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

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 …

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Home Sweet Home: Newly Renovated Administration Complex Opens in August

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — There is no place like home.

After 18 months, the Brownsville Navigation District and Port of Brownsville staff returns to their home in …

Category: Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Releases New Directory

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Port of Brownsville released its comprehensive directory for 2018. The marketing and communications tool is an annual guide featuring in-depth articles …

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USS Tripoli comes to Brownsville for scrapping

BY STEVE CLARK/The Brownsville Herald

Article published Thursday, July 19, 2018

Fifty-three years after it was launched from the Ingalls Shipbuilding yard in …

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Hopes High for a Bountiful Shrimping Season

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – With the 2018 Gulf shrimp season under way, local shrimpers are hopeful they will not come back with their nets empty despite a …

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Duro Bag: A Story of Success

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The secret is out of the bag for Duro.

The company, a tenant of the Port of Brownsville since 1967, is a premier …

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New Captain of the Port for USCG Regional Sector

The U.S. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi held a change-of-command ceremony May 5, where Capt. Edward Gaynor relieved Capt. Tony …

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TransMontaigne to Invest $60M in Expansion Projects

TransMontaigne Partners L.P. is investing approximately $60 million in terminaling and pipeline expansion projects at its Port of Brownsville facilities, the company announced May …

Category: Press Releases
John Reed Named BND Commission Chairman

Board honors outgoing Commissioner Carlos Masso and welcomes newly-elected Commissioner Esteban Guerra

BROWNSVILLE, Texas—John Reed was unanimously elected to serve as chairman of …

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Deal advances $1.6 Billion Port steel mill; build-out brings 500 new jobs to Brownsville
(APRIL 24, 2018 – BROWNSVILLE, TX) The Brownsville Navigation District …

Category: News, Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Strikes Gold in AVA Digital Awards

BROWNSVILLE — The Port of Brownsville was recognized with two prestigious 2018 AVA Digital Awards for design and content of its website and electronic newsletter.

The …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …