Captain's Corner

Captain Bill Diehl's monthly article.

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On Aug. 31, the Battleship Texas left its home of 64 years for the second, and possibly last, time to traverse the Houston Ship Channel to dock at...

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Read the Fall 2022 edition of the Port Bureau News in PDF format.

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Years ago, I boarded the Coast Guard square-rigged sailing ship EAGLE as a cadet for a training cruise. It was my first experience at sea. It was...

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March was a milestone month in the Diehl household.

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When I learned I was to be transferred from Panama to Houston in 2006, I shared the news with my boss, Alberto Aleman, the CEO of the Panama Canal....

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By CAPT Bill Diehl, GHPB President I enjoy opening my new planner every January. Yes, I prefer writing over typing and turning pages over...

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By CAPT Bill Diehl, GHPB President I'm not sure we have seen the end of business turbulence associated with COVID, but judging by our recent...

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By CAPT Bill Diehl, GHPB President The Port Bureau is in overdrive right now as we prepare for our Annual Maritime Dinner on November 5. As we...

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By CAPT Bill Diehl, GHPB President My mom’s side of the family came from Ireland, so to celebrate our 35th wedding anniversaries, my sister,...

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By CAPT Bill Diehl, GHPB President My mom passed away last year at the age of 91. She had a long, complete life and died with no regrets, knowing...

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By CAPT Bill Diehl, GHPB President Recently I had the pleasure of reading “The Curious Cat” to our one-year-old granddaughter, Avery....

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By CAPT Bill Diehl, GHPB President The Ever Given container ship’s troubles at the Suez Canal captured a great deal of public interest...

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