Port of Galveston explores cargo opportunities with Panama

A delegation of Texas port leaders and Rodger Rees, Galveston Wharves port director and CEO, recently traveled to Panama with to explore growth opportunities.The U.S.-Panama Business Council organized the trade mission June 13-14 so that high-level Panamanian government, business and canal leaders could meet with the Texas delegation to discuss current opportunities and the global outlook.The Panama Canal is a major shipping route for cargo and lay ships that call ... [+]

Port of Galveston reports on Green Marine Program

Since becoming certified in the Green Marine program in June 2021, the Galveston Wharves and its partners are making progress in realizing long-term changes to protect the environment. Cleaner energy sources, waste reduction and sustainable construction are just a few examples. Guided by Green Marine, a voluntary environmental program for North ... [+]

Galveston Rising in U.S. Cargo Rankings

Galveston is rising in the rankings as a top-50 U.S. cargo port. Almost 12 million tons of cargo moved through the deep-water harbor in 2020, placing it 46th among the busiest U.S. ports and waterways.According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, a 9% increase in cargo tonnage over 2019 ... [+]

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