Port of Brownsville Plays Major Role in Renewable Energy Projects
Wind farm projects continue to proliferate in Cameron County and surrounding counties, which is good news for the Port of Brownsville, since it handles the wind turbine components that enter the Rio Grande Valley, which creates revenue.
The Brownsville Navigation District Board of Commissioners have elected John Wood chairman.
During its regular board meeting on May 18, 2016, the commission also elected John Reed as vice-chairman and Sergio Tito Lopez as secretary. Carlos R. Masso and Ralph Cowen also serve as commissioners.
Additionally, during the meeting Vice-Chairman Reed, Secretary Lopez and Commissioner Cowen were sworn in to begin their third four-year terms on the BND Board.
Get to Know the Port of Brownsville
The Port of Brownsville debuts Port Matters, an email newsletter highlighting stories and trends related to the port and the maritime industry.
Port Matters will be published every other month and provides news, features, a calendar of events, videos and other multimedia related to the port.
Port of Brownsville at the Center of Regional Collaboration
Southwest Steel Coil, Inc., a metal manufacturer, expands its operations to the Rio Grande Valley and will use the Port of Brownsville to import steel and aluminum products to its facility in Hidalgo County.
Tour Highlights Benefits, Assets of Port of Brownsville
Members of the Rio Grande Valley Partnership, Rio South Texas Economic Council and Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council toured the Port of Brownsville on August 5, 2016, to learn more about the port's role as an economic driver for the region.