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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                   
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BRG Completes Phase One of Palo Alto Yard Expansion
The Brownsville and Rio Grande International Railway (BRG) recently completed the first phase of the expansion of the Palo Alto Yard at the Port of Brownsville. The upgrade includes the addition of
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Pasha Hawaii Announces Delivery of LNG-Fueled MV George III at Keppel AmFELS
BROWNSVILLE – July 28, 2022 –  Hawaii-based Pasha Hawaii, together with Texas-based Keppel AmFELS, proudly announced the delivery of the MV George III, the first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) powered
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Port of Brownsville Announces New Police Chief
BROWNSVILLE – July 13, 2022 – The Port of Brownsville announces William G. Dietrich as the new Chief of Police for the port’s Police and Security Department, effective July 11, 2022. Dietrich
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Port Police Chief Garcia Retires After 10 Years of Service
BROWNSVILLE – July 11, 2022 – After 10 years of service, Police Chief Carlos L. Garcia is retiring from the Port of Brownsville effective July 8, 2022. William Dietrich,
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Brazos Island Harbor Channel Improvement Project Signing Ceremony Propels Port Forward
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – July 6, 2022 – The Brownsville Navigation District and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today, signed a joint agreement for Phase 2 of the Brazos Island
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America's Premier Ship Recycling Port
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – June 6, 2022 – When it comes to the ship recycling industry, the Port of Brownsville is among the most trusted in the nation. Home to three
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