>Port Security: At What Price, Who Decides and to Whose Account?

>Corpus Christi Port commissioners approve 500 percent ship fee hike to pay for Security Patrol. Slim 4-3 vote margin underscores overwhelming local opposition to new marine patrols which local port users deem unnecessary. The Port Commission of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority on Tuesday, in a divided 4-3 vote, approved motions for fee local increases of more than 500 percent and implementation of a marine patrol to be supported by the fee increase. Full story.