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Port Bureau News: October 2019
Monday, November 4, 2019
Captain's Corner: Pinball Wizard »
By CAPT Bill Diehl, GHPB President Last month, I made my yearly trip to take part in the Marine Exchange of North A...
Monday, November 4, 2019
Port Watch: Fall Ball Trumps Fall Stall »
By  Tom Marian, Buffalo Marine Service, Inc. Cooler temps, shorter days and fall baseball punctuates the...
Monday, November 4, 2019
Top Quartile Terminal Performance »
By Joe Nassif, Director, Terminal Industry Programs, Emerson Leveraging Digital Technologies to Improve Effici...
Monday, November 4, 2019
Looking Back: 1929-2019 »
Championing Houston’s Maritime Community By Judith Schultz, GHPB From day one, the Greater Houston Port B...
Monday, November 4, 2019
MOL Group Successfully Develops Car Carrier Allocation/Loading Plan with AI Technology »
Two Flexie series car carrier vessels in berth for cargo handling operations. Photo courtesy of MOL.  ...

Port Bureau News: September 2019
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Captain's Corner: Life Sports »
By CAPT Bill Diehl, GHPB President Growing up my parents were big on teaching us life sports – sports that we could...
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Port Watch – Cramming 100 Years Into Two »
By Tom Marian, Buffalo Marine Service, Inc . Two years ago, Hurricane Harvey brought maritime commerce to its knees...
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
FSO Cyber Security Training: The Time is Now »
By CAPT David Nichols, USCG (Ret.), ABS Group When the U.S. Coast Guard published Draft Navigation and Inspection...
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Looking Back: 1980 to Y2K »
The Port Bureau Embraces the Information Age; Launches the Marine Exchange By Judith Schultz, GHPB The advanc...
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
September Commerce Club »
Deeper, Wider Ship Channel for Safety, Prosperity “Looking Ahead at the Houston Ship Channel” was the timely topi...

Port Bureau News: August 2019
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Fortune Favors the Bold »
We just wrapped up our 90th Annual Maritime Dinner this past weekend – and it was a tremendous event! The Grand Ballroom o...
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Hot Dogs and Ice Cream »
By Tom Marian, Buffalo Marine Service, Inc . July in Texas marks vacations, triple-digit heat and toiling air condit...
Thursday, September 5, 2019
2019 Maritime Dinner Lauds Jim Black for Long-Standing Dedication to Maritime Community »
From ship to shore, Houston’s maritime community gathered at the Bayou City Event Center to honor the contributions of J...
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Admiralty & Maritime Law »
The Greater Houston Port Bureau is pleased to present an excerpt from “Unseaworthiness in the Age of Cyberattacks”, a priz...
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Looking Back: 1960 to 1980 »
By Judith Schultz, GHPB Protecting the Tariff Turf By 1960, the focus of the Greater Houston Port Bu...

Port Bureau News: July 2019
Thursday, July 25, 2019
The Plan is The Plan »
July is proving to be an exciting month for the Diehl family as we are preparing for our daughter’s wedding, which will ta...
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Port Watch: Midsummer Wane »
Summer’s grip on the setting sun loosens as the post-solstice shortening of days arrives. Not even the heavy tropical air...
Thursday, July 25, 2019
2017 Hurricane Season Resiliency Findings Presented at National Harbor Safety Committee Conference »
Joshua Murphy, from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration representing the Marine Transportation System Resi...
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Landside Logistics: Key to the Gulf Advantage »
By Patrick Maher, Gulf Winds International, Inc. Drive around Houston today and you will see new construction of wa...
Thursday, July 25, 2019
EPA, Coast Guard Work to Deliver New Ballast Water Standards Under VIDA »
Last December, President Donald Trump signed the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018. An important compon...

Port Bureau News: June 2019
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Captain's Corner: 10 Great Years »
By CAPT Bill Diehl, GHPB President   June 18 marked ten years since I retired from the Coast Guard. At the t...
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Port Watch: Catching Up »
By Tom Marian, Buffalo Marine Service, Inc . Perhaps one of the more exciting events in track and field is the 4 X 4...
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Looking Back: 1947-1960 »
A Peek into the Postbellum Years of the Greater Houston Port Bureau By Judith Schultz, GHPB As the end of World...
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
IMO Issues Additional Guidance for Sulphur 2020 Implementation »
The International Maritime Organization (IMO), the United Nations specialized agency with responsibility for the safety...
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
USACE Announces Four P3 Pilot Projects »
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recently named four projects, two of which are on the Texas Gulf, for further d...

Port Bureau News: May 2019
Monday, June 3, 2019
Captain's Corner: Moving Forward in Unison »
I spent the first week of April in Washington, D.C., alongside leaders in the Houston maritime community advocating to mem...
Monday, June 3, 2019
Port Watch: Squeezing the Balloon »
By Tom Marian, Buffalo Marine Service, Inc. To a child, a balloon can be remarkable play toy. It can be stretched...
Monday, June 3, 2019
May 2019 Magazine PDF »
      If you'd like to read the May 2019  Port Bureau News  magazine in PDF, click&nb...

Port Bureau News: March/April 2019
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Captain's Corner: Captain Diehl Goes to Washington »
During the first week of April, I joined the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region on their annual advocacy trip to DC, al...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Port Watch: Pick Your Poison »
By Tom Marian,  Buffalo Marine Service, Inc. Sometimes in the world of the seafarer you just need to accept y...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Suderman & Young Towing Company’s New Tug, Ted C. Litton »
Photo courtesy of Robert Mihovil Photography. In March, Suderman & Young Towing Company took delivery of...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
U.S. Exported 2 Million Barrels Daily of Crude Oil in 2018 to 42 Destinations »
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Petroleum Supply Annual, Petroleum Supply Monthly In 2018, U.S....
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
PHA Commissioners Set Limits on Large Container Ships on the Houston Channel »
On April 8, 2020, Port of Houston Authority (PHA) commissioners voted on a resolution to impose limits on large containe...

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