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Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Port Houston Monthly Container Volumes Rise »
Yearly total surpasses 2 million TEUs, despite pandemic Port Houston’s container activity in September surpassed th...
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Port of Brownsville Police Chief Appointed to Task Force »
Port of Brownsville Chief of Police Carlos Garcia has been appointed by Governor Greg Abbott to serve on the Task Force o...
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
BJ Tarver Named President of Gulf Winds International »
  Gulf Winds International , the region’s leading provider of intermodal container drayage services, has na...
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Energy Transfer Announces Executive Management Changes »
Dallas-based Energy Transfer LP has announced that long-time Energy Transfer executives Mackie McCrea and Tom Long have...
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Gulf Stream Marine Expands Network »
Gulf Stream Marine, Inc. (“GSM”) has announced the strategic acquisition of the Alabo Street Terminal operations located...
Thursday, October 8, 2020
Kerrick Henny Joins Port Houston Leadership Team »
Named Chief Government and Public Relations Officer Port Houston ’s Executive Director, Roger Guenther, has offic...
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
San Jacinto College Wins National Award for Outstanding STEM Education »
San Jacinto College Wins National Award for Outstanding STEM Education The Aspen Institute College Excellence Progra...
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
EIA Short Term Energy Outlook: October 2020 »
  Forecast Highlights   Winter Fuels Outlook EIA forecasts that av...
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Port Freeport Appoints Public Affairs Manager »
Port Freeport , a leading port in the export of crude oil and natural gas liquids, has named Jessica Effenberger Follett a...
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Fuel Cell Project Develops Ground-Breaking Fuel Solution for Ships and Offshore »
Illustration of the fuel cell solution mounted on board an Odfjell ship. Photo courtesy of Odfjell.   New...
Monday, October 5, 2020
Chevron Completes Acquisition of Noble Energy »
Chevron Corporation has announced that its acquisition of Noble Energy, Inc., has been completed following approval by No...
Monday, October 5, 2020
LyondellBasell and Sasol form Integrated Polyethylene Joint Venture »
LyondellBasell to acquire 50 percent of certain Sasol assets in Louisiana LyondellBasell and Sasol have announced...
Thursday, October 1, 2020
Port Houston Announces Community Grant Award Recipients; Project 11 Continues on Schedule »
The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority met in virtual session for its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Se...
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
LyondellBasell Sustainability Report Sets Ambitious Plastic Waste Targets »
LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world released its annual Sustainabil...
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Galveston Wharves Signs Agreement with Lyft to Operate at Port of Galveston »
The Galveston Wharves and Transportation Network Company (TNC) Lyft recently signed an agreement to formalize its operatio...
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Maritime Transportation System ISAC Cybersecurity Advisory »
MTS-ISAC Cybersecurity Advisory: 092820  Consistent Emotet Infrastructure Observed Across Compromised 3rd P...
Thursday, September 24, 2020
Port Bureau Joins in Advocacy for Seafarer Crew Changes »
The board of directors of the Greater Houston Port Bureau has voted to join the advocacy effort to help vessel owners safe...
Thursday, September 24, 2020
Welcome New Port Bureau Associate Member 40Geo »
40Geo is a leader in geospatial and IoT technology. We design, develop, and deliver world-class real-time intelligence sys...
Thursday, September 24, 2020
TxVEMP Accepting Grant Applications for Level 2 Charging Equipment »
$ 10.4 million in grants available statewide on first-come, first-served basis The Texas Volkswagen Environmenta...
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
USACE Awards $15.4 Million Contract to Dredge Freeport Lower Stauffer Reach Channel »
Port Freeport Chairman Shane Pirtle; Col. Timothy R. Vail, Galveston District Commander; Phyllis Saathoff, Executive Direc...
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Exxonmobil Expands Agreement with Global Thermostat, Sees Promise in Direct Air Capture Technology »
    ExxonMobil and Global Thermostat have expanded their joint development agreement followi...
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Captain Steven Nerheim Retires from USCG VTS »
Captain Steven Nerheim has retired from Sector Houston-Galveston Vessel Traffic Service after many faithful years of servi...
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Manson Construction Co. to Build Largest US Hopper Dredge at Keppel AmFELS »
Manson Construction Co. has contracted with Keppel AmFELS to build the hopper dredge FREDERICK PAUP at their facility in B...
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Houston Pilots’ Captain Sherri Hickman Honored by Maine Maritime Academy »
Sherri Hickman  with her daughter, Coronado Hickman.   The Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) created a W...
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Port of Galveston: Preparing to Cruise Again, Safely and Sustainably »
Rodger Rees, port director/CEO at the Port of Galveston, recently shared his outlook for safely and sustainably restarting...
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Vopak and BlackRock's GEPIF to Acquire 3 Gulf Coast Industrial Terminals from Dow »
Dow has selected a new 50/50 joint venture of Royal Vopak and BlackRock's Global Energy & Power Infrastructure Fund to...
Thursday, September 10, 2020
EIA Short Term Energy Outlook: September 2020 »
            Forecast Highlights   The September Short-Te...
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Bruce Oakley Reappointed to Pilot Commissioners Board for Harris County Ports »
Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Bruce Oakley to the Board of Pilot Commissioners for Harris County Ports for a term s...
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Enterprise, Customers Amend Crude Oil Agreements; Enterprise Cancelling Midland to Echo 4 Pipeline »
Enterprise Products Partners L.P (“Enterprise”) has announced that it and certain of its customers have amended agreements...
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
US Transportation Secretary Makes Historic Announcement on America’s Freight System »
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced on September 3 the release of the first-ever National Freight St...
Monday, September 7, 2020
Welch Foundation Donates $100 Million to Make Rice a Hub For Next-Gen Materials Innovation »
The Robert A. Welch Foundation has announced the largest single gift in the history of Rice University to establish Th...
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Port of Brownsville Participates in Partnership to Close Digital Divide in Brownsville »
The City of Brownsville, in partnership with seven strategic local stakeholders including the Port of Brownsvill...
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Hurricane Laura Temporarily Reversed Neches River »
An oxbow of the Neches River in Big Thicket National Preserve just upstream of Beaumont, Texas. Photo courtesy of National...
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Man-Made Islands Built from Houston Ship Channel Dredging Featured in Houston 2020 Visions Exhibit »
Galveston Bay Park proposal image in 2020 Houston Visions Exhibition. Photo courtesy of Rogers Partners + Urban Designers...
Thursday, August 27, 2020
Watco to Acquire Rail Assets from Dow »
  Dow Inc. has selected Watco Companies to acquire the rail infrastructure assets and related equipment at six m...

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