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, Press Releases
Rio Grande Valley Prepares for Job Influx
BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- Companies investing in the Rio Grande Valley anticipate high demand for workers that may exceed 9,000 jobs, according to seven large employers attending a Workforce Summit held
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Texan Cement Invests in Success
BROWNSVILLE, Texas --  Texan Cement plans to expand its storage capability of 14,000 short tons of cement to 40,000 to fit growing volume demand in the Rio Grande Valley. The expansion
Category: News
BND Commemorates Peace Officers
BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- The Brownsville Navigation District honored the dedicated work and sacrifice of Port PD officers and all other peace officers around the nation during National Peace Officers Week
Category: News
Bluewing Moves Forward with Expansion Project
Bluewing Midstream LLC is expanding its liquid storage capacity at the Port of Brownsville to support growing customer demand. The liquid bulk terminal and logistics operator began construction of its Phase
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NextDecade Signs EPC Contract with Bechtel
NextDecade Corporation announced May 28 the signing of two contracts with Bechtel Oil, Gas and Chemicals for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of NextDecade’s Rio Grande LNG proposed project
Category: News
Port of Brownsville Ready for 2019 Hurricane Season
BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- The Port of Brownsville is prepared for hurricane season. During hurricane season, June 1 through Nov. 30, the Port of Brownsville operates under the U.S. Coast Guard’s Port Hurricane
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International Seafarer Center: Home Away From Home
The International Seafarer Center provides spiritual respite and access to small comforts for all properly documented crew members visiting the Port of Brownsville since 1974. The center is led by Chaplain
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Landmark Agreement: BND and NextDecade announce partnership to fund channel deepening
The Brownsville Navigation District and NextDecade Corporation announced April 24 a landmark agreement set to transform the business landscape of the Rio Grande Valley. The Brazos Island Harbor Channel Improvement Project
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Construction Milestones at Keppel AmFELS for New Containerships
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Keppel AmFELS reached a pair of construction milestones April 30 in the building of two containership vessels for Pasha Hawaii. Executives from both companies were joined by Brownsville