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
Port of Brownsville Update on KURV's Radio Show

On Tuesday, January 25, Port Director and CEO Eduardo A. Campirano was a featured guest on KURV’s radio show “The Valley’s Morning News …

Category: Press Releases
2021 Port of Brownsville Year in Review

 

While the aftereffects of 2020 continue to reverberate across industries worldwide, the Port of Brownsville overcame significant challenges to develop sustainable infrastructure and job …

Category: News, Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Recognizes Schaefer Stevedoring with 2021 Chairman's Award

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — December 14, 2021 — The Port of Brownsville presented Schaefer Stevedoring with its 2021 Chairman’s Award in honor of the company’s achievements …

Category: News
TXDoT Gives Port Top Marks in Risk Assessment

The Texas Department of Transportation (TXDoT) in October issued the Port of Brownsville a grade A score for its Local Government Risk Assessment based on …

Category: 85th Anniversary Celebration
85th Anniversary Community Celebration

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THn197LYU5M …

Category: Events, News
85th Anniversary Community Celebration

The Port of Brownsville has proudly served the Rio Grande Valley region for nearly a century.

On Saturday, Oct. 23, the port invites the community …

Category: News, Press Releases
Port Pilots Set the Course for Safety

 

On any given day, vessels loaded with cargo appear to effortlessly glide over the deep Gulf Coast waters on their way to the only …

Category: News
Economic Development Key to Port’s Success

New Committee to Explore Economic Development Opportunities

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – October 1, 2021 – Brownsville Navigation District Chairman Sergio Tito Lopez named Secretary Esteban Guerra as chairman …

Category: News, Press Releases
Advanced Manufacturing Training Coming to the Rio Grande Valley

On Sept. 23, the Texas A&M University System and two of its state engineering agencies – the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station …

Category: News
Honoring our Highway Heroes: Celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

By Sergio Tito Lopez, Chairman of the Brownsville Navigation District

In honor of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (Sept. 12-18), the Port of Brownsville …

Category: Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Announces New Deputy Port Directors

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — September 3, 2021 – The Port of Brownsville announces the appointment of two new deputy port directors effective August 9, 2021.

Melinda Rodriguez is …

Category: News
Continued Investment

Editor’s Note: This article is featured in the latest edition of the Port of Brownsville Directory
The Port of Brownsville began 85 years ago …

Category: Press Releases
Public Access to Gayman Channel Restricted

Work Continues to Restore Bahia Grande Basin

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – August 27, 2021 – Access to the Carl “Joe” Gayman channel will be closed to the public …

Category: News
Notice of Meeting to Vote on Tax Rate

Statements required in notice if the proposed tax rate does not exceed the lower of the no-new-revenue tax rate or the voter-approval …

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