TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

  • Engineering District : Galveston
  • TSO Series Number : TS-4 Transportation Lines on the Mississippi River System and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway
  • Principal Commodity List : PASSENGERS AND VEHICLES
  • Area of Operation : GALVESTON AND BOLIVAR
  • Vessels
    • Specialized Carrier : 6
    • Vessels List : DEWITT C. GREER, GIBB GILCHRIST, JOHN W. JOHNSON, RAY STOKER, JR., ROBERT C. LANIER, ROBERT H. DEDMAN
  • Address
    P. O. BOX 381 GALVESTON TX 77553-0381
  • Contact
    • Phone : 409-795-2230
P. O. BOX 381 GALVESTON TX 77553-0381

Managed Vessels

DEWITT C. GREER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

GIBB GILCHRIST

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN W. JOHNSON

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

RAY STOKER, JR.

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ROBERT C. LANIER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ROBERT H. DEDMAN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

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US Seized Four Iranian Fuel Cargoes Bound for Venezuela

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