Media Relations

As a public entity, the Port of Brownsville, its tenants, users, activities and economic impacts are often of interest to the general public and the maritime industry. It is the intent and responsibility of the port’s communications staff to provide timely, orderly and factual information to the news media. In an effort to expedite responses from inquiries by the news media, contact the following authorized port spokespersons:

Patty Gonzales, Communications Director
pgonzales@portofbrownsville.com
Office: 956.838.7004 Mobile: 956.346.4148

Jorge Montero, Communications Specialist
jmontero@portofbrownsville.com
Office: 956.838.7006 Mobile: 956.525.2067

Steve Tyndal, Senior Director
styndal@portofbrownsville.com
956.838.7030

Recent News

Category: Events, Press Releases
Registration Open for Annual Port of Brownsville 5K1M Dock Dash
Pre-registration is open for the annual Port of Brownsville 5K1M Dock Dash scheduled for Saturday, March 3, 2018. The family-friendly run/walk event for adults and kids is free of charge. Pre-registered
Category: News, Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Inaugural Chairman’s Award Presented to International Shipbreaking Ltd.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas—The Port of Brownsville today presented International Shipbreaking Ltd. (ISL) with its inaugural Chairman’s Award in recognition of the company’s outstanding commitment to community, economic development, and representation of
Category: Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Foreign Trade Zone Ranks Second in the U.S. for Exports
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — Foreign Trade Zone No. 62 (FTZ) at the Port of Brownsville ranks second in the nation for the value of exports during 2016, according to the U.S.
Category: News, Press Releases
GFOA Recognizes Port of Brownsville for Excellence in Financial Reporting
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — For the sixth consecutive year, the Brownsville Navigation District has received the highest form of recognition for governmental accounting and financial reporting for its 2016 comprehensive annual
Category: Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Signs MOU with Cameron County to Grow Economic Opportunity
BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- As a catalyst for economic development and job growth, the Brownsville Navigation District (BND) Board of Commissioners signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Cameron County to
Category: News
Port of Brownsville’s infrastructure development will strengthen its position
By MANIK MEHTA/American Journal of Transportation Article published September 11, 2017   Port of Brownsville, located on the U.S.-Mexican border, is embarking on a $250 million infrastructure project that will deepen the port’s channel
Category: News, Press Releases
Port of Brownsville to Recognize Drivers during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 10-16
BROWNSVILLE, Texas—The Port of Brownsville, along with the entire U.S. trucking industry, is beginning a weeklong recognition of professional truck drivers who deliver America’s freight safely and securely every day. During
Category: Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Signs MOU with Mission EDC for Regional Economic Development
BROWNSVILLE, Texas—In its ongoing commitment to job creation and regional economic growth, the Brownsville Navigation District (BND) Board of Commissioners entered into Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Mission Economic
Category: News
Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Increase
The Brownsville Navigation District of Cameron County, Texas, will hold two public hearings on a proposal to increase total tax revenue from properties on the tax roll in the preceding
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