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October 30, 2014 -- The Export-Import Bank of the United States today announced it has guaranteed a $21 million revolving loan facility by Cadence Bank to Jyoti Americas, LLC for the export of lattice transmission towers being built in Conroe, Texas. More
October 29, 2014 -- Executive Director Roger Guenther announced at Monday's meeting of the Port of Houston Authority that September cargo at port facilities continued the positive trend for the year and the outlook continues to be good through the remainder of 2014, More
October 28, 2014 -- Port Freeport recently welcomed the first vessel from Mediterranean Shipping Co. and made use of the port's new Post Panamax ship-to-shore cranes. More
October 28, 2014 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to award a $7,226,000 contract to Pat William’s Construction, LLC for the construction of the new Port Administration Building. More
October 27, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday listened to a presentation by the United States Army Corps of Engineers outlining the decommissioning of the MH1-A Sturgis, a former floating nuclear power station. More
October 27, 2014 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to extend leases with Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, LP, for a five-year term for bulk handling. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Texas Foundation for the Arts will premiere its newest documentary film, "Houston Ship Channel: Deep Water Centennial" on November 10, the day of the 100th anniversary of the opening of the channel, on Houston Public Media TV 8. More
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October 21, 2014 -- Freeport LNG and Port Freeport today announced the start of work on a project designed to widen the Port Freeport harbor channel. More
October 20, 2014 -- Lakewood Yacht Club recently presented awards for the Harvest Moon Regatta. More
October 20, 2014 -- The Port Arthur International Seafarers' Center on Friday presented the Maritime Samaritan Award to Niels B. Lyngso, who recently retired from the West Gulf Maritime Association. More
October 20, 2014 -- United States Coast Guard crews rescued a man and woman in Corpus Christi Bay on Sunday after he drifted away from their sailboat and she could not maneuver the boat to save him. More
October 19, 2014 -- The Galveston County Health District reports that it has reviewed all available information regarding a potential Ebola contact voluntarily isolated on a cruise ship returning to the Port of Galveston and has made the assessment that there is no evidence of a public health threat to cruise passengers or to Galveston County. More
October 18, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard has posted a bulletin with updates to the maritime industry with respect to assessing Ebola risks and the responsibility of vessel/facility agents, owners, masters, operators, Area Maritime Security Committee members, and persons to immediately report potential communicable disease hazards to the Coast Guard and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More
October 17, 2014 -- The West Gulf Maritime Association has announced that Robert Hawn, who currently is the general manager of Inchcape Shipping Services in Houston, will join the WGMA as director of maritime affairs. More
October 16, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority will host the 103rd American Association of Port Authorities Convention November 9-13 at the Hyatt Regency Houston. More
October 13, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard today rescued two men from a sailboat after it became lodged on the rocks along the Galveston jetties. More
October 13, 2014 -- The Port of New Orleans today announced that Don Allee has been named director of the port's Cruise and Tourism Division. More
October 13, 2014 -- The Port of Houston on Saturday welcomed the Norwegian Jewel to the Bayport Cruise Terminal, kicking off cruises to take place from the terminal through April 2015. More
October 06, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department reports that one man died in a boating accident near the south jetty on East Beach during a storm Monday afternoon. More
October 06, 2014 -- The Port of Galveston today announced that three Galveston County community banks will provide the financing of the $13 million expansion of the port's Cruise Terminal No. 2. More
October 03, 2014 -- JAMSS America, Inc. in Houston received a grant from The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space to conduct research utilizing the International Space Station to improve maritime operations. More
September 28, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority and the Port of Antwerp will sign a memorandum of understanding on Monday to kick off the 2014 Breakbulk Americas Conference in Houston. More
September 26, 2014 -- The Port of Galveston today announced that it has been ranked as the fourth busiest cruise port in the United States in a study by Business Research and Economic Advisors for the Cruise Line International Association. More
September 25, 2014 -- The Port of Lake Charles on Wednesday hosted the 17th Annual Rice Cook-Off. More
September 25, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority Port Commission on Tuesday received a report that the United States Army Corps of Engineers has approved the dredging of the Bayport channel. More
September 22, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission on Monday held a special meeting to discuss the framework and schedule for port authority strategic planning activities, to receive a staff update on the recent review overseen by the Sunset Advisory Commission, and to discuss state and federal legislative matters. More
September 22, 2014 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to approve an engagement letter with Germer PLLC for continued legal services, with Guy Goodson continuing to serve as the port’s attorney. More
September 19, 2014 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District today announced that it has awarded a $2.1 million contract to Affolter Contracting Company, Inc. for containment dike raising at the Peggy Lake Dredge Material Placement Area in Harris County. More
September 14, 2014 -- Representative Gene Green last week led a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, Leader Nancy Pelosi, Appropriations Committee Chair Hal Rogers, and Ranking Member Nita Lowey requesting increased funding levels for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works program harbor maintenance funding in the House Continuing Resolution. More
September 14, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard and good samaritans rescued a child and four adults from their sinking sailboat 12 miles off Port Mansfield on Friday. More
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