February 11 - Preliminary numbers indicate that the Port of Brownsville handled over 10.1 million tonnes of cargo in 2015, exceeding the 2014 throughput by 1.7 million tonnes.

Of the total throughput, the Port of Brownsville handled 3.5 million tonnes of steel in 2015.

Some of the other international commodities moved through the Texan port in 2015 included aluminium, timber, minerals, oil and gas, and wind turbine components.