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

Steve Tyndal, Senior Director

Recent News

Category: News
Port of Brownsville Recognizes Truck Drivers
The Port of Brownsville along with the entire trucking industry is honoring the millions of professional truck drivers who work to deliver America’s freight safely and securely every day. During National
Category: News
Two New Mobile Cranes Coming to Brownsville
In June of this year, the Port of Brownsville ordered two new mobile harbor cranes increasing its dockside handling capacity as the seaport experiences higher cargo volumes across its range
Category: News
$3 Billion and 51,000 Jobs is Only the Beginning at the Port of Brownsville
By John Reed Chairman Brownsville Navigation District The latest economic impact report shows that the Port of Brownsville generated $3 billion in annual economic activity that produced $201 million in tax revenues
Category: News, Press Releases
Special Feature: Enabling Economic Evolution
After years of courtship, community input, planning and permitting, largescale industrial development is about to transform the Rio Grande Valley’s economic landscape with billions of dollars of investment and thousands
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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 Port of Brownsville’s economic impact in the Rio
Category: News, Press Releases
Study Shows Positive Economic Impact by the Port of Brownsville
 Major Activity at the Port Supports Increase in Jobs and Revenue for the State and Region BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 22, 2019) — In Texas where a trade-friendly economy is growing, the
Category: Press Releases
Special Feature: Mexico Makes Sense
The Port of Brownsville’s proximity to Mexico, Latin America’s second largest economy, uniquely positions the port as the nation’s key transshipment gateway delivering goods and commodities to nearby multinational manufacturing
Category: News
Signet Maritime: Twenty One Years Prioritizing Safety
In June Signet Maritime celebrated 21 years of tugboat operations at the Port of Brownsville The company’s full-service navigation center at the Brownsville ship channel provides ship, barge and rig movements
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Keppel AmFELS is Building Ships
Keppel AmFELS is building ships at the Port of Brownsville, introducing a new industry to the state of Texas. To facilitate the construction of deep-draft vessels at Keppel’s shipyard, the port