Category Archives: Port of Corpus Christi

While Texas Infrastructure Continues To Degrade Federal Money Could Be On The Way To Help

by Matt Pierce Briscoe Many Texans can remember a time when the Texas infrastructure was among the best in the nation. Now if you look around it is among the worst. Roads and bridges are crumbling and access to basic modern systems and services are at an all-time low. On Monday, President Joe Biden announced his infrastructure report explaining the

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Council Points with John Kelley

Author’s Note: Matt Pierce Briscoe, Editor and Publisher of the “South Side Light News”, and I originally did this as a podcast last Thursday evening. Somewhere in the uploading process it got lost and is out there in cyberspace. So while this is late because of delays with household weather and other crises, it is still relevant because the City

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Analysis: Ahuja Appointment To Port Commission Might Be A Good Thing. How It Came To Be Might Be Another Question

Corpus Christi City Council gave the nod to local businessman Ranjan Ahuja to serve as one of the appointed port commissioners for the city of Corpus Christi. In doing so they also gave the boot to incumbent commissioner Al Jones, who has served on the commission as a city appointee since last year when he replaced Wayne Squires, who resigned.

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Analysis: Abbott’s State of the State revealed just how out of touch he really is—and Texas Democrats were not much better

Texas Governor Greg Abbott de;inverted his State of the State address on Monday evening from a small business in Central Texas. He used the thirty odd minute speech to lay out priorities and emergency items that he demanded were priorities for this legislative session. He used his time to promote special interest groups like law enforcement unions, and he catered

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Gulf Stream Marine’s Corpus Christi Terminal among five Texas terminals to earn Green Designation from LOGISTEC

LOGISTEC Corporation and its U.S. Gulf Coast affiliate, Gulf Stream Marine, Inc. (“GSM”), are proud to announce the addition of five terminals in Texas that will be certified as part of the Green Marine Environmental Certification Program. GSM’s Corpus Christi, Manchester, Brownsville, Care and Freeport terminals in Texas will be joining LOGISTEC’s 13 other Green Marine certified terminals in Canada

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OPEC+ Meeting Rescheduled After Talks Stall On Monday

A regularly scheduled OPEC+ meeting ended on Monday without an agreement among its members regarding the production cuts next year.. The cartel meeting ended with Russia, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE taking different positions as to how to handle production rates over the next year. The meeting with OPEC+ cartel meeting was supposed to resume on Tuesday, but announcement came

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Local Mayors Send A Letter To The Port With Strong Objections Over A Certain Legislative Action Item

While Port of Corpus Christi officials spent much of last week on a type of localized goodwill tour a letter signed by ten Coastal Bend mayors seems to tell a little bit different of a story. The letter addresses their objections to a portion of the Port’s legislative agenda that would in essence strip the cities of their rights to

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