Press Room

  1. FIFTY CLUB HONORS PORT POLICE OFFICER

    Garrison Clay "Officer of the Year" Read on...
  2. SHIP CALLS AND CARGO VOLUME ON THE RISE AT PORT OF GALVESTON

    The Port of Galveston announced on Wednesday strong results for the month of March 2018. Read on...
  3. PORT RECEIVES HIGHEST REWARD FOR FINANCIAL REPORTING

    The Port of Galveston was recently awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). Read on...
  4. PORT OF GALVESTON CELEBRATES 3RD ANNUAL PORTS DAY

    The Port of Galveston is proud to mark April 5th as Western Hemisphere Ports Day. Led by the AAPA, the Port joins hundreds of ports in North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean, to highlight and celebrate the value of ports. Read on...
  5. HARBORMASTER RECEIVES PUBLIC SERVICE COMMENDATION

    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. Read on...
  6. GALVESTON ISLAND PORT OF CALL COMMITTEE STEAMS AHEAD

  7. 2017 YEAR IN REVIEW

    Digital version Read on...
  8. PORT OF GALVESTON ENDS YEAR WITH CRUISE MILESTONE

    Sets Record for Most Passengers and Sailings in One Month Read on...
  9. 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. Read on...
  10. CCL TO INCREASE CAPACITY ON SHORT CRUISE PROGRAM FROM GALVESTON WITH ARRIVAL OF CARNIVAL DREAM

  11. 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. Read on...
  12. PORT OF GALVESTON APPOINTS NEW PORT DIRECTOR

    Rodger Rees Named New Port Director Read on...
  13. PORT OF GALVESTON MAJOR ECONOMIC CONTRIBUTOR TO NORTH AMERICA'S CRUISE INDUSTRY

    Study Shows Significant Increase in Cruise Activity Read on...
  14. PORT OF GALVESTON AWARDED $1 MILLION FEDERAL SECURITY GRANT

    The Port of Galveston is pleased to announce that it has received a $1 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Read on...
  15. PORT OF GALVESTON OPEN FOR BUSINESS AS OF SEPTEMBER 1

    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 through the Galveston ship channel. Read on...
  16. PORT OF GALVESTON NAMES DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING, MAINTENANCE, AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS

    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. Read on...
  17. PORT TO HOST FIRST COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE

  18. PORT OF CALL: WELCOME MS AMADEA

    MS Amadea of Phoenix Reisen Cruise Lines will call at the Port. The four star plus rated ship, arrives with approximately 600 passengers and 200 crew members on board. This is the first U.S. stop on this year’s worldwide itinerary. Read on...
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