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

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Texan Cement Invests in Success

BROWNSVILLE, Texas —  Texan Cement plans to expand its storage capability of 14,000 short tons of cement to 40,000 to fit growing volume demand …

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BND Commemorates Peace Officers

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Brownsville Navigation District honored the dedicated work and sacrifice of Port PD officers and all other peace officers around the nation during …

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Bluewing Moves Forward with Expansion Project

Bluewing Midstream LLC is expanding its liquid storage capacity at the Port of Brownsville to support growing customer demand.

The liquid bulk terminal and logistics …

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NextDecade Signs EPC Contract with Bechtel

NextDecade Corporation announced May 28 the signing of two contracts with Bechtel Oil, Gas and Chemicals for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of NextDecade …

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Port of Brownsville Ready for 2019 Hurricane Season

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Port of Brownsville is prepared for hurricane season.

During hurricane season, June 1 through Nov. 30, the Port of Brownsville operates under …

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International Seafarer Center: Home Away From Home

The International Seafarer Center provides spiritual respite and access to small comforts for all properly documented crew members visiting the Port of Brownsville since 1974 …

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Landmark Agreement: BND and NextDecade announce partnership to fund channel deepening

The Brownsville Navigation District and NextDecade Corporation announced April 24 a landmark agreement set to transform the business landscape of the Rio Grande Valley.

The …

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Construction Milestones at Keppel AmFELS for New Containerships

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Keppel AmFELS reached a pair of construction milestones April 30 in the building of two containership vessels for Pasha Hawaii.

Executives from both …

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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 …

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Port of Brownsville Receives Environmental Clearance on South Port Connector Road

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The South Port Connector Road Project received environmental clearance on April 24, 2019 from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Pharr District Office …

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GOING DEEP: NextDecade Commits to Channel Improvements

BY STEVE CLARK / The Brownsville Herald

Article published Wednesday, Thursday, April 25, 2019

NextDecade Corporation, which plans to build a liquefied natural gas export terminal …

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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 several …

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BRG Named Railroad of the Year

The Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway (BRG) received the Railroad of the Year Award after capping off a record-breaking year in 2018 for …

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Port of Brownsville Posts Record Cargo and Total Operating Revenue in 2018

Ongoing Success and Positive Outlook Underscore Port’s Pivotal Role in North American Trade

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – March 19, 2019 – The Port of Brownsville set new …

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Army Corps of Engineers finishes dismantling of historic STURGIS vessel

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers celebrated Friday, March 15, the completion of the decommissioning and dismantling of the historic STURGIS vessel …