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
Texas LNG Receives Letter of Support from USCG for proposed project

BROWNSVILLE — The United States Coast Guard found the Brownsville Ship Channel to be suitable for marine traffic resulting from Texas LNG’s planned liquefaction terminal …

Category: Press Releases
State of the Port: Port of Brownsville achieves record year in FY 2017

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – A full house of regional stakeholders applauded Port of Brownsville officials during reports of record revenue and tonnage in 2017 at its annual …

Category: News
Impulsa México a Puerto de Brownsville

By SILVIA OLVERA/El Norte (Mexico)

Article published February 13, 2018

MONTERREY, México – Impulsados por México, especialmente por el sector acerero, el Puerto …

Category: News
NextDecade Completes Rio Grande LNG FEED Update

BROWNSVILLE – NextDecade Corporation announced Feb. 1 the completion of the front-end engineering and design (FEED) update package with CB&I for the proposed …

Category: News, Press Releases
Nordic Pollux is Largest Cargo Ship at the Port of Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE – The Port of Brownsville set a record Jan. 31 when it received the M/V Nordic Pollux, the largest cargo vessel to ever call …

Category: News, Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Earns Prestigious MarCom Award for 2017 Port Directory

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Port of Brownsville directory was recognized with a 2017 Platinum MarCom Award for its inaugural port directory in the government publications category …

Category: Press Releases
Port of Brownsville and Union Pacific Culminate Switchyard Relocation Project

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – On Dec. 28, 2017, Brownsville Navigation District Chairman John Wood signed final paperwork with Union Pacific Railroad to officially culminate a 44-year …

Category: News
Officials plan to break ground on East Loop project

BY NADIA TAMEZ-ROBLEDO/ The Brownsville Herald

Article published January 14, 2018

After more than three decades of incremental progress, Cameron County and Brownsville officials …

Category: Events, Press Releases
Registration Open for Annual Port of Brownsville 5K1M Dock Dash

Pre-registration is open for the annual Port of Brownsville 5K1M Dock Dash scheduled for Saturday, March 3, 2018.

The family-friendly run/walk event …

Category: News, Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Inaugural Chairman’s Award Presented to International Shipbreaking Ltd.

BROWNSVILLE, Texas—The Port of Brownsville today presented International Shipbreaking Ltd. (ISL) with its inaugural Chairman’s Award in recognition of the company’s outstanding …

Category: Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Foreign Trade Zone Ranks Second in the U.S. for Exports

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — Foreign Trade Zone No. 62 (FTZ) at the Port of Brownsville ranks second in the nation for the value of exports during 2016 …

Category: News, Press Releases
GFOA Recognizes Port of Brownsville for Excellence in Financial Reporting

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — For the sixth consecutive year, the Brownsville Navigation District has received the highest form of recognition for governmental accounting and financial reporting for …

Category: Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Signs MOU with Cameron County to Grow Economic Opportunity

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — As a catalyst for economic development and job growth, the Brownsville Navigation District (BND) Board of Commissioners signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU …

Category: News
Port of Brownsville’s infrastructure development will strengthen its position

By MANIK MEHTA/American Journal of Transportation

Article published September 11, 2017

 

Port of Brownsville, located on the U.S.-Mexican border, is embarking …

Category: News, Press Releases
Port of Brownsville to Recognize Drivers during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 10-16

BROWNSVILLE, Texas—The Port of Brownsville, along with the entire U.S. trucking industry, is beginning a weeklong recognition of professional truck drivers who deliver …

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