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 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
Category: News
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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Keppel AmFELS to Build LNG Fueled Containerships
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Honolulu-based Pasha Hawaii selected Keppel AmFELS for the construction of two new LNG fueled containerships, with an option to order two additional vessels. Delivery of the first vessel
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Port of Brownsville Supports Local Renewable Energy Project
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The Port of Brownsville played an important logistical role in Acciona Energy’s continued expansion in the US. The company, a global operator in renewable energies, inaugurated the San
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LEED-certified steel mill facility at Port would supply auto industry
BY STEVE CLARK/ The Brownsville Herald Article published May 3, 2017   BROWNSVILLE - The Port of Brownsville is closer than it’s ever been to finally landing a steel mill, something it’s been pursuing for
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SteelCoast completes acquisition of Esco’s former assets
BY STEVE CLARK/The Brownsville Herald Article published May 3, 2017   BROWNSVILLE - More than two years after shutting down operations, the former Esco Marine Inc. ship recycling yard will restart operations under new ownership
Category: Press Releases
West Plains Receives First Unit Train of Grain at Port of Brownsville
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – West Plains LLC received its first grain of the season April 25th at the Port of Brownsville with the arrival of 109 rail cars of corn from
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