Fresh Del Monte, Port Freeport sign lease agreement to start next year

Port Freeport recently announced the execution of a Lease Agreement to commence in 2024 with Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. (Del Monte), one of the world’s leading producers, distributors, and marketers of fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables, with products sold in more than 80 countries around the world.The company also owns Network Shipping, its third-party ocean logistics arms that carries goods between the Americas. Del Monte ships will offer ... [+]

Port Freeport, Dole Fresh Fruit celebrate 40 years of partnership

April 25th marked the 40-year anniversary of Port Freeport's partnership with Dole Fresh Fruit Company, a subsidiary of Dole Food Company. With roots in Hawaii dating back to 1851, Dole Food Company is one of the world's largest producers and marketers of high-quality fresh fruit and fresh vegetables.Dole is an ... [+]

Oceanus Line service links Florida and Texas to Mexico

A new direct liner service of Oceanus Line is now providing an efficient all-water link between key seaports of Mexico and Colombia and the dynamic U.S. ports of SeaPort Manatee on the Florida Gulf Coast and Port Freeport on the Texas Gulf Coast.With inaugural calls of March 26 and March ... [+]

Port Freeport new Gulf hub for Volkswagen

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA) announced Port Freeport as the new major Gulf Coast hub for its future vehicle logistics port operations, in collaboration with Port Freeport and developer PRP and KDC. With a 20-year lease agreement, Volkswagen Group of America aims to further improve vehicle logistics efficiency and ... [+]

Port Freeport receives all-water express service from Asia

On December 10th, the M/V ZHONG GU FU JIAN (2010 built, Chinese Flagged) berthed at Port Freeport's Velasco Container Terminal. The arrival of the 902-foot long 4,963 TEU vessel marks another milestone for Port Freeport as the first container vessel to offer all-water service from Asia into Port Freeport."Port Freeport's ... [+]

Port Freeport Reaches Milestone

Over the last year, Port Freeport has continued to experience rapid growth, reaching a new milestone of over106,000 vehicle units handled in partnership with Amports, who offers vehicle processing and terminal management services. "What began as a modest facility of about 38 acres and five vessel calls per month, has grown ... [+]

Port Freeport announces completion of Improvement Project

The Port Freeport is pleased to announce Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has completed the first segment of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project. Port Freeport and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers broke ground on the segment in April 2021.“The completion of Reach 3 is a great accomplishment ... [+]

Port Freeport Commission lowers tax rate

The Port Freeport Commission has approved the Fiscal Year 2022 budget and passed a resolution to adopt a tax rate of $0.040000 which is less than the No New Revenue Tax Rate of$0.040080. The new total tax rate of $0.040000 includes $0.016606 dedicated to debt service and $0.023394 directed to ... [+]

Grounbreaking Port Freeport

Port Freeport in Freeport, Texas, celebrated a historic milestone on April 8, 2021 with a ceremonial groundbreaking for the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project, a federal cost-shared initiative with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The channel is being dredged from its current 46 feet to depths ranging from ... [+]

Port Freeport announces contest winners

Port Freeport is pleased to announce the winners of the 21 st Annual Take-A-Child Fishing Tournament (TACFT) Logo Drawing Contest. Brazoria County’s youth ages 3-14 are eligible to enter the contest and are invited by flyers distributed electronically to the schools within the Navigation District. The first-place winner of ... [+]

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