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July 18, 2014 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will host Professor Maria Burns on August 12 for a lecture on maritime heritage. More
July 15, 2014 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to award a $28,947 contract to MMR Construction, Inc. for electrical upgrades to Warehouse No. 6. More
July 10, 2014 -- Galveston Historical Foundation's Texas Seaport Museum has announced the 2014-2015 dates for seamanship training on its 1877 tall ship ELISSA. More
July 09, 2014 -- Representative Gene Green reports that the House of Representatives has amended the Energy and Water Appropriations Bill, adding $57 million to the Operation and Maintenance Account within the Army Corps of Engineers budget for harbor maintenance projects. More
July 08, 2014 -- The Gulf of Mexico commercial shrimp season for both state and federal waters will open 30 minutes after sunset Tuesday, July 15. More
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July 08, 2014 -- Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance presented the Boys & Girls Harbor with a check for $100,000 on Thursday, June 26. More
July 08, 2014 -- Lamar Institute of Technology will honor Chief Pete Shelton with an endowment in his name at a ceremony on July 14. More
July 03, 2014 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club Rose Cup Team comprised of Dane Byerly, Howdy Hughes and Collin Scoville last week received the United States Sailing Nick Scandone sportsmanship/Leadership Award. More
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July 02, 2014 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today filed suit against ten companies involved in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. More
July 01, 2014 -- United States Coast Guard crews in South Texas on Monday located and recovered a gill net with sixty-five deceased sharks. More
June 30, 2014 -- Doolin Maritime Education Pathways will host a free Maritime Careers Camp in Galveston in August. More
June 28, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker this week was the guest of the Houston Pilots aboard the pilot boat BAYOU CITY, bound for their ship boarding assignments. 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 26, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans on Thursday held an official change-of-command ceremony. More
June 24, 2014 -- Executive Director Roger Guenther on Monday told the Port of Houston Authority Commission that the port "reached a new milestone" in the month of May, earning a record $23 million in operating revenue. More
June 24, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority has received the 2014 Texas Comptroller Leadership Circle Platinum Award for financial reporting. More
June 23, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Monday celebrated the 75-year anniversary of the Auxiliary. More
June 23, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to award a contract for independent representative services for the Cruise Terminal Number 2 Expansion Project to AECOM for an amount not to exceed $311,895. More
June 23, 2014 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to authorize Port Director Chris Fisher to negotiate a tax abatement agreement with Oiltanking Beaumont Partners, LP based on terms and conditions commensurate with agreements between the company and the City of Beaumont and/or Jefferson County. More
June 23, 2014 -- The Houston Maritime History Lecture on Tuesday, July 1 will feature Peter Noble, who will speak on "Adventures in Arctic Naval Architecture & Offshore Engineering”. More
June 23, 2014 -- The Coast Guard Captain of the Port for the Houston/Galveston area has reopened a two-mile stretch of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway on Sunday after a collision between Bolivar Peninsula and Goat Island caused one of the involved boats to sink, presenting a possible hazard to navigation. More
June 21, 2014 -- Captain Timothy J. Wendt relieved Captain William M. Drelling as commander of Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River in an official change-of-command ceremony on Friday. More
June 21, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard rescued 10 people Friday after their catamaran began taking on water 18 miles north of the Port Mansfield jetties and about 1.5 miles offshore. More
June 20, 2014 -- The South Texas Coastal Zone Area Committee will host a public meeting on Tuesday in Port Aransas to discuss after-action items from the Texas City "Y" Oil Spill. More
June 17, 2014 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to pay the port’s annual dues for the American Association of Port Authorities. More
June 13, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday intercepted a Mexican fishing crew poaching fish in United States waters off of South Padre Island, the third such incident in a week. More
June 11, 2014 -- Enterprise Products Partners will build an ethane export facility on the Houston Ship Channel, signing a thirty-year agreement with the Port of Houston Authority. More
June 11, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Wednesday responded to a downed civilian helicopter sixty miles south of Terrebonne Bay. More
June 11, 2014 -- The Coast Guard on Monday in Corpus Christi interdicted a lancha with a Mexican fishing crew in United States waters. More
June 10, 2014 -- A 12-year-old boy was hoisted to safety by a United States Coast Guard helicopter crew Tuesday, after drifting 300-400 yards away from shore in an inner tube near Crystal Beach on Bolivar Peninsula. More
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