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 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: Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Chairman’s Award Presented to West Plains LLC
BROWNSVILLE, Texas—The Port of Brownsville presented West Plains LLC with its 2018 Chairman’s Award in recognition of the company’s investments and rehabilitation efforts of the port’s iconic grain elevator. Brownsville Navigation
Category: Press Releases
Survey Reveals Strong Support for Port of Brownsville as Positive Economic Driver for the Rio Grande Valley
More than 95 percent say port has positive economic impact; 57 percent plan for more port business next year BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Port of Brownsville, the only deepwater port located on
Category: News, Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Receives $1.5M TxDOT Grant
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has awarded the Port of Brownsville a $1.5 million Rider 45 grant to enhance the port’s intermodal connectivity, further facilitating domestic
Category: News
Made in Brownsville for the World to See
Keppel AmFELS and Pasha Hawaii celebrate steel cutting for two new containerships   BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Construction of the first of two containerships is underway at the Port of Brownsville. On Sept. 25,
Category: News
STURGIS vessel en route to Brownsville for final shipbreaking and recycling
GALVESTON, Texas – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ STURGIS vessel left this morning for the Port of Brownsville for her final journey.  In two to three days, she will arrive
Category: Press Releases
Congressman Vela Announces Infrastructure Grant
BROWNSVILLE, Texas –Congressman Filemon Vela (D-TX) announced today that U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration will provide a grant to the Port of Brownsville. The port will be awarded $1.8 million for
Category: Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Recognizes National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — For the third consecutive year, the Port of Brownsville joins the entire U.S. trucking industry in celebration of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (ATA), Sept. 9-14. “Cargo moving
Category: Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Announces New Directors
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Port of Brownsville announces the promotion of a new director of finance and the appointment of a new director of special projects. Lorena Hernandez, CPA, is the
Category: News
Texan port confident of weathering Trump’s tariff storm
At Brownsville, a gateway for steel into Mexico, bilateral trade shows no signs of cooling   BY JUDE WEBBER / Financial Times Article published Tuesday, July 24, 2018 A huge crane unloads giant steel
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