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Sunoco Expands Midstream Footprint

New refined products terminal at Port of Brownsville to Serve Local and Mexican markets

BROWNSVILLE, Texas, Jun 1, 2021 – Sunoco LP, one of the largest independent fuel distributors in the
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In Peace and War: A Special Message for National Maritime Day

By BND Chairman Sergio Tito Lopez

As Memorial Day approaches and signifies our national remembrance of our military heroes, let us not forget Saturday, May 22nd

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Texas Ports Association Honors Texas House Speaker Phelan as 2021 Port Person of the Year
  AUSTIN, Texas – May 18, 2021 – The Texas Ports Association (TPA) honored Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan as its 2021 Port Person of the Year at the State Capitol
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SteelCoast's Growing Momentum Delivers Gains
BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- May 3, 2021 -- Despite industry challenges faced in 2020, SteelCoast, LLC, a preeminent reclamation, remediation, and recycling facility at the Port of Brownsville recorded a successful year
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Tidal Channel Into Bahia Grande Closed Until Fall For $5 Million Ecological Restoration
Widening Channel From 34 to 250 Feet Offers 13x Increase in Tidal Exchange, Restoring Wildlife Diversity for Future Generations BROWNSVILLE, Texas – April 29, 2021 – The pilot channel connecting the
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Deputy Port Director Donna Eymard Retires
BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- April 6, 20201 -- The Port of Brownsville held a retirement celebration honoring Deputy Port Director Donna Eymard on April 1, 2021. Eymard announced her retirement, effective
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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. 23rd, 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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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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2020 Year In Review Highlights
The year 2020 brought many challenges to our port family and community. Despite these hurdles, the Port of Brownsville staff, tenants and business partners were able to navigate these rough