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Port of Brownsville Strikes Gold in AVA Digital Awards
BROWNSVILLE -- The Port of Brownsville was recognized with two prestigious 2018 AVA Digital Awards for design and content of its website and electronic newsletter. The AVA Digital Awards is an
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State of the Port: Port of Brownsville achieves record year in FY 2017
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – A full house of regional stakeholders applauded Port of Brownsville officials during reports of record revenue and tonnage in 2017 at its annual State of the Port
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Nordic Pollux is Largest Cargo Ship at the Port of Brownsville
BROWNSVILLE – The Port of Brownsville set a record Jan. 31 when it received the M/V Nordic Pollux, the largest cargo vessel to ever call on the port to date. The
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Port of Brownsville Earns Prestigious MarCom Award for 2017 Port Directory
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Port of Brownsville directory was recognized with a 2017 Platinum MarCom Award for its inaugural port directory in the government publications category. MarCom Awards, an international creative
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Port of Brownsville and Union Pacific Culminate Switchyard Relocation Project
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – On Dec. 28, 2017, Brownsville Navigation District Chairman John Wood signed final paperwork with Union Pacific Railroad to officially culminate a 44-year project to improve the region’s
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Registration Open for Annual Port of Brownsville 5K1M Dock Dash
Pre-registration is open for the annual Port of Brownsville 5K1M Dock Dash scheduled for Saturday, March 3, 2018. The family-friendly run/walk event for adults and kids is free of charge. Pre-registered
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Port of Brownsville Inaugural Chairman’s Award Presented to International Shipbreaking Ltd.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas—The Port of Brownsville today presented International Shipbreaking Ltd. (ISL) with its inaugural Chairman’s Award in recognition of the company’s outstanding commitment to community, economic development, and representation of
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Port of Brownsville Foreign Trade Zone Ranks Second in the U.S. for Exports
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — Foreign Trade Zone No. 62 (FTZ) at the Port of Brownsville ranks second in the nation for the value of exports during 2016, according to the U.S.
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GFOA Recognizes Port of Brownsville for Excellence in Financial Reporting
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — For the sixth consecutive year, the Brownsville Navigation District has received the highest form of recognition for governmental accounting and financial reporting for its 2016 comprehensive annual
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Port of Brownsville Signs MOU with Cameron County to Grow Economic Opportunity
BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- As a catalyst for economic development and job growth, the Brownsville Navigation District (BND) Board of Commissioners signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Cameron County to
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Port of Brownsville to Recognize Drivers during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 10-16
BROWNSVILLE, Texas—The Port of Brownsville, along with the entire U.S. trucking industry, is beginning a weeklong recognition of professional truck drivers who deliver America’s freight safely and securely every day. During
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Port of Brownsville Signs MOU with Mission EDC for Regional Economic Development
BROWNSVILLE, Texas—In its ongoing commitment to job creation and regional economic growth, the Brownsville Navigation District (BND) Board of Commissioners entered into Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Mission Economic
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Port of Brownsville Approves Agreement with Rio Grande LNG in Support of Major Bahia Grande Wetlands Restoration Project
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Brownsville Navigation District (“BND”) Board of Commissioners announced today a provisional commitment by Rio Grande LNG, LLC (“Rio Grande LNG”) towards the restoration, enhancement and preservation
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West Plains Receives First Unit Train of Grain at Port of Brownsville
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – West Plains LLC received its first grain of the season April 25th at the Port of Brownsville with the arrival of 109 rail cars of corn from
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CSC Sugar Begins Operations at the Port of Brownsville
BROWNSVILLE – CSC Sugar began its new packaging and distribution operations at the Port of Brownsville March 22, 2017. Key to the company’s expansion to Brownsville is the port’s rail infrastructure
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