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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
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
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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
September 12, 2014 -- The World Affairs Council of Houston on Thursday hosted a program on Ports and Prosperity featuring a speech by Seth Cropsey, director of the Center for American Seapower at the Hudson Institute. More
September 10, 2014 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District has been awarded a $10 million grant from the United States Department of Transportation for a project to expand the port's bulk terminal. More
September 08, 2014 -- The Board of Commissioners of the Orange County Navigation and Port District on Monday voted unanimously to approve a tax abatement request from Temple-Inland, Inc., a business of International Paper, to facilitate a four-stage, $80 million, improvement project. More
September 07, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard is overseeing a salvage operation to remove a Mexican shrimp boat that ran aground on South Padre Island while attempting to seek refuge from Tropical Storm Dolly. More
September 05, 2014 -- United States Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft and United States Southern Command Commander General John Kelly met on Thursday to discuss strategic objectives and opportunities for collaboration in Latin America and the Caribbean. More
September 05, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday announced that it has contracted with a salvage company to remove a derelict fishing vessel that went aground 20 miles south of Freeport, Texas. More w/Video
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