The Nordic Pollux is the longest and widest ship to call on the Port of Brownsville to date. (photo Port of Brownsville)

Ship Sets Record at Port of Brownsville

Port of Brownsville set a record Jan. 31 when it received the M/V Nordic Pollux, the longest and widest cargo vessel to call on the port to date. The oil tanker made its way from Philadelphia to Brownsville, where it loaded approximately 150,000 barrels of heavy naphtha. Moving the ship into port took an experienced harbor pilot and three Signet Maritime tugboats. The team worked together to precisely maneuver the vessel…

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