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Thought it might make sense there should be a thread for the developments happening at the Port itself.


"Their new Berth 8, for mooring container ships, will help the port handle the ever-increasing amount of cargo coming into the state of Texas and the celebration turned into something of a state-of-the-port address Tuesday."

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"Del Monte's U.S. Gulf operation will relocate to Port Freeport in 2024, following significant modifications to the Velasco Container Terminal located at 801 Port Road, Freeport, according to a news release. This move positions Port Freeport as the sole U.S. port hosting all three major multinational green fruit importers."

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"Effective Oct. 1, Port Freeport taxpayers will no longer need to pay a maintenance and operations tax, answering a long-heard call for the entity to be self-supporting.

During the Port Commission meeting Thursday, the board voted 5-1 to zero out the M&O tax rate."

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