Brownsville, Texas A&M Partner on Training

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott joined leaders from the Rio Grande Valley and the Texas A&M University System at a groundbreaking ceremony April 2, for a new 30,000-square-foot South Texas Workforce Development Project advanced manufacturing training facility at the Port of Brownsville.The center will offer programs provided by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service, or TEEX.Students will be prepared for in-demand jobs and receive hands-on instruction on issues that workers often ... [+]

Port of Brownsville Business Park Takes Shape

Eight months after the Brownsville Navigation District Board of Commissioners, or BND, broke ground on the Port of Brownsville’s business park, prospective businesses are lining up to negotiate lease agreements with the port.At a regular board meeting Feb. 7, the board unanimously approved leasing rates for the business park, aiming ... [+]

Brownsville Port Taps Dietrich as Interim Director

Entering 2024, the Port of Brownsville has named William Dietrich as interim port director, succeeding Eduardo A. Campirano, former port director and CEO. The Brownsville Navigation District Board of Commissioners began a national search for a new port director and CEO in August, and named Dietrich as interim in December while ... [+]

FTZ No. 62 eclipses $10B in combined value of exported, imported goods

The Port of Brownsville's Foreign Trade Zone No. 62 (FTZ) saw a boost in the value of goods transported in 2022, reaching a record total of $13.9 billion in exports and imports – a notable increase from the $9.7 billion recorded in 2021. The U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones Board's 2022 report to ... [+]

Phase I of channel deepening project moves forward for Port of Brownsville

The Brazos Island Harbor (BIH) Channel Improvement Project continues to move forward, as Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation announced the receipt of Notice to Proceed to perform essential improvements to the Brownsville ship channel for NextDecade Corporation’s Rio Grande LNG project at the Port of Brownsville.Great Lakes is set ... [+]

Port of Brownsville Hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony for 118-Acre Business Park

The Port of Brownsville broke ground on June 22, 2023, on the site of the future 118-acre business park located inside the port. This new industrial project leverages the port’s logistical advantages to support manufacturing companies and industry clusters with a base of operations that combines access to efficient multimodal ... [+]

Port of Brownsville among leading maritime ports for waterborne cargo

Consistently setting new records, the Port of Brownsville continues to gain national prominence among the leading maritime ports in the United States. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' most recent annual report ranking 150 maritime ports nationwide, the Port of Brownsville rose to 55th position in the country for ... [+]

Brownsville approves Conservation of Regional Ecosystem

The Port of Brownsville continues its mission to advance business development in the Rio Grande Valley while conserving the regional ecosystem. At a regular board meeting held Mar. 15, the Brownsville Navigation District (BND) Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to pass a resolution recognizing the value of unique environmentally sensitive areas ... [+]

Port of Brownsville sees record cargo volumes

Since its establishment in 1936, the Port of Brownsville has maintained its commitment to serve as the leading maritime port for the Rio Grande Valley and Northern Mexico.Throughout 2022, more than 15.2 million tons of diverse cargo moved through the port supporting various industries with efficient and reliable logistical services ... [+]

DIX Industries celebrates 75th anniversary at Port of Brownsville

When the Port of Brownsville first opened in May 1936, many people celebrated the promise of economic opportunities that would bring them closer to the American dream. Richard "Dick" Ostos was one of those individuals, coming to Brownsville from New York in 1936 to work for Philen-Miller, a steamship agent and ... [+]

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