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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