Galveston Wharves Upgrades Facilities

Galveston Wharves said is spending more than US$90 million to update decaying or underused infrastructure and to maximize undeveloped acreage to grow its cargo business, as part of its 20-year strategic master plan.“We’re on the cusp of a new era of cargo growth for Galveston,” said Rodger Rees, Galveston Wharves port director and CEO. “For the first time in decades, the Galveston Wharves and its partners have the opportunity to ... [+]

Galveston Invests in West Port Complex

The Galveston Wharves Board of Trustees on April 23 approved a US$29.9 million construction contract to begin the first phase of an estimated US$90 million in cargo infrastructure expansion and improvement work at Galveston’s West Port Cargo Complex. Texas Gulf Construction Co. Inc. is expected to begin work this summer ... [+]

Galveston Wharves Port Director, CEO Rodger Rees Honored

Galveston Wharves Port Director and CEO Rodger Rees has been recognized as a 2023 Most Admired CEO by the Houston Business Journal (HBJ). Rees was among the honorees celebrated at a luncheon of hundreds of corporate and community leaders hosted by the HBJ on Aug. 24 in Houston. A panel of ... [+]

Galveston Wharves plans major cargo expansion projects

Guided by its 20-Year Strategic Master Plan, Galveston Wharves is planning and executing projects for long-term economic and jobs growth, pending final Wharves Board approval and acceptable financing. These involve two projects totaling about $50 million that will expand acreage and infrastructure at the Port of Galveston’s West Port Cargo ... [+]

Blown Away! Galveston Wharves reaches new wind cargo milestone [+]

Galveston Wharves closes 2020 with positive cash flow

The Galveston Wharves ended 2020 with a positive cash flow despite the pandemic and the related suspension of the port’s cruise business. Officials attribute this to fewer expenses and success in generating additional revenues. In 2020 income from operations, grants and investments totaled $29 million, while expenses totaled just over ... [+]

Galveston Wharves: What to Anticipate in 2021

If 2020 taught us anything, it’s the importance of focusing on the things we can control and being adaptable. The Galveston Wharves board and staff did just that. As a result, its business has weathered the pandemic well. Estimated total cargo was 4.2 million tons, 6 % over 2019. That’s another ... [+]

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