Port of Brownsville Achieves Significant Milestone in Channel Deepening Project
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 (USACE) to advance the Brazos Island Harbor Channel Improvement Project (BIH) to its construction phase.
Keel Laying for Ohana Class Containerships
The ceremonial keel laying for M/V George III and the cutting of the first steel plates for M/V Janet Marie - two Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fueled containerships was held t at Brownsville, TX-based Keppel AmFELS.
Waterway openings Thursday, August 31, 2017, Brownsville/Corpus Christi, United States Upon passage of Hurricane Harvey, the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) Corpus Christi has begun opening certain waterways within the COTP zone. As of 1:00PM, August 30 2017, the following ports and waterways are open: The Port of Brownsville and the Port of Corpus Christi – Tugs and barges with drafts not exceeding 20 feet currently located in the Port of Corpus Christi Inner Harbor may transit freely within the Inner Harbor – Recreational vessels with drafts not exceeding 8 feet to transit within Corpus Christi Bay for critical post-storm reconstitution. Authorization is restricted for daytime transit only with a max speed of 10 knots. Source GACUpload News