presented its biannual Gulf Guardian Awards at a ceremony in Tampa, Florida. More
June 20, 2013 -- The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council has extended the public comment period for the Draft Initial Comprehensive Plan for restoring the Gulf Coast's ecosystem and economy until July 8. More
June 19, 2013 -- The Tampa Port Authority Board of Commissioners approved an agreement on Tuesday that will allow four of the Florida port’s major oil and gas customers to share operation, maintenance and repair of the new petroleum unloading facilities at the Port of Tampa’s main petroleum terminal complex, currently undergoing major construction and modernization. More
June 10, 2013 -- The Deepwater Horizon Incident Joint Information Center today reported that the Gulf Coast Incident Management Team has started transitioning back to the National Response Center for reporting all oil, chemical, radiological, biological and etiological discharges into the environment. More
March 26, 2013 -- Ecosphere Technologies, Inc. today announced that the American Arbitration Association has ruled in its favor regarding a request from Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. to change the hearing venue to Houston in a $300 million claim filed against the energy company by Ecosphere Technologies. More
February 06, 2013 -- The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council will hold a series of public engagement sessions in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Florida throughout the month of February. More
January 08, 2013 -- The Port of Tampa Authority recently commemorated 30 years of serving as home port to the Holland America Line of cruise ships. More
December 27, 2012 -- Carol Whitmore has been elected chair of the Manatee County Port Authority. More
November 30, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard and the United States Navy today unloaded 3,060 pounds of cocaine and 3,767 pounds of marijuana at Naval Station Mayport, Florida that was seized while on a recent deployment. More
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