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Port of Brownsville Steams Ahead 

The Port of Brownsville has been especially busy in recent years in reporting record annual revenues. (courtesy)

The Port of Brownsville is utilizing record revenue years leading up to COVID-19 to deal with the pandemic’s challenges. The port reported a record $25.4 million in annual revenue in fiscal year 2019. The figure tops the previous record from 2018 with continuous robust growth over the last six years. The port’s performance was recently recognized by Moody’s Investor Service, ranking the Port of Brownsville third among all U.S. ports…

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Port of Brownsville Achieves Milestone

Port of Brownsville ship channel

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 of Engineers. The permit allows the advancement of BIH, the Brazos Island Harbor Channel Improvement Project, to its construction phase. The permit is the latest milestone in the effort to deepen the ship channel from 42 to 52 feet. This will thus result in significant navigational…

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