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Posts Tagged ‘FF30’

Remarks of Commissioner Sola at Port of Galveston


Good Afternoon, Buenas Tardes! Albert Shannon, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Port of Galveston Alan Robb, President, I-L-A Mayor – Craig Brown Business Impact Leaders  “J.P.” Bryan, Jr. Emerson Hankamer Philip Kuebler Gina M. Spagnola, President & CEO, Galveston Chamber of Commerce Michael Woody, Chief Tourism Officer, Galveston Island Convention &… Read More »

Commissioner Sola Visits Houston for Panel Discussion and Meetings with Local Maritime Leaders


Commissioner Louis Sola recently visited Houston, participating in events and meetings with local maritime and trade executives where the current state of the industry, infrastructure required to support shipping, and the gateway’s future were among the topics of discussion. The visit centered on Commissioner Sola’s participation on the “State of… Read More »

Commissioner Sola Meets with Port Everglades Leadership to Discuss Passenger & Cargo Construction Projects


Commissioner Louis Sola continued his examination of COVID-19 impacts to the southern Florida economy and the region’s cruise industry infrastructure when he met with the senior leadership of Port Everglades Monday. Jonathan Daniels, Chief Executive and Port Director, and Glenn Wiltshire, Deputy Director, hosted Commissioner Sola for a facility tour… Read More »

Commissioner Sola Reviews PortMiami Cruise Related Infrastructure Improvement Projects


Commissioner Louis Sola conducted a site visit of PortMiami to examine how ongoing capital improvement projects that support the cruise industry are being affected by the COVID-19 linked interruption to vessel operations. The visit took place Tuesday at the recently completed Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) Terminal where Commissioner Sola was… Read More »

Commissioner Sola Issues Report Examining Economic Impacts of Cancelled Cruise Season to Northwestern States


The latest Fact Finding 30 Interim Report issued by Commissioner Louis Sola chronicles the significant economic impact the canceled 2020 cruise season is having on Alaskan citizens and tourism related businesses.  The report concludes that when considered on a per capita basis, there may not be another state in the… Read More »

ANPRM Addressing Cruise Line Performance & Refunds Available


The Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) addressing possible changes to regulations governing the definition of “non-performance” by a cruise line and the process for obtaining a refund when a vessel does not sail is now available for review. The Federal Maritime Commission voted in late September to initiate this… Read More »