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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 StatesCoast Guard for his service to the regional port community during Hurricane
Harvey. &...

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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 Tues...

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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: January 10, 2018

PORT RECEIVES HIGHEST AWARD FOR FINANCIAL REPORTING

GALVESTON, TX (January 10, 2018) –The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves (Port of Galveston) was recently awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the ...

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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 RodgerE. Rees has been appointed as Port Director for the Port of Galveston. Mr. Rees
will assume his new role at the Port of Galves...

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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 cruiseport in the U.S. based upon number of embarking passengers according to a
recent study prepared by Business Research and Economic Advisors (BREA) for th...

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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 Security Grant Program (P...

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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 rest...

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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
Engineering Depa...

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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 4, 2017

A DAY TO SUPPORT OUR PORTS: UNITED FOR THE FUTURE

GALVESTON, TX (April 4,
2017) -
The Port of Galvestonis proud to mark April 4th as Western Hemisphere Ports Day.  Led by the American Association of Port
Authorities - under the banner “United for the Future&rdq...

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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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