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Thursday, February 13, 2020
Port Freeport Receives Federal Funding for Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project »
The recently announced U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Work Plan includes $19 million in fundin...
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Port Houston Container Volume Spikes »
Container activity at Port Houston was up 25 percent in January compared to the same period a year ago, marking a signific...
Monday, February 3, 2020
Replace or Repower Your Drayage Truck or Cargo Handling Equipment with a TERP Grant »
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is preparing to open the Seaport and Rail Yard Areas Emissions Redu...
Monday, February 3, 2020
Enterprise and Navigator Load First Vessel at New Ethylene Export Terminal »
Enterprise Products Partners L.P. and Navigator Holdings Ltd. announced that the first cargo of ethylene has been exported...
Monday, February 3, 2020
Vopak to Serve Multi-Billion Dollars Manufacturing Facility in Texas »
Royal Vopak (Vopak) has announced it has been selected by Gulf Coast Growth Ventures (GCGV), the petrochemical joint-ventu...
Monday, February 3, 2020
LyondellBasell Channelview Plant Enters New Phase of Construction »
LyondellBasell has announced that construction on its propylene oxide (PO) and tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA) plant has surp...
Monday, February 3, 2020
MARAD Awards Nine U.S. Ports Grants »
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced grants for its America’s Marine Highway...
Monday, February 3, 2020
Galveston Wharves Signs Agreement with Royal Caribbean Cruises LTD. to Develop New Terminal »
The Port of Galveston has signed a long-term contract with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) for a new $100 million cruis...
Monday, February 3, 2020
Coast Guard Commissions Cutter DANIEL TARR in Galveston, Texas »
The Coast Guard commissioned the Coast Guard Cutter Daniel Tarr , the service’s 36th fast response cutter, at Sector Fi...
Monday, February 3, 2020
TAMUG Career Fair-April 7, 2020 »
Texas A&M University at Galveston will host a Career Fair on April 7 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.for employers who are seekin...
Monday, February 3, 2020
Alliant Insurance Services Names Karey Vaught Executive Vice President »
Alliant Insurance Services has announced that Karey Vaught has joined Alliant as executive vice president, managing direct...
Monday, February 3, 2020
Greater Houston Council of the Navy League U.S. Event »
The Greater Houston Council of the Navy League U.S., a non-profit organization, will participate in the upcoming 8th Coast...
Monday, February 3, 2020
CAPT Diehl Slated to Speak at Port of the Future Conference »
CAPT Bill Diehl, president of the Greater Houston Port Bureau, is on the agenda to speak at the Port of the Future: Impro...
Friday, January 31, 2020
Vopak Completes Divestment of Terminal in Algeciras »
Royal Vopak (Vopak) completed a divestment of its oil terminal in Algeciras to First State Investments at the end of Janu...
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Kirby Corporation Signs Agreement to Purchase the Inland Tank Barge Fleet of Savage Inland Marine »
Kirby Corporation (Kirby) announced at the end of January the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire the inland tan...
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Sentinel Midstream and Freepoint Commodities Execute Agreements on Texas GulfLink’s Deepwater Crude »
Sentinel Midstream, LLC , through its subsidiary Texas GulfLink, LLC, announced its alignment with Freepoint Commodities...
Monday, January 13, 2020
Enterprise Begins Service at Isobutane Dehydrogenation Plant »
Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (Enterprise) announced that its isobutane dehydrogenation (iBDH) plant in the Mont Belv...
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Port Commission Approves Move on Renewable Energy; Signs MOU with USACE for Project 11 Design »
P ort Houston is set to begin to purchase renewable electricity port-wide, a move that would make it the first port in...
Thursday, December 12, 2019
MSC’s New ‘Sea Rider’ Game Underscores Importance of Sustainable Container Shipping Operations »
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind shipping game: The Sea Rider . Availabl...
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Southeastern Freight Lines Recognized as Analytics Achievers in Trimble Ovation Awards »
Southeastern Freight Lines received the title of Analytics Achievers in the 2019 Trimble Ovation Award Best in Data Utili...
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Port of Beaumont Receives $18 Million in Grant Funding »
U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration Administrator, Admiral Mark Buzby, formally presented a check fo...
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Rice’s Graduate Entrepreneurship Program Ranked No. 1 in U.S. »
Rice University and its Jones Graduate School of Business have the No. 1 graduate entrepreneurship program in the U.S.,...
Thursday, December 12, 2019
2019 Brownwater University Facilitates Waterways Communications, Navigation Insight »
Brownwater University, a yearly collaboration between marine transportation stakeholders and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG),...
Thursday, December 12, 2019
CAPT Diehl Wins East End Chamber’s 2019 Male Executive Award »
The East End Chamber of Commerce recognized CAPT Bill Diehl, president of the Greater Houston Port Bureau, with their 20...
Thursday, December 12, 2019
LyondellBasell Names Michael McMurray Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer »
LyondellBasell has announced the appointment of Michael McMurray as executive vice president and chief financial officer...
Thursday, December 12, 2019
BBVA USA Names Dillan Knudson as Houston CEO »
BBVA USA named Dillan Knudson as the new Houston CEO. Knudson will oversee Commercial banking and Global Wealth operation...
Monday, November 4, 2019
Kinder Morgan Announces Commercial in Service of First Unit at Elba Island Liquefaction Facility »
The Elba Liquefaction Company, L.L.C. (ELC), a joint venture between Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) and EIG Global Energy Pa...
Monday, November 4, 2019
Enterprise to Further Expand Midland to ECHO System; Expects Seminole to Return to NGL Service 2H202 »
Enterprise Products Partners L.P. , through its wholly owned affiliate M2E4 LLC (Enterprise), announced it has long-term a...
Monday, November 4, 2019
Odfjell to Provide Bulk Liquid Terminal Services to INEOS »
Odfjell Terminals Houston (OTH) has been selected to provide the bulk liquid terminal services for the acrylonitrile styr...
Monday, November 4, 2019
LBC Tank Terminals Wins 2019 EHS Innovation Award in Transport & Logistics »
LBC Tank Terminals (LBC), a global operator of bulk liquid storage facilities, won a prestigious environment, health, and...
Monday, November 4, 2019
East End Chamber Names CAPT Diehl Among 2019 Awards Celebration Finalists »
CAPT Bill Diehl, president of the Greater Houston Port Bureau, has been selected as a finalist in the East End Chamber of...
Monday, November 4, 2019
Fossum Appointed as Superintendent of Texas A&M Maritime Academy »
Col Michael E. Fossum ’80 has been appointed to superintendent of the Texas A&M Maritime Academy at Texas A&M at...
Monday, November 4, 2019
Danner’s Relocates to Pasadena »
Danner’s, Inc. , has moved into their new headquarters at 3551 Pasadena Blvd. in Pasadena, from the east side of Houston w...
Monday, November 4, 2019
Port of Galveston Joins Green Marine Certification Program »
The Port of Galveston is going green with a number of environmental initiatives, including membership in Green Marine ,...
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Enterprise to Build PDH 2 Plant; Supported by Long-term Agreements with LyondellBasell »
LyondellBasell Industries N.V . (LyondellBasell) and Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (Enterprise) has announced that t...

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