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: 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
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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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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
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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
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