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:

Jorge I. Montero, Director of Communications
Office: 956.838.7006 Mobile: 956.525.2067

Recent News

Category: Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Honors High School Graduates with $1,000 Scholarships

BROWNSVILLE, Texas, May 22, 2023 – The Brownsville Navigation District (BND) proudly announces the recipients of the 2023 Port of Brownsville Scholarship. This program is in …

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United in Celebration for National Maritime Day

By Esteban Guerra
Brownsville Navigation District Chairman

On May 16, 1936, communities across the Rio Grande Valley united to celebrate the opening of the Port …

Category: News, Press Releases
Rising to the Top: Port of Brownsville Among Leading Maritime Ports for Waterborne Cargo


BROWNSVILLE, Texas – May 16, 2023 – Consistently setting new records, the Port of Brownsville continues to gain national prominence among the leading maritime ports in …

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Forza Steels Strengthens Operations

Company Invests $60 million in Manufacturing Facility at Port of Brownsville


BROWNSVILLE, Texas – May 02, 2023- The Port of Brownsville continues to gain strength …

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Powering Wind Energy Projects

The Port of Brownsville remains a leader in the movement of wind energy components, thanks to its logistical capabilities and strategic location along the U …

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Port of Brownsville Observes Western Hemisphere Ports Day

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – April 3, 2023 – The Port of Brownsville, in partnership with the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), and its entire hemispheric membership will …

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BND Board of Commissioners Approves Resolution Supporting Conservation of Regional Ecosystem

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – March 29, 2023 – The Port of Brownsville continues its mission to advance business development in the Rio Grande Valley while conserving the regional …

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Turning Point: BIH Project Starts with Placement Area Improvements

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – March 6, 2023– The first step in Phase 2 of the Brazos Island Harbor (BIH) Channel Improvement Project is underway as the Port …

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Strong Link in Supply Chain: Port of Brownsville sees record cargo volumes in FY2022

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – February 6, 2023 – Since its establishment in 1936, the Port of Brownsville has maintained its commitment to serve as the leading maritime port …

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2022 Year in Review

Throughout 2022, the Port of Brownsville remained resilient and focused on its mission as the leading economic developer in the region through infrastructure expansions and …

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Strengthening Our Human Capital

Editor’s Note: This article is featured in the latest edition of the Port of Brownsville Directory. Click HERE to view directory or to request …

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Port of Brownsville Recognizes DIX Industries with 2022 Chairman’s Award

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — December 8, 2022 — DIX Industries has been named the Port of Brownsville 2022 Chairman’s Award honoree in recognition of the company’s …

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A Legacy of Success: DIX Industries Celebrates 75th Anniversary at the Port

When the Port of Brownsville first opened in May 1936, many people celebrated the promise of economic opportunities that would bring them closer to the …

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Expanding Capabilities at the Port of Brownsville

Editor’s Note: This article is featured in the latest edition of the Port of Brownsville Directory. Click HERE to view directory or to request …

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Wind energy components dominate Texas Port Project Cargo

BY TAD THOMPSON/ American Journal of Transportation


Texas’ seaports enjoy a variety of project cargo. That’s a broad industry category. Along Texas’ Gulf …