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
Building the Future: Port of Brownsville's Business Park Takes Shape

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Thursday, February 8, 2024 – Only months after the Brownsville Navigation District Board of Commissioners (BND) held a groundbreaking for the Port of Brownsville …

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Staying the Course, Looking Ahead: William Dietrich Assumes Interim Director Role at the Port of Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — January 9, 2024 – Closing out the year on significant milestones, the Port of Brownsville begins 2024 with Port Chief of Police William Dietrich …

Category: Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Recognizes Norma Torres with 2023 Chairman's Award

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — December 15, 2023 –Former Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway (BRG) President & COO Norma Torres Norma Torres received the prestigious 2023 Chairman …

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Closing Gaps in Cross Border Trade

As the only deepwater seaport located directly on the U.S.-Mexico border, the Port of Brownsville is strategically positioned to efficiently serve and connect …

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A Central Hub of Commerce and Sustainable Growth 

The Port of Brownsville has been a driving force for the Rio Grande Valley’s economy with impacts reaching far across the Lone Star State …

Category: News, Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Receives $11.5 Million Grant for Reconstruction of Cargo Dock 3

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – October 6, 2023 — The Port of Brownsville’s Cargo Dock 3 reconstruction project has secured an $11.5 million grant under the Texas …

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Modern Marvels: Legacy Industries Repurpose the Past and Build the Present

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Tuesday, September 5, 2023 – Two containerships crossing paths at the Port of Brownsville’s 17-mile-long ship channel in June illustrated the …

Category: News, Press Releases
A Magnet for Trade: FTZ No. 62 Tops $10B for Value of Imports and Exports

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Friday, September 1, 2023 – The Port of Brownsville’s Foreign Trade Zone No. 62 (FTZ) saw a boost in the value of goods …

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Notice of Meeting to Vote on Tax Rate

A tax rate of $0.025589 per $100 valuation has been proposed by the governing body of BROWNSVILLE NAVIGATION DISTRICT.

PROPOSED TAX RATE                           $0.025589 …

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OmniTRAX Names Shariff Gonnella BRG President

OmniTRAX, a comprehensive supply-chain and logistics solutions provider, and the transportation affiliate of The Broe Group, has named former Amazon global supply chain executive …

Category: News, Press Releases
BIH Project Gets a Boost: Great Lakes Receives Notice to Proceed for Phase 1 of Channel Deepening Project

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Monday, July 24, 2023 – The Brazos Island Harbor (BIH) Channel Improvement Project continues to move forward, as Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation …

Category: News, Press Releases
Puerto de Brownsville Gana Terreno en Sector Energético Tras Anuncio de Inversión de NextDecade

Compañía Confirma Decisión Final de Inversión Para Construir Fase 1 de Terminal Rio Grande LNG

BROWNSVILLE, Texas—Miércoles, 12 de julio …

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Good Energy: Port of Brownsville Gains Ground as Key Player in Energy Sector After NextDecade’s Positive Final Investment Decision

BROWNSVILLE, Texas—Wednesday, July 12, 2023 — NextDecade Corporation today announced it has made a positive final investment decision (FID) to construct the first three liquefaction …

Category: News, Press Releases
Arranca Construcción de Nuevo Parque Industrial en el Puerto de Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE, Texas, 22 de junio, 2023 – El Puerto de Brownsville, el único puerto marítimo de aguas profundas ubicado directamente en la frontera de Estados …

Category: News, Press Releases
Built for Growing Business: Port of Brownsville Hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony for 118-Acre Business Park

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – June 22, 2023 — The nation’s only deepwater seaport located on the U.S.-Mexico border, the Port of Brownsville, held today a …

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