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: 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
Category: News
Port of Brownsville Debuts New Directory
The Port of Brownsville launched its newest marketing and communications tool, the 2017 Port of Brownsville Directory, a comprehensive annual guide featuring in-depth articles, facts and details about the port
Category: News
Maritime Security Exercise Conducted at Port of Brownsville
The United States Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi, alongside the Port of Brownsville and other federal, state and local agencies, conducted an Area Maritime Security Training and Exercise Program (AMSTEP)
Category: News
Gulf Shrimp Season Under Way
The Texas Shrimp Association kicked off this year’s Gulf shrimp season with the traditional Blessing of the Fleet on July 10, at the Port of Brownsville Fishing Harbor. The commercial
Category: News
Change of Command at USCG Station SPI
The United States Coast Guard Station South Padre Island hosted a Change of Command ceremony June 28. Lt. Cmdr. Michael Bell released command of the station to Lt. Kurtis Mees. The
Category: Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Approves Agreement with Rio Grande LNG in Support of Major Bahia Grande Wetlands Restoration Project
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Brownsville Navigation District (“BND”) Board of Commissioners announced today a provisional commitment by Rio Grande LNG, LLC (“Rio Grande LNG”) towards the restoration, enhancement and preservation
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Port of Brownsville gains ally for growth
BY FRANK GARZA/The Brownsville Herald Article published June 12, 2017   BROWNSVILLE - The Port of Brownsville received welcome news after the 85th legislative session. It could potentially get assistance from a newly
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Port of Brownsville sees stability despite politics
BY GRACE LAVIGNE / American Metal Market Article published June 6, 2017   NEW YORK — The Texas port of Brownsville’s steel volumes are expected to remain stable despite anti-dumping duties and changing
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USS Independence Arrives at Port of Brownsville
BROWNSVILLE - The USS Independence completed its final voyage of 16,000 miles after arriving at the Port of Brownsville Thursday, June 1, 2017. However, the decommissioned aircraft carrier’s service is
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