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Carnival Cruise Ship Dreams Now Sail From Port of Galveston
Carnival Dream recently joined the Port of Galveston's cruise roster PHOTO: Port of Galveston

Port of Galveston posts record 2018 operating revenues

The Port of Galveston chalked up a record $43.5m in operating revenues for 2018, a 15.2% increase over 2017.

Net operating income was $8m, up from $4.5m.

1.97m passenger moves

Galveston handled 1.97m passenger movements and 4.1m tons of cargo in 2018, while $335,169 in direct tax payments were made to the city of Galveston.