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

Steve Tyndal, Senior Director
styndal@portofbrownsville.com
956.838.7030

Recent News

Category: News
SteelCoast completes acquisition of Esco’s former assets

BY STEVE CLARK/The Brownsville Herald

Article published May 3, 2017

 

BROWNSVILLE – More than two years after shutting down operations, the former Esco Marine …

Category: Press Releases
West Plains Receives First Unit Train of Grain at Port of Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – West Plains LLC received its first grain of the season April 25th at the Port of Brownsville with the arrival of 109 rail …

Category: News
Texas LNG Selects Engineering Firms to Build Plant

Texas LNG contracted Samsung Engineering and KBR, Inc. to design and build its LNG export facility proposed at the Port of Brownsville.

Samsung Engineering and …

Category: News
Bill Aiming to Fund Texas Ports Clears Senate Committee

A bill creating a fund supporting future improvements to ship channels in Texas is heading to the full Senate for consideration.

Senate Bill 28, filed …

Category: News, Press Releases
CSC Sugar Begins Operations at the Port of Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE – CSC Sugar began its new packaging and distribution operations at the Port of Brownsville March 22, 2017.

Key to the company’s expansion to …

Category: News, Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Launches New Website

The Port of Brownsville launched its redesigned website at www.portofbrownsville.com on February 7, 2017.

The new website is an improvement from the previous …

Category: News
Registration Open For Annual Port of Brownsville 5K/1M Run/Walk

Pre-registration is open for the annual Port of Brownsville 5K/1M run/walk scheduled for March 4, 2017.

The event is part of The …

Category: News, Press Releases
Class-A Warehouses Coming to GEOTRAC Industrial Hub

Brownsville’s first Class-A warehouse park is in the works after OmniTRAX, Inc. landed an agreement with Majestic Realty Co. to develop the project …

Category: News, Press Releases
New Officers Join Port Police Department

The Port of Brownsville added two new officers to its police force during the Brownsville Navigation District Commissioners regular board meeting held January 18, 2017 …

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