Gulf Winds International is the proud recipient of the 2010 Houston East End Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Award. This award is in recognition of a company who has contributed significantly to employment, capital investment and increasing development of the Houston East End. Todd Stewart, received the award at the Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, September […]
Effective June 1, 2013, United Arab Shipping (UASC), has announced that they will no longer supply chassis for shipments in the GCCP. Chassis for UASC shipments in the GCCP will be supplied by, and usage will be billed by, Flexi-Van Leasing.
(June 27, 2013) the U.S. Senate voted to approve unanimously (100-0) the nomination of Charlotte, NC Mayor Anthony Foxx as the new Secretary of Transportation. Foxx’s nomination for the post went fairly quickly except for a slight delay in the vote by the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Timing on his swearing is unknown at […]
Gulf Winds President Steve Stewart travels with Houston Port Authority officials to Vietnam to participate in trade development luncheon. On the 16th of August, Gulf Winds President Steve Stewart along with top management from the Houston Port Authority participated in a trade development luncheon with the Vietnam Shipping agents and brokers association.
Energized by the glimmers of an economic turnaround, Texas is ready to lead the way in a rebounding market and Gulf Winds is right in the middle ready to serve you! After the ravages of Hurricane Ike and a depressed global economy, improvements in the Texas Gulf Coast infrastructure are ready for increases in trade […]
As of Tuesday, April 9, The International Longshoremen’s Association members ratified a six-year contract for East and Gulf coast dockworkers in a coast-wide referendum. The totals were overwhelming as the unofficial totals showed ILA members approved the contract from approximately 8-to-1. ILA President Harold Daggett and other union officials had campaigned hard for approval of […]
After meetings Thursday with the director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, USMX released that both sides have agreed to a 30-day extension of the Master Contract. Therefore, removing the thought of a possible ILA strike this weekend. For the time being, PHA will proceed with normal business operations for all terminal operations at […]
The Office Clerical Unit (OCU) of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) emailed a new contract proposal to the Los Angeles â Long Beach ports at 8:30 pm local time Wednesday June 30th. Leaving only 3 Â½ hours to expire, a water front arbitrator ruled the union bargained in bad faith. Read the entire […]
In 2009, Gulf Winds worked with the ministry Aid Sudan to raise $70,000 for building a school, clinic, and water well for a village in Sudan, Africa. Building has progress during 2010 and the village of Wowo is finially able to enjoy their new school and clinic. Work will continue to progress on the water […]