The Port of Brownsville is the closest deepwater port to industrialized Northern Mexico. This area includes the industrial giant Monterrey, often referred to as the Pittsburgh of Mexico.
In a time when steel and related industries are moving product to and from Mexico with unprecedented freedom, Gulf Stream Marine is meeting the need for flexible customer service and experienced handling of steel and related cargo that is so vital to the areas' success.
Gulf Stream Marine's efficient and motivated workforce sets the benchmark for the stevedore industry. Since our inception the credo, "Do not damage the people or the cargo," has been and will always be, the foundation for growth at Gulf Stream Marine.
Aggressive equipment acquisition and replacement policies enable Gulf Stream Marine to stay abreast of industry change and expansion. We operate with our own equipment in Brownsville and keep avenues for equipment sharing with our large Houston operation wide open.
The Gulf Stream Marine Brownsville fleet includes over 25 forklifts ranging in capacity from 5,000 pounds - 70,000 pounds. Our meticulously maintained fleet is the key to Gulf Stream Marine's ability to meet the immediate and long-term needs of our varied customer base.
Ten docks totaling 5050 linear ft.
650 linear ft. of separate barge dock
450,000 sq. ft. of apron adjacent to docks: maximum capacity of 2500 pounds per sq. ft.
444,000 sq. ft. warehouse capacity at eight docks
Additional acreage adjacent to docks for container and project marshaling
Container, breakbulk and bulk vessels
Rail serviced by Brownsville Rio Grande railroad connecting to Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe on U.S side, and transfer to Transportacion Ferroviaria Mexicana for Mexico
Large project marshalling area with direct transfer to/from vessel via rail or truck
Cranes with capacity ranging 0-125 tons
Fleet of forklifts with maximum capacity of 70,000 pounds