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Posted on: July 26, 2018

SHIP CALLS and CARGO VOLUMES CONTINUE to GROW

The Port of Galveston announced on Thursday strong results for the month of June 2018. Total vessel calls for the month increased approximately 18 percent year-over-year compared to June 2017 and improved 28 percent year-to-date over last year. Total carg...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

PORT OF GALVESTON ASSISTS IN GUATAMALAN VOLCANO RELIEF EFFORTS

PORT OF GALVESTON ASSISTS IN GUATAMALAN VOLCANO RELIEF EFFORTS

(Galveston,
TX) June 19, 2018
 The Port of Galveston assisted incoordinating the shipment of relief supplies for families displaced by the
volcanic eruption in Guatemala....

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

PORT OF GALVESTON WINS THREE NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS AWARDS

(Galveston, TX) June 8, 2018 The Port of Galveston is pleased to announce that it will receive three top honors in the annual American Association of Port Authorities Communications Awards Competition. 

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

FIFTY CLUB HONORS PORT POLICE OFFICER

Galveston, TX (May 8, 2018) –The Board
of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves (Port of Galveston) is proud to recognizeOfficer Clay Garrison as the recipient of the Fifty Club “Officer of the Year”
award for outstanding ach...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

SHIP CALLS AND CARGO VOLUME ON THE RISE AT PORT OF GALVESTON

GALVESTON, TX -April 18, 2018 - The Port of Galveston announced on Wednesday strong results for the month of March 2018. Total vessel calls for the month increased approximately 63 percent compared to March 2017 and improved to 33 percent year-to-date ove...

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

PORT RECEIVES HIGHEST REWARD FOR FINANCIAL REPORTING

L-R: Rodger Rees, Port Director/CEO, Mark Murchison, Finance Director, E.L. "Ted" O'Rourke, Chairman 

Galveston, TX (April 24, 2018) –The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves (Port of Galveston) was recently awarded the Certificate...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

PORT OF GALVESTON CELEBRATES 3RD ANNUAL PORTS DAY

GALVESTON, TX (April 5, 2018) -The Port of Galveston is proud to mark April 5th as Western Hemisphere Ports Day. Led by the American Association of Port Authorities, the Port of Galveston joins hundreds of ports in North, Central and South America, and th...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

HARBORMASTER RECEIVES PUBLIC SERVICE COMMENDATION

GALVESTON TX  (February 9, 2018) Mr. Brett Milutin, the Port of Galveston’s Harbormaster, was recently recognized by the United States Coast Guard for his service to the regional port community during Hurricane Harvey. &nbs...

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

GALVESTON ISLAND PORT OF CALL COMMITTEE STEAMS AHEAD

GALVESTON, TX (February 2, 2018) - The Galveston Island Port of Call Committee, created in mid-2017 by the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves at the request of Board Chairman E.L. “Ted” O’Rourke,  met on Tuesday, January 31, with Stefano ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

PORT OF GALVESTON ENDS YEAR WITH CRUISE MILESTONE

GALVESTON, TX (January 11, 2018) The Port of Galveston announced that it achieved a new milestone in December 2017, embarking 113,488 passengers, surpassing previous passenger volumes and setting a record as the busiest month since the port began its crui...

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

PORT OF GALVESTON WELCOMES NEW DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION

GALVESTON, Texas (December 18, 2017) - The Port of Galveston welcomed its newest staff member today. Laura C. Camcioglu is the Port's new Director of Administration. 

Ms. Camcioglu will lead the
Port's Administration Department. She is responsibl...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

CCL TO INCREASE CAPACITY ON SHORT CRUISE PROGRAM FROM GALVESTON WITH ARRIVAL OF CARNIVAL DREAM

GALVESTON, TX (November 16, 2017) – Building upon its position as the leader in Gulf Coast cruising, Carnival Cruise Line has announced it will expand capacity on its short cruise offerings from Galveston beginning in 2019.

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

VISION OF THE SEAS SETS SAIL ON FIRST CRUISE FROM GALVESTON

GALVESTON, Texas (November 7, 2017)- Royal Caribbean International’s Vision of the Seas began its home port seasonal sailing itinerary from the Port of Galveston with a 5 day Western Caribbean cruise on Monday, November 6, 2017.  

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

PORT OF GALVESTON APPOINTS NEW PORT DIRECTOR

GALVESTON, Texas (Dec.13, 2017) – The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves is pleased to announce that Rodger E. Rees has been appointed as Port Director for the Port of Galveston. Mr. Rees will assume his new role at the Port of Galveston effective...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

PORT OF GALVESTON MAJOR ECONOMIC CONTRIBUTOR TO NORTH AMERICA'S CRUISE INDUSTRY

GALVESTON, Texas (Oct. 6, 2017) – The Port of Galveston remains the fourth busiest cruise port in the U.S. based upon number of embarking passengers according to a recent study prepared by Business Research and Economic Advisors (BREA) for the Cruise Line...

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

PORT OF GALVESTON AWARDED $1 MILLION FEDERAL SECURITY GRANT

Galveston, Texas (Sept. 15, 2017) - The Port
of Galveston is pleased to announce that it has received a $1 million grantfrom the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  The grant was awarded through the 
2017 Port Securit...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

PORT OF GALVESTON OPEN FOR BUSINESS AS OF SEPTEMBER 1

Galveston, Texas (Sept. 7, 2017) – Despite some confusion in media reports, the Port of Galveston is open for business. The port has been fully operational since reopening Sept. 1 when the United States Coast Guard (USCG) lifted all traffic restrictions t...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

PORT OF GALVESTON NAMES DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING, MAINTENANCE, AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS

GALVESTON, Texas (August 1, 2017) – The Port of Galveston welcomed its newest staff member today. Humberto A. Leal is the Port’s new Director of Engineering, Maintenance, and Environmental Affairs. 

 

Mr. Leal will lead the Port's
Enginee...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

PORT TO HOST FIRST COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE

In an effort to engage the community, the Port of Galveston is inviting the public to meet and mingle with members of the port and several port businesses at its community open house on Friday, June 9. The event will take place in Cruise Terminal 2.

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

PORT OF CALL: WELCOME MS AMADEA

GALVESTON, TX (April 3, 2017) - On Monday,
April 3, 2017 the MS Amadea of Phoenix Reisen Cruise Lines will call at thePort of Galveston. The four star plus rated ship, owned and operated by Phoenix
Reisen Cruise Line arrives with app...

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Posted on: December 22, 2005

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