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Port of Brownsville Honors High School Graduates with $1,000 Scholarships
BROWNSVILLE, Texas, May 28, 2021 – The Brownsville Navigation District (BND) proudly announces the recipients of the 2021 Port of Brownsville Scholarship program, aimed at helping deserving students pursue a higher
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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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STATE OF THE PORT: Port of Brownsville Proves Resilient Amid Economic Challenges
Navigation District Registers Record-Setting FY 2020 for Operating Revenues; Cargo Movement Remains Steady BROWNSVILLE, Texas – April 1, 2021 – The Port of Brownsville proved resilient amid a global pandemic 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 Revenue Bonds Maintain A2 Moody’s Rating
Port’s “competitive position for cross border trade” and “strong financial position” Key Factors in Retaining High Rating BROWNSVILLE, Texas – March 19, 2021 – Moody’s Investor Services assigned a stable outlook
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Port of Brownsville Recognizes Keppel AmFELS with 2020 Chairman’s Award
BROWNSVILLE, Texas— December 3, 2020— The Port of Brownsville presented Keppel AmFELS with its 2020 Chairman’s Award in recognition of the company’s important work reintroducing shipbuilding to both the state
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Sergio Tito Lopez Named BND Commission Chairman
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Nov. 18, 2020 – Sergio Tito Lopez was unanimously elected to serve as chairman of the Brownsville Navigation District (BND) during the board’s regular meeting Tuesday, Nov.
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Port of Brownsville Foreign Trade Zone Ranks Number 2 in the U.S. for Value of Exports
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — November 17, 2020 — For the eighth year in a row, Foreign Trade Zone No. 62 (FTZ) at the Port of Brownsville remains near the top in
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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 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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Construction Begins for South Port Connector Road
Brownsville, Texas – August 10, 2020 – Construction for the South Port Connector Road began today, August 10, 2020, a critical project aimed at improving urban traffic and access to
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Court Dismisses Lawsuit by City of Port Isabel Against Port of Brownsville Over LNG Leases
Brownsville, Texas – August 7, 2020 – On Aug. 5th, a state district court dismissed a lawsuit against the Port of Brownsville by the City of Port Isabel related to
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Port of Brownsville Honors 32 High School Graduates with $1,000 Scholarships
 Port Launches Scholarship Program to Help Deserving Students and Families Across the Greater Brownsville Area BROWNSVILLE, Texas, May 28, 2020 – Thirty-two local high school graduating seniors will receive $1,000
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Port of Brownsville Excels Amid Challenging World Markets

Prudent Stewardship Allows Brownsville to Weather Economic Uncertainty While Remaining Competitive for Continued Job Creation and Development BROWNSVILLE, Texas – May 15, 2020
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Commemorating the Fifth Annual Western Hemisphere Ports Day
BY JOHN REED, CHAIRMAN, BROWNSVILLE NAVIGATION DISTRICT April 5th marks the fifth annual Western Hemisphere Ports Day, which recognizes the port industry’s key role in creating logistics and manufacturing jobs
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