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COVID-19 Update – Port of Brownsville Remains in Service
Dear Colleagues and Business Partners, In recent weeks, governments at the local, state and federal level have taken specific actions to curb and limit the spread of COVID-19. As of today,
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Brownsville Navigation District Defers Elections to Safeguard Community Against Coronavirus
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – March 27, 2020 – In a special telephonic public meeting today, the Brownsville Navigation District (BND) unanimously approved the deferral of the previously scheduled May 2nd  commission elections
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Brownsville Navigation District Considers Postponing May 2nd Election to Safeguard Community Against Coronavirus
Special Telephonic Meeting Scheduled for 12 p.m. Friday, March 27 BROWNSVILLE, Texas — Tuesday, March 24, 2020 —The Brownsville Navigation District (BND) will consider postponing the scheduled May 2nd commission elections
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New Mobile Harbor Cranes Arrive at Port of Brownsville
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 20, 2020) – Two new mobile harbor cranes arrived Thursday, January 16, at the Port of Brownsville. The cranes arrived at
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Port of Brownsville Foreign Trade Zone ranks in Top 3 in the U.S. for Exports
BROWNSVILLE, Texas—Wednesday, December 11, 2019— Foreign Trade Zone No. 62 (FTZ) at the Port of Brownsville remains near the top in the nation for the value of exports, according to
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Port of Brownsville Recognizes Welding Works International with Annual Chairman’s Award
BROWNSVILLE, Texas—Tuesday, December 3, 2019— Welding Works International, Inc. has been named the Port of Brownsville 2019 Chairman’s Award honoree in recognition of the company’s 20-plus years of setting a
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NEWS RELEASE: Three New LNG Projects Moving Forward at the Port of Brownsville
BROWNSVILLE, Texas—Thursday, November 21, 2019— The Port of Brownsville is one step closer to welcoming three new LNG projects with an investment totaling $38.75 billion after the Federal Energy Regulatory
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Special Feature: Enabling Economic Evolution
After years of courtship, community input, planning and permitting, largescale industrial development is about to transform the Rio Grande Valley’s economic landscape with billions of dollars of investment and thousands
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Study Shows Positive Economic Impact by the Port of Brownsville
 Major Activity at the Port Supports Increase in Jobs and Revenue for the State and Region BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 22, 2019) — In Texas where a trade-friendly economy is growing, the
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Special Feature: Mexico Makes Sense
The Port of Brownsville’s proximity to Mexico, Latin America’s second largest economy, uniquely positions the port as the nation’s key transshipment gateway delivering goods and commodities to nearby multinational manufacturing
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Keppel AmFELS is Building Ships
Keppel AmFELS is building ships at the Port of Brownsville, introducing a new industry to the state of Texas. To facilitate the construction of deep-draft vessels at Keppel’s shipyard, the port
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Independent Auditor Confirms Record Year and Clean Audit for the Brownsville Navigation District
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (June 27, 2019) --  The Brownsville Navigation District’s (BND) annual external audit confirmed June 26, 2019, verified record operating revenues and tonnage for fiscal year 2018. The audit reviewed
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Port of Brownsville Achieves Significant Milestone in Channel Deepening Project
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (June 18, 2019) – The Port of Brownsville is closer to deepening the Brownsville Ship Channel after receiving a key permit June 6 from the U.S. Army Corps
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Rio Grande Valley Prepares for Job Influx
BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- Companies investing in the Rio Grande Valley anticipate high demand for workers that may exceed 9,000 jobs, according to seven large employers attending a Workforce Summit held
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Port of Brownsville Receives Environmental Clearance on South Port Connector Road
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The South Port Connector Road Project received environmental clearance on April 24, 2019 from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Pharr District Office, advancing the project to
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