Galveston Island Port Receives $3.75m Grant for New Internal Roadway

Galveston Wharves has been awarded a $3.75 million state grant for a new internal roadway to improve port access and traffic flow between 14th and 20th streets. The Texas Department of Transportation awarded the grant as part of the 2019-2020 Port Access Program. Construction of the $5 million project is planned to begin in August […]

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Port of Galveston Approves $129 Million in New Projects

The port’s board unanimously approved a list of 17 projects, estimated to cost more than $128.7 million, as its top priorities. The list includes improvements to roads on the interior of the port property, the construction of a new 1,500-space parking garage near the port’s cruise terminals and the filling in of a slip on […]

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$500 Million LNG Fuel Facility Pitched for Pelican Island

Citing an increase in the number of ships running on liquified natural gas, a company has approached the Port of Galveston about building an LNG fuel facility on Pelican Island. The facility, which might cost as much as $500 million to build, would fill fuel-supplying bunker ships with liquid gas, according to a proposal by […]

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