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, 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
Category: News, Press Releases
Temporary Relocation of Port Administration Office
The Port of Brownsville administration office has moved to its temporary location at Keppel AmFELS, 20000 SH 48, Brownsville. The administration complex at 1000 Foust Road will undergo a complete renovation
Category: News, Press Releases
Overweight Permit Office Moved to Foust Road Gate
Due to renovation work being performed on the Port of Brownsville administration building the overweight permit office has temporary moved to the Foust Road entrance guard house. Hours of operation at
Category: Press Releases
President Obama Gives Green Light to Brownsville Ship Channel Deepening Project
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — President Barack Obama today signed into law the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, authorizing the Brownsville Ship Channel deepening project, making it eligible for
Category: Press Releases
West Plains, LLC Announces Grand Re-Opening Celebration for Port of Brownsville Grain Elevator
The Port of Brownsville’s grain elevator is nearing completion of its modernization and will re-start operations in support of South Texas grain farmers soon after following its grand re-opening event
Category: Press Releases
Port Director Highlights Record Year and Economic Impact At State of the Port Address
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Port of Brownsville expects to set tonnage and revenue records in 2016 predicts Eduardo A. Campirano, Port Director & CEO. Campirano made the prediction before a group
Category: Press Releases
GFOA Recognizes Port of Brownsville for Excellence in Financial Reporting
BROWNSVILLE, Texas—For the fifth consecutive year, the Brownsville Navigation District received the highest form of recognition for governmental accounting and financial reporting for its 2015 comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The
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