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
Duro Bag: A Story of Success
BROWNSVILLE -- The secret is out of the bag for Duro. The company, a tenant of the Port of Brownsville since 1967, is a premier leader in the paper bag industry
Category: News
New Captain of the Port for USCG Regional Sector
The U.S. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi held a change-of-command ceremony May 5, where Capt. Edward Gaynor relieved Capt. Tony Hahn as commander of the sector. Capt. Gaynor will now
Category: News
TransMontaigne to Invest $60M in Expansion Projects
TransMontaigne Partners L.P. is investing approximately $60 million in terminaling and pipeline expansion projects at its Port of Brownsville facilities, the company announced May 9. The investment was made possible after
Category: Press Releases
John Reed Named BND Commission Chairman
Board honors outgoing Commissioner Carlos Masso and welcomes newly-elected Commissioner Esteban Guerra BROWNSVILLE, Texas—John Reed was unanimously elected to serve as chairman of the Brownsville Navigation District (BND) during the board’s
Category: Press Releases
PORT OF BROWNSVILLE AND BIG RIVER STEEL LLC SIGN OPTION AGREEMENT

Deal advances $1.6 Billion Port steel mill; build-out brings 500 new jobs to Brownsville

(APRIL 24, 2018 – BROWNSVILLE, TX) The Brownsville Navigation District Board of Commissioners – the
Category: News, Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Strikes Gold in AVA Digital Awards
BROWNSVILLE -- The Port of Brownsville was recognized with two prestigious 2018 AVA Digital Awards for design and content of its website and electronic newsletter. The AVA Digital Awards is an
Category: News
Texas LNG Receives Letter of Support from USCG for proposed project
BROWNSVILLE -- The United States Coast Guard found the Brownsville Ship Channel to be suitable for marine traffic resulting from Texas LNG’s planned liquefaction terminal at the Port of Brownsville. In
Category: Press Releases
State of the Port: Port of Brownsville achieves record year in FY 2017
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – A full house of regional stakeholders applauded Port of Brownsville officials during reports of record revenue and tonnage in 2017 at its annual State of the Port
Category: News
Impulsa México a Puerto de Brownsville
By SILVIA OLVERA/El Norte (Mexico) Article published February 13, 2018 MONTERREY, México - Impulsados por México, especialmente por el sector acerero, el Puerto de Brownsville logró mover 10.3 millones de toneladas de
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