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Maritime News
Port Freeport
News Release
Tuesday, May 10, 2011


FREEPORT, Texas - Port Freeport was proud to host its 11th Annual Take-A-Child Fishing Tournament (TACFT) May 7th at the Freeport Municipal Park.  There were 187 registered anglers with their families from communities in Brazoria County and beyond generating more than 600 people in attendance.  The Brazoria County Coastal Conservation Association weighed a total of 579 fish presented to them by the young anglers.  Port Freeport would like to thank everyone who attended and congratulate this year’s winners:

Blue Fins Category (Ages 3-8) 

First Place Winner Paige Weaver

Second Place Winner Madison Varga

Third Place Winner Mallory Varga

Yellow Fins Category (Ages 9-14) 

First Place Winner Trace Hensley

Second Place Winner Eli Matteck

Third Place Winner Jessica Swanson

Port Freeport and Brazoria County Coastal Conservation Association would like to thank the following sponsors for their support:  Affairs To Remember Catering; American Rice, Inc.; BASF Corporation; Bay-Houston Towing Co.; B.E.A.R.S., Inc.; Bell Dental / Brian Bell, DDS; Biehl & Company, LP; Blueline Shop & Copy Center; Bridge Harbor Yacht Club; Burridge Insurance; Castleberry Insurance; Cherry Company; Chick-fil-A; Click Draw Graphics, Inc.; Coastal Securities, Inc.; Detail Products, Inc.; Dole Fresh Fruit Company; Doyle & Wachtstetter, Inc.; First State Bank; Freeport Launch Services, LP; Freeport LNG; Freeport Mooring Marine, Inc.; Freeport Police Department; G & H Towing Company; Garner Paving & Construction, Ltd.; Gulf Chemical & Metallurgical Corp.; Gulf Coast Engraving; Gulf Stream Marine, Inc.; Gulftex Vending & Coffee Services, Inc.; Kennemer, Masters & Lunsford, LLC; Lockwood, Andrews, & Newnam, Inc.; Maxim Crane Works; McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.; Mike Sorrell Trucking & Materials, Inc.; Miken Specialties, Ltd.; Oaks, Hartline & Daly, LLP; Office Universe; On The River / River Point Restaurants; Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc.; PC Care;  Ports America, Inc.; RBC Project LLC; Sea Center of Texas; Southern Shaved Ice; Sparkling Clear Industries; Texas Dow Employee Credit Union; Texas Gulf Bank, N.A.; Texas Gulf Engineering, LLC; The Facts; Turbana Corporation; U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 64; U.S. Security Associates and Vernor Material and Equipment Co., Inc.

Port Freeport currently ranks 16th among U.S. ports in international cargo tonnage handled.  With a current channel of 45-foot depth, soon to be widened and deepened, just 3 miles from open Gulf of Mexico waters, Port Freeport offers more than 7,500 acres for future development.  Port Freeport serves its customers and stakeholders through development and marketing of competitive world-class navigational capabilities, technically advanced marine and multimodal terminal services and port-related industrial facilities while achieving profits and creating jobs as a leading economic catalyst for the Texas Gulf Coast.

Dannenbaum Engineering
Remembering Jim Guidry Houston Maritime Museum Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership

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