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: News
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 …

Category: Press Releases
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 …

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Motus Energy Expands Its Brownsville Terminal Facilities to Support the Increased Movement of Commodities Between International Markets

Phase I of the expansion brings company’s total storage capacity in the region to nearly 900,000 barrels; Phase II will add an additional …

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Celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

By Esteban Guerra, Brownsville Navigation District Chairman

Dear friends of the Port of Brownsville, it is my honor to invite our communities to join the …

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International Trade Booming at the Port of Brownsville:  Foreign Trade Zone No. 62 Reclaims Number 2 Ranking in the U.S. for the Value of Exports


Foreign Trade Zone No. 62 (FTZ) at the Port of Brownsville recorded an increase of 28% for the total value of exports in 2021 …

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Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Increase

A tax rate of $0.029658 per $100 valuation has been proposed by the governing body of BROWNSVILLE NAVIGATION DISTRICT.

PROPOSED TAX RATE                                         $0.029658 …

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BRG Completes Phase One of Palo Alto Yard Expansion

The Brownsville and Rio Grande International Railway (BRG) recently completed the first phase of the expansion of the Palo Alto Yard at the Port of …

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Pasha Hawaii Announces Delivery of LNG-Fueled MV George III at Keppel AmFELS

BROWNSVILLE – July 28, 2022 –  Hawaii-based Pasha Hawaii, together with Texas-based Keppel AmFELS, proudly announced the delivery of the MV George III, the first …

Category: News, Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Announces New Police Chief

BROWNSVILLE – July 13, 2022 – The Port of Brownsville announces William G. Dietrich as the new Chief of Police for the port’s Police and Security …

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Port Police Chief Garcia Retires After 10 Years of Service

BROWNSVILLE – July 11, 2022 – After 10 years of service, Police Chief Carlos L. Garcia is retiring from the Port of Brownsville effective July 8, 2022 …