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 according to unaudited cargo volume reports. This forecast represents a 10.2 percent increase from the 13.8 million tons of cargo ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Expanding Capabilities at Port of Brownsville

After years of effort, planning and success, the Port of Brownsville is ready to begin one of its most important infrastructure projects to date, the Brazos Island Harbor (BIH) Channel Improvement Project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Congress have authorized the deepening of the port’s channel ... [+]

Port of Brownsville announces new Police Chief

The Port of Brownsville announces William G. Dietrich as the new Chief of Police for the port’s Police and Security Department, effective July 11, 2022. Dietrich heads a department which includes sworn police officers, security guards, and administrative staff. He succeeds Carlos L. Garcia, who retired July 8, 2022, from the ... [+]

Continued Progress at the Port of Brownsville

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 District Board Chairman Sergio Tito Lopez highlighted these achievements at the recent 2022 State of the Port.The unaudited operating revenues for FY 2021 surpassed the $30 ... [+]

Port of Brownsville proved resilient in 2020

The Port of Brownsville has come a long way in its 85-year history, finding ways to overcome challenges and ever-changing global markets.The port proved resilient throughout 2020 in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and its related economic challenges, moving a record-setting 11.6 million short tons of diverse cargo with ... [+]

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Port of Brownsville proves resilient

The Port of Brownsville proved resilient amid a global pandemic and economic challenges with a record-setting 2020, moving 11.2 million short tons of diverse cargo with operating revenues of $41 million. The unaudited operating revenues eclipsed FY 2019's high watermark of $25.4 million. The port also saw record levels of railcar ... [+]

Port of Brownsville FTZ Ranks No. 2 in US for Value of Exports

For the eight year in a row, 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 the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board’s annual report to Congress released on November 13, 2020. FTZ No. 62 ... [+]

Port of Brownsville Receives $14.5M Grant

The Port of Brownsville is reclaiming its status as a major exporter of agricultural products after receiving a $14.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to improve efficiency and safety of its grain storage and loading facilities. The grant, deriving from the DOT Maritime Administration (MARAD) Port Infrastructure ... [+]

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