Port of Galveston Rebrands as Galveston Wharves

The Port of Galveston adopted a new official logo Tuesday, choosing a design that officials said would bring a fresher and simplified look to the port’s branding. The Wharves Board of Trustees, which governs the port, unanimously adopted to new logo on Tuesday. The logo is the letter “G” colored in gradients of blue and […]

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Houston Area Cities Ranked

3/10 largest cities in Houston are in Galveston County The US Census Bureau has just released their American Community Survey (ACS) annual population estimate for cities and towns. According to their estimations, Houston increased from 2,317,445 to 2,325,502 over the last twelve months. More interesting is the ranking of the rest of the top ten cities in […]

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Port of Galveston Reports Strong Q1 2019

The Port of Galveston has announced a strong first quarter driven by substantial general cargoes volume and more cruise calls. General cargoes, specifically wind energy increased by 3,691 percent year-over-year when compared to March 2018, increasing the year-to-date figure to 2,200 percent over the same period of 2018. The Port handled year-over-year tonnage increases in […]

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Texas A&M Galveston launches ‘Sea Turtle Think Tank’

The center will train the next generation of sea turtle biologists. Texas A&M University at Galveston will be the home of the new Gulf Center for Sea Turtle Research, with Department of Marine Biology Professor Dr. Christopher Marshall serving as the inaugural director. The center will seek to use its strategic location and research expertise […]

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Port of Galveston Inks Long-Term Deal with Disney Cruise Line

The Port of Galveston and Florida-based Disney Cruise Line have inked a deal that’s expected to include more sailings. The agreement is for an additional 10 years, starting Nov. 1, 2018, and includes an option to renew for two additional five-year periods, according to a Jan. 17 press release. Disney is projected to nearly double […]

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UTMB Galveston #4 in US

The University of Texas Medical Branch is the 4th highest ranked academic medical center in the United States. Medical branch officials announced this week the organization had earned, for the second consecutive year, a prestigious national award for providing superior care to patients. Out of 99 academic medical centers participating nationwide, the medical branch in […]

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