Royal Caribbean Group’s (NYSE: RCL) new Galveston, Texas, terminal, which is opening November 9, will be the first cruise terminal to generate 100% of its needed energy through on-site solar panels. This
Texas-based Pilot LNG LLC (Pilot) has reached a preliminary agreement with GAC Bunker Fuels (GAC) covering the supply of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a marine fuel from its proposed Galveston LNG
“The repositioning of Liberty of the Seas to the Port of Galveston represents Royal Caribbean’s confidence in the Port of Galveston’s efficient cruise operations and ability to attract passengers on its Freedom class ships,” said Mike Mierzwa, Port Director. “We are excited to homeport the largest cruise ship to sail from the State of Texas.”
Carnival Cruise Lines and Disney Cruises also operate out of the Port of Galveston. IN 2013, the Port of Galveston handled 1,208,802 passengers.
The 1,112 ft x 185 ft Liberty of the Seas will offer seven-night Western Caribbean cruise itineraries, including Isla Roatan, Honduras; Belize City Belize; Cozumel, Mexico; Falmouth, Jamaica; Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands; Montego Bay, Jamaica; and Costa Maya, Mexico as ports of call.
AUGUST 11, 2014—The 210 ft U.S. Coast Guard cutter Dauntless recently returned to its homeport of Galveston, TX, following a two-month patrol interdicting narcotics and migrant traffic of of the coast of