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Port of Brownsville Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – June 6, 2022 – For the tenth consecutive year, the Brownsville Navigation District Finance Department earned the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the
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Port Observes National Maritime Day
The Brownsville Ship Channel at the Port of Brownsville is the lifeline connecting businesses with markets and shippers around the world thanks to the work of merchant mariners.
On National Maritime
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Port of Brownsville Honors High School Graduates with $1,000 Scholarships
BROWNSVILLE, Texas, May ­­­­23, 2022 – The Brownsville Navigation District (BND) proudly announces the recipients of the 2022 Port of Brownsville Scholarship, aimed at making a difference in the lives of local
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Esteban Guerra Named BND Commission Chairman
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – May 20, 2022 – Brownsville Navigation District (BND) Commissioner Esteban Guerra was unanimously appointed to serve as chairman of the BND Board of Commissioners during the board’s
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Governor Abbott highlights Port of Brownsville as a key component of Texas' booming energy industry
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – April, 5, 2022 – Texas Governor Greg Abbott highlighted the Port of Brownsville as a key component of Texas' booming energy industry and as a critical asset to
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Commemorating Western Hemisphere Ports Day
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – April, 5, 2022 – Remaining open for business throughout a tumultuous time brought by a global pandemic and challenging world markets, the Port of Brownsville embodies the 7th Annual
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2022 State of the Port Address: Continued Progress at the Port of Brownsville Provides Positive Outlook for the RGV Economy
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – March 24, 2022 —The Port of Brownsville remains a stronghold for the Rio Grande Valley’s economy providing record-setting tonnage and robust operating revenues for FY 2021. Brownsville Navigation
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Paving the Path for Commerce: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Opens South Port Connector Road
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – March 4, 2022 — The Port of Brownsville held a ribbon cutting ceremony today for the Rio Grande Valley’s latest commerce route, the 1.9 mile-long South Port
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2021 Port of Brownsville Year in Review
  While the aftereffects of 2020 continue to reverberate across industries worldwide, the Port of Brownsville overcame significant challenges to develop sustainable infrastructure and job creation for local families and businesses.
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Port of Brownsville Recognizes Schaefer Stevedoring with 2021 Chairman's Award
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — December 14, 2021 — The Port of Brownsville presented Schaefer Stevedoring with its 2021 Chairman’s Award in honor of the company’s achievements throughout its 30
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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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