The busiest US Gulf Coast ports saw only a small decline in throughput during the first seven months of the year despite the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on consumer demand in the US and abroad.
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18 Mar 2019
Steven M. Cernak, a veteran of the ports of Galveston, Everglades, and New York-New Jersey passed away over the weekend.
30 Jan 2019
Several US ports, many in the Gulf, are expecting a surge in wind cargo during the next 24 months.
07 Feb 2018
After reinventing itself several times over the decades, the Port of Galveston has settled on a business formula that emphasizes vehicles and other roll-on, roll-off cargo, refrigerated shipments, wind energy and project cargo, and cruise ships.
30 Aug 2017
Houston and several other Texas and Louisiana ports hope to restart operations by Labor Day.
20 Dec 2016
Michael Mierzwa has retired after more than 16 years as executive director of the Port of Galveston.
09 Nov 2016
Things could be better, but they also could be a lot worse for breakbulk and project cargo shipping in US Gulf ports.
21 Apr 2015
BMW Group broke ground Tuesday on a vehicle distribution center at the Port of Galveston that the automaker will open next year to import and process approximately 32,000 vehicles a year.
31 Aug 2014
North American vehicle production is on the rise amid strong demand for vehicles in the NAFTA countries and foreign markets.
18 Jun 2013
The Galveston County Rural Rail Transportation District has signed an agreement with Legacy Port Partners for a feasibility study for a new freight rail connection to Pelican Island...
27 Nov 2012
The Port of Galveston Wharves Board recently approved a $10,000 contribution to the American Association of Port Authorities Port Employee Relief Fund...
14 Feb 2012
The Port of Galveston named Capt. Michael J Mierzwa as its new port director, effective Feb. 16.
31 Jan 2012
Steven Cernak, CEO and director of the Port of Galveson, will lead Port Everglades.
13 Jun 2011
When the deal to sell the Port of Galveston’s facilities to an investor group of Hutchison Port Holdings and Carlyle Group fell through in April, the port and financial adviser BMO Capital Marke
14 Apr 2011
A proposed deal to privatize the Port of Galveston fell through.