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United in Celebration for National Maritime Day
By Esteban Guerra Brownsville Navigation District Chairman On May 16, 1936, communities across the Rio Grande Valley united to celebrate the opening of the Port of Brownsville, the first maritime port for
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Rising to the Top: Port of Brownsville Among Leading Maritime Ports for Waterborne Cargo
  BROWNSVILLE, Texas – May 16, 2023 – Consistently setting new records, the Port of Brownsville continues to gain national prominence among the leading maritime ports in the United States. According to
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Forza Steels Strengthens Operations
Company Invests $60 million in Manufacturing Facility at Port of Brownsville   BROWNSVILLE, Texas – May 02, 2023- The Port of Brownsville continues to gain strength in the steel industry as Forza
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Powering Wind Energy Projects
The Port of Brownsville remains a leader in the movement of wind energy components, thanks to its logistical capabilities and strategic location along the U.S.-Mexico border. During the first quarter of
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Port of Brownsville Observes Western Hemisphere Ports Day
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – April 3, 2023 – The Port of Brownsville, in partnership with the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), and its entire hemispheric membership will commemorate Western Hemisphere
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Turning Point: BIH Project Starts with Placement Area Improvements
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – March 6, 2023– The first step in Phase 2 of the Brazos Island Harbor (BIH) Channel Improvement Project is underway as the Port of Brownsville’s dredged material
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Strong Link in Supply Chain: Port of Brownsville sees record cargo volumes in FY2022
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – February 6, 2023 – Since its establishment in 1936, the Port of Brownsville has maintained its commitment to serve as the leading maritime port for the Rio
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2022 Year in Review
Throughout 2022, the Port of Brownsville remained resilient and focused on its mission as the leading economic developer in the region through infrastructure expansions and business development to meet growing
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A Legacy of Success: DIX Industries Celebrates 75th Anniversary at the Port
When the Port of Brownsville first opened in May 1936, many people celebrated the promise of economic opportunities that would bring them closer to the American dream. Richard “Dick” Ostos was
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Expanding Capabilities at the Port of Brownsville
Editor’s Note: This article is featured in the latest edition of the Port of Brownsville Directory. Click HERE to view directory or to request a copy. After years of effort, planning and
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Wind energy components dominate Texas Port Project Cargo
BY TAD THOMPSON/ American Journal of Transportation   Texas’ seaports enjoy a variety of project cargo. That’s a broad industry category. Along Texas’ Gulf Coast, though, there are a couple dominant trades. Components
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Motus Energy Expands Its Brownsville Terminal Facilities to Support the Increased Movement of Commodities Between International Markets
Phase I of the expansion brings company’s total storage capacity in the region to nearly 900,000 barrels; Phase II will add an additional 700,000 barrels of storage and up to
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Celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
By Esteban Guerra, Brownsville Navigation District Chairman Dear friends of the Port of Brownsville, it is my honor to invite our communities to join the Brownsville Navigation District as we proudly celebrate
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International Trade Booming at the Port of Brownsville:  Foreign Trade Zone No. 62 Reclaims Number 2 Ranking in the U.S. for the Value of Exports
  Foreign Trade Zone No. 62 (FTZ) at the Port of Brownsville recorded an increase of 28% for the total value of exports in 2021, surpassing the $5 billion mark for
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Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Increase
A tax rate of $0.029658 per $100 valuation has been proposed by the governing body of BROWNSVILLE NAVIGATION DISTRICT. PROPOSED TAX RATE