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
jmontero@portofbrownsville.com
Office: 956.838.7006 Mobile: 956.525.2067

Recent News

Category: News
Deputy Port Director Donna Eymard Retires

The Port of Brownsville held a retirement celebration honoring Deputy Port Director Donna Eymard on April 1, 2021. Eymard announced her retirement, effective April 9 …

Category: News
Success for Our Communities in the Face of a Challenging Year

By Sergio Tito Lopez

Chairman, Brownsville Navigation District

2020 proved to be an extremely difficult year for many people.

Last year we saw the rise …

Category: Press Releases
STATE OF THE PORT: Port of Brownsville Proves Resilient Amid Economic Challenges

Navigation District Registers Record-Setting FY 2020 for Operating Revenues; Cargo Movement Remains Steady

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – April 1, 2021 – The Port of Brownsville proved resilient …

Category: News, Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Reschedules 85th Anniversary Celebration

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – March 23, 2021 – The Port of Brownsville is rescheduling its 85th anniversary celebration – traditionally held in May – to Saturday, Oct. 16th, given the …

Category: Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Revenue Bonds Maintain A2 Moody’s Rating

Port’s “competitive position for cross border trade” and “strong financial position” Key Factors in Retaining High Rating

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – March 19, 2021 – Moody’s …

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Port of Brownsville Update on KURV’s Radio Show

Port of Brownsville Director and CEO Eduardo A. Campirano was a guest on KURV’s radio show “The Valley’s Morning News” with Sergio Sanchez …

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International Shipbreaking Gains EU Ship Recycling Accreditation

International Shipbreaking, part of the world-leading recycler EMR Metal Recycling, has gained EU Ship Recycling Regulation (EU SSR) accreditation for its site at the …

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Progress Report: South Port Connector Road

BROWNSVILLE, TX (March 1, 2021) — The South Port Connector Road project, which began August 2020, is currently 30 percent complete.

The 1.9-mile long …

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TEXAS PORTS ASSOCIATION HONORS USACE GALVESTON DISTRICT COMMANDER COL. VAIL AS 2021 PORT PERSON OF THE YEAR

GALVESTON, TX (March 1, 2021) – The Texas Ports Association (TPA) honored Col. Timothy R. Vail, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District Commander …

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