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Tackling Ocean Plastic | Part 1

The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) has recently released Part 1 of a 2 part interview series with Mary Crowley of the Ocean Voyages Institute on cleaning up plastic in the Pacific Ocean. This interview provides a necessary and disturbing view on the unfathomable tons of plastic and garbage floating around the Pacific…

Collection Spotlight

HM’s Set Sail Mural

For those who have visited Houston Maritime’s interim site at the corner of Navigation and Canal, you may have noticed the stunning artwork decorating the wall along the entry way to the museum gallery. This mural was designed and painted by local Houston graffiti artist Anthony Rose. Flanked by anchors, the mural creates an imposing…

Meet the Team

Board President – Tom Johnson

In 1965 Tom joined with a few San Antonio high school graduate’s intent on attending Texas A&M University.  As one of the first few classes to graduate the Texas Maritime Academy as part of Texas A&M, Tom obtained a BS in Marine Engineering and has spent the entirety of his almost 50 year maritime career serving…