Recent News Category: News

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Sixth U.S. Navy Ship to be Recycled in 2020 Arrives at Port
The USS Stephen W. Groves has completed her final journey to International Shipbreaking Ltd.’s  facility at the Port of Brownsville where she will be recycled. Her arrival marks the sixth
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This Year, ‘Thank You’ Means More
By Sergio Tito Lopez/Brownsville Navigation District Chairman Saying “thank you” is an often-underrated privilege, but 2020 requires an extra note of appreciation to those who continue to drive remarkable success at
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Mexican Steel Mill to Benefit Brownsville
BY STEVE CLARK / The Brownsville Herald Article published Sunday,  November 8, 2020  

A major steel mill expansion in Nuevo Leon, Mexico, is expected to have a big impact on the

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Hamilton & CIA USA LLC Expands with New Port of Brownsville Office to Service the Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Industry
Hamilton USA & CIA USA LLC opened new offices at the Port of Brownsville, the only deepwater port on the US-Mexico border, to expand the company’s services to the region’s
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BND General Election: Official Election Results

Brownsville Navigation District General Election November 3rd, 2020

Early Voting results, mail-in ballots, provisional ballots, plus 59 of 59 precincts reported.

Commissioner, Place 1

  • Ralph Cowen       
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Port PD Chief Garcia Appointed to State Task Force  
Port of Brownsville Chief of Police Carlos Garcia has been appointed by Governor Greg Abbott to serve on the Task Force on Disaster Issues Affecting Persons who are Elderly and
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Port of Brownsville Receives $14.5 Million Grant to Further Expand Agricultural Export Opportunities
Expansion to Grow Agriculture Opportunities and Support Farming Families Throughout the Region BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Wednesday, October 14, 2020 – The Port of Brownsville is reclaiming its status as a major
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Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway's Momentum on Track

The month of August marked an impressive milestone in the Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway’s (BRG) 34-year history, with a record 5,045 loaded railcars handled at the Port

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Keppel AmFELS to Build the Largest U.S. Hopper Dredge at the Port
Keppel AmFELS announced in September its contract to build the largest high-specification Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge (TSHD) in the U.S. for Manson Construction Co. This will be the first dredge built
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Brownsville Navigation District Reduces Tax Rate
Brownsville, Texas – September 22, 2020 – The Brownsville Navigation District Board of Commissioners approved lowering the overall tax rate for property owners living within the district with an effective
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Honoring America's Truck Drivers
By John Reed, Chairman of the Brownsville Navigation District   The Port of Brownsville is proud to support the U.S. trucking industry by celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (Sept. 13-19). While
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A Taste of Texas Sails to China
[caption id="attachment_7194" align="alignleft" width="2560"] WestPlains LLC loaded 34,000 metric tons of sorghum for export to China in August.[/caption]  
WestPlains Exports Rio Grande Valley Sorghum
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Labor Meets The Port That Works
A port community with all these exceptional benefits and active projects requires skilled and abundant labor. Local universities, colleges, technical schools, school districts and workforce development leaders are partnering with
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Strategic Partnership Seeks to Close the Digital Divide in Brownsville

Community-wide survey kicks off campaign to help identify connectivity needs

August 26, 2020 (Brownsville, TX)The City of Brownsville, in partnership with seven strategic local stakeholders
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2020 Notice of Tax Rates in Brownsville Navigation District
This notice concerns the 2020 property tax rates for the Brownsville Navigation District. This notice provides information about two tax rates used in adopting the current tax year's tax rate.