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March 10, 2020 3:45 PM

Coronavirus (COVID 19) for latest updates please scroll down

We are closely monitoring developments regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). As always, protecting the safety and health of passengers, crew and staff are top priorities for the Galveston Wharves.

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Latest Update:

April 8, 2020 11:46 AM

The Galveston Wharves at the Port of Galveston remains open for business. We continue to move cargo at our terminals while taking all precautions necessary to protect workers during the COVID-19 public health crisis. According to Galveston County Health District there are 272 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Galveston County NO confirmed cases of COVID-19 at the port Currently, all terminals are open and operating with the exception of our two cruise terminals. The two cruise terminals are currently being used to berth cruise ships that routinely sail from Galveston. These cruise ships will periodically sail with only crew members onboard while customary daily maintenance is being performed. Cruise lines have suspended further suspend service: • Carnival Cruise Line - May 11, 2020 • Disney Cruise Line- April 28, 2020 • Royal Caribbean Cruise Line- May 12, 2020 The Galveston Wharves Administrative office continues to be open with employees working remotely. The Police Department and Construction and Maintenance Department continue to operate regular business schedule. We continue to follow the Galveston County Health Department (GCHD) and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations by taking the following actions: • Enforcing social distancing • Deep cleaning throughout our facilities • Ensuring our gate guards and law enforcement are exercising recommended safeguards when dealing with personnel and port visitors, as well as limiting unnecessary personal contact. • Not allowing the public to enter into our facilities (Construction & Maintenance, Cruise Terminals, Police Department, Administrative Offices) We continue to work closely with the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Galveston County Health District and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Protection. We continue to monitor the situation as it evolves. We know this is a concerning time, and our thoughts are with those who have been affected. For more information visit https://www.portofgalveston.com/243/COVID-19-Information