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Deputy Port Director Donna Eymard Retires
The Port of Brownsville held a retirement celebration honoring Deputy Port Director Donna Eymard on April 1, 2021. Eymard announced her retirement, effective April 9, after 21 years of service
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Success for Our Communities in the Face of a Challenging Year
By Sergio Tito Lopez Chairman, Brownsville Navigation District 2020 proved to be an extremely difficult year for many people. Last year we saw the rise of a global pandemic that devasted economies and
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Port of Brownsville Reschedules 85th Anniversary Celebration
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – March 23, 2021 – The Port of Brownsville is rescheduling its 85th anniversary celebration – traditionally held in May – to Saturday, Oct. 16th, given the current
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Port of Brownsville Update on KURV’s Radio Show
Port of Brownsville Director and CEO Eduardo A. Campirano was a guest on KURV’s radio show “The Valley’s Morning News” with Sergio Sanchez and Tim Sullivan on March. 4. Campirano discussed
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International Shipbreaking Gains EU Ship Recycling Accreditation
International Shipbreaking, part of the world-leading recycler EMR Metal Recycling, has gained EU Ship Recycling Regulation (EU SSR) accreditation for its site at the Port of Brownsville after investing $30
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Progress Report: South Port Connector Road
BROWNSVILLE, TX (March 1, 2021) -- The South Port Connector Road project, which began August 2020, is currently 30 percent complete.
The 1.9-mile long port connector road connects Ostos Road inside
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TEXAS PORTS ASSOCIATION HONORS USACE GALVESTON DISTRICT COMMANDER COL. VAIL AS 2021 PORT PERSON OF THE YEAR
GALVESTON, TX (March 1, 2021) – The Texas Ports Association (TPA) honored Col. Timothy R. Vail, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District Commander, as its 2021 Port Person
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BRG Steams Ahead Breaking Record in 2020
The Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway (BRG) ended 2020 riding an all-time high with 51,115 loaded railcars handled at the Port of Brownsville throughout the year. This marks a 24
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Container-On-Barge Service Connects Texas With Florida
BY STEVE CLARK / The Brownsville Herald Article published Thursday, January 28, 2021

A persistent shortage of truck drivers in the United States has helped pry open a window of

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