Tag: Port of Brownsville

NWS: Watch for pelicans

With the arrival of cold fronts in the Rio Grande Valley, forecasters with the National Weather Service are urging motorists to watch for pelicans...

Keppel AmFELS wins contract; Port-based company will build nation’s largest dredge

Keppel AmFELS at the Port of Brownsville last month announced it had won a contract to build the nation’s largest trailing suction hopper dredge...

Port candidates make their pitches; Two seats in contention for this year’s election

Three Brownsville Navigation District Board seats are on the ballot this coming election, though incumbents in only two of those seats are facing challengers. BND...

Port grain operations facility wins $14.5 million grant

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Port of Brownsville a $14.5 million grant through the agency's Maritime Administration (MARAD) Port Infrastructure Development...

Vela announces $14.5M DOT grant for Port of Brownsville

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $14,504,850 to the Port of Brownsville through a Port Infrastructure...

Recycler receives warships

The Navy’s first guided missile destroyer, the USS Charles F. Adams (DDG 2), was one of two decommissioned U.S. warships that arrived at the...

Recycler receives warships: USS Charles F. Adams was Navy’s first guided missile destroyer

Two decommissioned Navy ships, the USS Charles F. Adams and the USS Ticonderoga arrived at the Port of Brownsville last month for dismantling and...

Authorities arrest man on smuggling charges

U.S. Coast Guard personnel arrested one of four individuals spotted carrying marijuana across the Rio Grande this week after one smuggled packages weighing over...

Brownsville Navigation District cuts tax rate

The Brownsville Navigation District Board of Commissioners approved lowering the overall tax rate for property owners living within the district with an effective date...

SS Cape Florida arrives at port for recycling

The SS Cape Florida arrived at the Port of Brownsville on Thursday, where after 36 years of service it will be dismantled and recycled. International...

Court dismisses LNG lawsuit; Judge says plaintiffs failed to prove harm

A lawsuit against the Brownsville Navigation District by the city of Port Isabel, its mayor and a city commissioner over LNG leases at the...

Port of Brownsville ranked third in financial resilience

The Port of Brownsville has been ranked the third most financially resilient port in the United States by the bond credit rating firm Moody’s...

With restaurants hurting, gulf shrimpers prepare for consecutive bad years

“Right now, unfortunately, we’re coming off of a bad year. 2019 was just a bad year; there wasn’t hardly any shrimp out there basically due to too much fresh water flowing into the gulf,” said Andrea Hance, a shrimp boat owner and executive director of the Texas Shrimp Association.

Lawsuit filed against FERC; Petitioners wanting LNG reevaluation

On the same day the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rejected a request to reconsider its approval of Annova LNG and Texas LNG building facilities...

Port gets new cranes; More lifting capacity needed for growth

  A couple of giants arrived at the Port of Brownsville last month, and now they’ve been put to work on the docks. The Brownsville Navigation...

LNG signs pipeline agreement; Valley Crossing builder would construction Rio Bravo Pipeline

NextDecade Corporation and Enbridge Inc. have signed a “definitive agreement” for Enbridge to buy NextDecade’s Rio Bravo Pipeline Company. Enbridge would acquire 100 percent of...