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February 28, 2015 -- United States Coast Guard boat and air crews rescued a 64-year-old man after his oyster boat went aground and began taking on water in Matagorda Bay early Friday morning and rescued another man after his oyster boat went aground in the same area Friday afternoon More w/Photos
February 27, 2015 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District on Wednesday hosted a stakeholder partnering forum in Galveston to discuss best practices for various programs. More
February 26, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority has posted a news release about the recertification of its International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Environmental Management System. More
February 24, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission voted 6-1, with Theldon Branch opposed, to approve staff’s ranking of vendors and to award a contract for an amount not to exceed $780,000 to BIO Landscape & Maintenance, Inc. for maintenance of dredge material placement areas on port property. More
February 23, 2015 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted to approve a revised lease agreement with Archer-Daniels-Midland Company to resolve issues related to a reduction in revenue during the recent extended drought. More
February 23, 2015 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted 5-0-1, with Bill Darling abstaining, to extend a bank depository services agreement with Capital One Bank for an additional two-year period. More
February 23, 2015 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a series of scoping workshops to discuss a proposed amendment to the Red Snapper Individual Fishing Quota Program. More
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February 23, 2015 -- Lakewood Yacht Club on Friday announced that several club members have joined as sponsors in support of the club's race series. More
February 20, 2015 -- Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook will host the Second Annual Gulf Coast Grand Banks Rendezvous on April 17-19. More
February 19, 2015 -- District 36 Congressman Dr. Brian Babin on Wednesday was an honored guest at the first 2015 Board and Membership Meeting of the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region, which also was the occasion to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Alliance. More
February 16, 2015 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is accepting applications for seats on its advisory panels. More
February 16, 2015 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club will host the Heald Bank Regatta on April 25-26. More
February 15, 2015 -- Carnival Cruise Line’ Freedom cruise ship, which began year-round sailings from Galveston today, hosted a celebration aboard Freedom to honor U.S. military families. More
February 12, 2015 -- Carnival cruise line today announced that the Carnival Breeze and the Carnival Liberty will be repositioned to Galveston in 2016. More
February 10, 2015 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to authorize Port Director and CEO Gene Bouillion to award a $760,615 contract to Trans-Global Solutions for the third phase of a rail renovation project, contingent upon review and approval by the Texas Department of Transportation. More
February 08, 2015 -- United States Coast Guard crews rescued four Mexican nationals from their sinking boat Saturday, after they were spotted illegally fishing north of the U.S./Mexico maritime border. More
February 08, 2015 -- Crowds lined the banks of channel between Seabrook and Kemah for the 16th Annual Yachty Gras Grand Night Boat Parade on Saturday. More
February 05, 2015 -- Rear Admiral Kevin Cook, commander of the United States Coast Guard's 8th District, paid a visit to the students enrolled in the career and training program at Stephen F. Austin High School in Houston. More
February 05, 2015 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has provided an update regarding the council's recent meeting. More
February 01, 2015 -- The Houston Maritime Museum History Lecture on February 10 will featured author Andrew Hall discuss "Civil War Blockade: Running on the Texas Gulf Coast". More
January 31, 2015 -- The husband and wife team of Andrea Todaro and Jim Crate earned the award of “Yachtsman of the Year” at Lakewood Yacht Club’s annual Commodore’s Ball held the night of Saturday, January 24, in the club’s ballroom. More
January 30, 2015 -- The Education Committee of the Houston Yacht Club is hosting a seminar titled "Whoever Heard of The Texas Navy?" on Saturday, February 21. More
January 29, 2015 -- Six students from the Stephen F. Austin School for Maritime Studies spent Tuesday morning interacting with G & H Towing Company’s crew aboard one of the newest and most technologically advanced harbor tugs on the Houston Ship Channel. More
January 29, 2015 -- Sea Scout Base Galveston, a newly opened marine and maritime destination in Galveston, recently hosted the 11th annual Sea Scout Academy. More
January 28, 2015 -- Dean E. Corgey was unanimously reappointed Port Commissioner of the Port of Houston Authority today by Houston City Council. More
January 28, 2015 -- Houston City Council today voted unanimously to confirm Mayor Annise Parker’s re-appointment of Dean Corgey to the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County. More
January 28, 2015 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to authorize the transfer of approximately 5.2 acres of property, known as Calcasieu Point Boat Launch Park, to the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury. More
January 27, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission today voted unanimously to enter into a 30-year lease agreement with the Houston Maritime Museum for property near the M/V Sam Houston. More
January 26, 2015 -- A United States Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced an 8-month-old baby girl from the cruise ship Carnival Triumph early Monday morning. More w/Video
January 26, 2015 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously, with Eddie Walsh absent, to urge the Texas delegation in Congress to support reauthorization of the Export Bank of the United States. More
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