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November 21, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission at a special meeting on Thursday approved the Fiscal Year 2015 Operating and Capital Budget. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to approve the selection of Hugh Wood, Inc. as the insurance broker of record for the port’s property and liability insurance programs for a three year period for an annual fee not to exceed $53,000 in lieu of commission. More
November 19, 2014 -- The Deer Park Chamber of Commerce named the Port of Houston Authority as the 2014 Industry of the Year on Tuesday. More
November 19, 2014 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution related to the Texas Department of Transportation’s authorization of the Rail Renovation Project Phase III, which includes Alabama Street. More
November 19, 2014 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve three items related to the development of the Megaproject by SASOL Chemicals (USA) LLC. More
November 13, 2014 -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett and United States Coast Guard Captain Brian Penoyer joined Houston Ship Channel Security District Chair Gary Scheibe at a news conference on Wednesday to outline training initiatives and joint communication and response efforts that protect the Houston Ship Channel region. More
November 12, 2014 -- The American Association of Port Authorities is meeting in Houston this week. More
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November 10, 2014 -- The Port of Houston has published a news release about the Centennial Rededication of the Houston Ship Channel. More
November 10, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority celebrated the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Houston Ship Channel with a ceremony at Brady’s Landing this morning. More
November 10, 2014 -- Lakewood Yacht Club recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the club's new "shed" on Clear Lake. More
November 07, 2014 -- Congressman Gene Green and other officials will host a re-dedication ceremony on Monday in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the Houston Ship Channel. More
November 06, 2014 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will host Jason French, director of government and public affairs for Cheniere Energy, on November 18 for an industry lecture on LNG exports. More
November 04, 2014 -- The Port of Beaumont today announced that the United States Army 842nd Transportation Battalion is loading a shipment of military equipment to be used for humanitarian aid aimed at stopping the spread of Ebola in West Africa. More
November 03, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to award a contract for emergency repairs for an amount not to exceed $120,910 to the East Fuel Dock at Pier 19 to Texas Gulf Construction Company, Inc. More
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
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
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