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
Texas LNG Selects Engineering Firms to Build Plant
Texas LNG contracted Samsung Engineering and KBR, Inc. to design and build its LNG export facility proposed at the Port of Brownsville. Samsung Engineering and KBR will provide Texas LNG with
Category: News
Bill Aiming to Fund Texas Ports Clears Senate Committee
A bill creating a fund supporting future improvements to ship channels in Texas is heading to the full Senate for consideration. Senate Bill 28, filed by Sen. Brandon Creighton, R-Conroe, and
Category: News, Press Releases
CSC Sugar Begins Operations at the Port of Brownsville
BROWNSVILLE – CSC Sugar began its new packaging and distribution operations at the Port of Brownsville March 22, 2017. Key to the company’s expansion to Brownsville is the port’s rail infrastructure
Category: News, Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Launches New Website
The Port of Brownsville launched its redesigned website at www.portofbrownsville.com on February 7, 2017. The new website is an improvement from the previous site and features a cleaner and more
Category: News
Registration Open For Annual Port of Brownsville 5K/1M Run/Walk
Pre-registration is open for the annual Port of Brownsville 5K/1M run/walk scheduled for March 4, 2017. The event is part of The Challenge-RGV, an initiative by the University of Texas School
Category: News, Press Releases
Class-A Warehouses Coming to GEOTRAC Industrial Hub
Brownsville’s first Class-A warehouse park is in the works after OmniTRAX, Inc. landed an agreement with Majestic Realty Co. to develop the project on a 200-acre parcel within the GEOTRAC
Category: News, Press Releases
New Officers Join Port Police Department
The Port of Brownsville added two new officers to its police force during the Brownsville Navigation District Commissioners regular board meeting held January 18, 2017. Port of Brownsville Police Chief Carlos
Category: Press Releases
BND Commission Dedicates Road Honoring Bill Reed
The Brownsville Navigation District Board of Commissioners passed a resolution December 21, 2016, naming the SH 550 extension “Bill Reed Road,” in honor of William “Bill” Reed for the contributions
Category: News
Vulcan Materials Mexico Operation Support RGV Infrastructure Projects
  Since 1987, Vulcan Materials has shipped crushed limestone throughout the Gulf from its 5,900-acre mine in Calica, Mexico, on the Yucatan Peninsula. Unique to Vulcan's operation is a proprietary harbor constructed
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