HOUSTON, Aug. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a special meeting held today, the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority approved $296,000 in increased funding for maintenance dredging of the Bayport Cruise Terminal.
Meeting agendas are available on the Port of Houston Authority website, http://www.portofhouston.com/the-port-commission/public-meetings/agendas.
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