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
Mexican Steel Mill to Benefit Brownsville

BY STEVE CLARK / The Brownsville Herald

Article published Sunday,  November 8, 2020

 
A major steel mill expansion in Nuevo Leon, Mexico, is expected to …

Category: News
Hamilton & CIA USA LLC Expands with New Port of Brownsville Office to Service the Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Industry

Hamilton USA & CIA USA LLC opened new offices at the Port of Brownsville, the only deepwater port on the US-Mexico border, to expand …

Category: News
BND General Election: Official Election Results

****OFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS****
Brownsville Navigation District General Election November 3rd, 2020
Early Voting results, mail-in ballots, provisional ballots, plus 59 of 59 precincts reported …

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Port PD Chief Garcia Appointed to State Task Force  

Port of Brownsville Chief of Police Carlos Garcia has been appointed by Governor Greg Abbott to serve on the Task Force on Disaster Issues Affecting …

Category: News, Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Receives $14.5 Million Grant to Further Expand Agricultural Export Opportunities

Expansion to Grow Agriculture Opportunities and Support Farming Families Throughout the Region

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Wednesday, October 14, 2020 – The Port of Brownsville is reclaiming its …

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Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway's Momentum on Track

The month of August marked an impressive milestone in the Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway’s (BRG) 34-year history, with a record 5 …

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Keppel AmFELS to Build the Largest U.S. Hopper Dredge at the Port

Keppel AmFELS announced in September its contract to build the largest high-specification Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge (TSHD) in the U.S. for Manson Construction …

Category: News, Press Releases
Brownsville Navigation District Reduces Tax Rate

Brownsville, Texas – September 22, 2020 – The Brownsville Navigation District Board of Commissioners approved lowering the overall tax rate for property owners living within the district …

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