Houston Port Commissioners Approve Bayport Dredge Funding

Monday, August 05, 2013
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The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority has approved $296,000 in increased funding for maintenance dredging of the Bayport Cruise Terminal.

The special meeting was held to amend the Memorandum of Agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the maintenance dredging of the Bayport Cruise and Container Terminal berths.

Meeting agendas are available on the Port of Houston Authority website: http://www.portofhouston.com/the-port commission/public-meetings/agendas.

For nearly 100 years, the Port of Houston Authority has owned oroperated the public cargo-handling facilities of the Port of Houston -- the nation's largest port for foreign waterborne tonnage.

The port is an economic engine for the Houston region, the state of Texas and the nation. It supports the creation of more than one million statewide jobs and more than 2.1 million nationwide jobs, and the generation of economic activity totaling more than $178.5 billion in Texas and $499 billion across the nation.


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