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Port Pilots Set the Course for Safety
  On any given day, vessels loaded with cargo appear to effortlessly glide over the deep Gulf Coast waters on their way to the only deepwater seaport on the U.S.- Mexico
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Advanced Manufacturing Training Coming to the Rio Grande Valley
On Sept. 23, the Texas A&M University System and two of its state engineering agencies - the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) and the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service
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Port of Brownsville Announces New Deputy Port Directors
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — September 3, 2021 – The Port of Brownsville announces the appointment of two new deputy port directors effective August 9, 2021. Melinda Rodriguez is the deputy port director
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Public Access to Gayman Channel Restricted
Work Continues to Restore Bahia Grande Basin BROWNSVILLE, Texas – August 27, 2021 – Access to the Carl “Joe” Gayman channel will be closed to the public beginning Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021, as
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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. 23rd, 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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