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The Wharves Board would do well to turn away from the desperate delusions of its Port Director (“The last thing they intend to do is not build this terminal here,” Rees said.) and recognize that the entire international cruise ship industry is at the beginning of a massive sea change it h…

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Good choice Bailey. Don't be put off by the big industrial-looking operation, these folks started off down on Pier 19 in the 70's and their success enabled them to grow substantially but, they are still the real deal.

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Nello and his wife are wonderful people and their retail shop at their property seems to always have the freshest seafood, including their partnership with an Alaska supplier that gets fresh Cod and Steelhead for Galveston. Best of luck to them in the expansion and increase to their labor…

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Your license is safe Brian; no cruise line would hire an American mariner to put his license in the rack in the first place. Too expensive. But since all the "huge" tankers, box ships, and ro-ro's that are as big or larger than these passenger ships are sailing around the world with a typ…

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Quite certain they can take stores at anchor. No cargo gear required. They have stores' cranes rigged in the overhead in way of the sideports where stores can be taken and trash can be back-loaded to launches. The foreign crews have contracts that require them to work a full tour of duty …

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There is no need for these ships to be berthed dockside in Galveston during this time. They can anchor at the Fairway Anchorage (offshore) and they can be re-supplied by launch boat, as is typical with cargo ships that are off charter. They should indeed make all commercial arrangements t…

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Miceal O'Laochdha commented on Americans need to get back to work now

Missing word changes intent, sorry. Should have read: "Ms. Jackson knew a thing or two... about... people."

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Miceal O'Laochdha commented on Americans need to get back to work now

I read it 50 years ago; assigned reading in school. I remember it like yesterday and it has resonated on many occasions when witnessing the human behaviour events of my lifetime. Ms. Jackson knew a thing or two people.

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Florida has had no problem installing a checkpoint on Interstate 10 at the Alabama line and turning back anyone from Louisiana. That started over a week ago so, I guess this can be done, at least by the State, if not the City. It is becoming a brave new world out there...