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US shipments of wind power equipment soar
BY CHRIS BARNETT / Journal of Commerce Article published Wednesday, January 30, 2019, in   Under the influence of a “super cycle” driven by tax credits, approximately 38,000 megawatts of wind
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Port of Brownsville Receives $1.5M TxDOT Grant
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has awarded the Port of Brownsville a $1.5 million Rider 45 grant to enhance the port’s intermodal connectivity, further facilitating domestic
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Made in Brownsville for the World to See
Keppel AmFELS and Pasha Hawaii celebrate steel cutting for two new containerships   BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Construction of the first of two containerships is underway at the Port of Brownsville. On Sept. 25,
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STURGIS vessel en route to Brownsville for final shipbreaking and recycling
GALVESTON, Texas – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ STURGIS vessel left this morning for the Port of Brownsville for her final journey.  In two to three days, she will arrive
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Texan port confident of weathering Trump’s tariff storm
At Brownsville, a gateway for steel into Mexico, bilateral trade shows no signs of cooling   BY JUDE WEBBER / Financial Times Article published Tuesday, July 24, 2018 A huge crane unloads giant steel
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Home Sweet Home: Newly Renovated Administration Complex Opens in August
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — There is no place like home. After 18 months, the Brownsville Navigation District and Port of Brownsville staff returns to their home in the completely repurposed and enlarged
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USS Tripoli comes to Brownsville for scrapping
BY STEVE CLARK/The Brownsville Herald Article published Thursday, July 19, 2018 Fifty-three years after it was launched from the Ingalls Shipbuilding yard in Pascagoula, Miss., the 598-foot amphibious assault ship USS Tripoli (LPH 10) is now in
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Hopes High for a Bountiful Shrimping Season
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – With the 2018 Gulf shrimp season under way, local shrimpers are hopeful they will not come back with their nets empty despite a continued shortage of workers that
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Duro Bag: A Story of Success
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The secret is out of the bag for Duro. The company, a tenant of the Port of Brownsville since 1967, is a premier leader in the paper bag