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

Steve Tyndal, Senior Director

Recent News

Category: News, Press Releases
Study Shows Positive Economic Impact by the Port of Brownsville
 Major Activity at the Port Supports Increase in Jobs and Revenue for the State and Region BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 22, 2019) — In Texas where a trade-friendly economy is growing, the
Category: News
Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Increase
The Brownsville Navigation District of Cameron County, Texas, will hold two public hearings on a proposal to increase total tax revenues from properties on the tax roll in the preceding
Category: Press Releases
Special Feature: Mexico Makes Sense
The Port of Brownsville’s proximity to Mexico, Latin America’s second largest economy, uniquely positions the port as the nation’s key transshipment gateway delivering goods and commodities to nearby multinational manufacturing
Category: News
Signet Maritime: Twenty One Years Prioritizing Safety
In June Signet Maritime celebrated 21 years of tugboat operations at the Port of Brownsville The company’s full-service navigation center at the Brownsville ship channel provides ship, barge and rig movements
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Keppel AmFELS is Building Ships
Keppel AmFELS is building ships at the Port of Brownsville, introducing a new industry to the state of Texas. To facilitate the construction of deep-draft vessels at Keppel’s shipyard, the port
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Grain Overseas: Bulk Cargo Dock Rehabilitation Nears Completion
The Port of Brownsville will resume exporting grains by vessel with the rehabilitation of the bulk cargo dock scheduled for completion in August.
The renovation project is part of an agreement
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Port of Brownsville Update on KURV’s Radio Show
Port Director and CEO Eduardo A. Campirano was recently a guest on KURV’s radio show “The Valley’s Morning News”. Campirano spoke about the record-breaking year the port experienced in 2018, as
Category: Press Releases
Independent Auditor Confirms Record Year and Clean Audit for the Brownsville Navigation District
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (June 27, 2019) --  The Brownsville Navigation District’s (BND) annual external audit confirmed June 26, 2019, verified record operating revenues and tonnage for fiscal year 2018. The audit reviewed
Category: Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Achieves Significant Milestone in Channel Deepening Project
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (June 18, 2019) – The Port of Brownsville is closer to deepening the Brownsville Ship Channel after receiving a key permit June 6 from the U.S. Army Corps