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May 24, 2016 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority on Monday voted unanimously to award a $26,196,370 contract to CYMI Industrial, Inc. for construction of Container Yard 6 South at the Bayport Container Terminal. More
May 23, 2016 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority today approved a partnership with the United States Army Corps of Engineers for a cost-shared project that will allow for the beneficial use of clay mined from the Bayport Flare area. More
May 23, 2016 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to authorize Port Director Michael Mierzwa to enter into a three-month proof of concept proposal for valet cruise parking. More
May 23, 2016 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today hosted Gary Nami, ombudsman for the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, to present the Patriot Award to Port Director & CEO Chris Fisher and Deputy Port Director Bill Carpenter. More
May 22, 2016 -- Port Freeport Commission Chair Ravi Singhania recently provided testimony to the Texas Senate Select Committee on Texas Ports regarding how the port can benefit from the Panama Canal expansion. More
May 20, 2016 -- The Port of Galveston hosted its annual National Maritime Day Commemoration Ceremony on Thursday afternoon. The event was moved to the Texas Cruise Terminal I, from the usual location at Pier 21 due to thunder showers, lightning, downtown street flooding and a tornado warning. More
May 17, 2016 -- Due to inclement weather the venue for Galveston’s National Maritime Day Observance and Memorial Ceremony has been relocated to Galveston Cruise Ship Terminal 1,(East End), 2502 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas. More
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May 12, 2016 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to reappoint Jerry Hughes as president of the board. More
May 10, 2016 -- Port Freeport today announced the winners of its 16th Annual Take-A-Child Fishing Tournament. More
May 09, 2016 -- The Port of Galveston recently submitted a letter providing testimony to the Texas Senate Select Committee on Texas Ports. More
May 09, 2016 -- The Texas A&M University at Galveston will host its second annual “Vessel Look and Learn Expo” on May 19. More
May 09, 2016 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers has provided and update regarding the status of the decommissioning of the STURGIS, a barge that formerly housed a nuclear power plant. More
May 05, 2016 -- The Texas Senate Select Committee on Texas Ports met on Wednesday in Austin and heard testimony from transportation and maritime experts, as well as representatives from various ports in the state, regarding the state of the ports and challenges they're facing. More
May 04, 2016 -- The Port of Houston Authority has entered into a host port sponsorship agreement with the Journal of Commerce, a subsidiary of IHS Maritime and Trade, for the 2016 Gulf Shipping Conference. More
May 04, 2016 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership hosted a breakfast on Monday for Henne Schuwer, Netherlands Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to America, based in Washington, D.C.. More
April 28, 2016 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will host John Stiff on May 17 for a lecture on "The Ups and Downs of Jack-Ups", a history of the jack-up rig. More
April 28, 2016 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will host Laurence Shallenberger on May 10 for a lecture on "The Battle of the Atlantic". More
April 28, 2016 -- The Port of Houston Authority today announced that it supports a new requirement to verify the gross weight of a loaded container before it is accepted by an ocean carrier for transport. More
April 27, 2016 -- The Port of Houston Authority's Port Commission on Tuesday received a report on the port's operations, and marked the 60th anniversary of the sailing of the Ideal-X into Houston, making the first modern container shipment. More
April 26, 2016 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District on Monday voted unanimously to authorize a lease agreement with Driftwood LNG. More
April 26, 2016 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority today voted unanimously to approve a memorandum of understanding with Galveston county regarding the development of a new vehicular bridge and potential rail bridge between Galveston Island and Pelican Island. More
April 25, 2016 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to approve a change order to a contract with Taylor Marine Construction for the Harbor Island Wharf Repairs Contract. More
April 25, 2016 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to authorize offering a modified lease agreement to Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Vehicle Services Americas for approximately 6.022 acres of west end port property for a five-year term and an additional option for another five years. More
April 25, 2016 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host the 34th Annual Shoe Regatta on May 14-15. More
April 20, 2016 -- The BMW Group today celebrated the official opening of its Vehicle Distribution Center at the Port of Galveston.Photos by Galveston photographer Robert Mihovil. More
April 19, 2016 -- A United States Coast Guard helicopter crew on Tuesday located the body of the missing tug boat crewman from the capsized Ricky J Leboeuf near the location of the tug on the San Jacinto River. More w/ Video
April 19, 2016 -- Lamar University has named Erik Stromberg as the inaugural executive director of the Center for Advances in Port Management after a national search. More
April 14, 2016 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation's Texas Seaport Museum will host its spring Marine Biology Harbor Tours beginning on Saturday. More
April 12, 2016 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to renew a contract with Keri Mitchutka, CPA to provide independent auditing services for FY2016. More
April 08, 2016 -- Port Freeport today announced that Phyllis Saathoff has been named Executive Port Director/CEO. More
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