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, Press Releases
Nordic Pollux is Largest Cargo Ship at the Port of Brownsville
BROWNSVILLE – The Port of Brownsville set a record Jan. 31 when it received the M/V Nordic Pollux, the largest cargo vessel to ever call on the port to date. The
Category: News, Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Earns Prestigious MarCom Award for 2017 Port Directory
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Port of Brownsville directory was recognized with a 2017 Platinum MarCom Award for its inaugural port directory in the government publications category. MarCom Awards, an international creative
Category: Press Releases
Port of Brownsville and Union Pacific Culminate Switchyard Relocation Project
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – On Dec. 28, 2017, Brownsville Navigation District Chairman John Wood signed final paperwork with Union Pacific Railroad to officially culminate a 44-year project to improve the region’s
Category: News
Officials plan to break ground on East Loop project
BY NADIA TAMEZ-ROBLEDO/ The Brownsville Herald Article published January 14, 2018 After more than three decades of incremental progress, Cameron County and Brownsville officials anticipate the first phase of a road construction
Category: Events, Press Releases
Registration Open for Annual Port of Brownsville 5K1M Dock Dash
Pre-registration is open for the annual Port of Brownsville 5K1M Dock Dash scheduled for Saturday, March 3, 2018. The family-friendly run/walk event for adults and kids is free of charge. Pre-registered
Category: News, Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Inaugural Chairman’s Award Presented to International Shipbreaking Ltd.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas—The Port of Brownsville today presented International Shipbreaking Ltd. (ISL) with its inaugural Chairman’s Award in recognition of the company’s outstanding commitment to community, economic development, and representation of
Category: Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Foreign Trade Zone Ranks Second in the U.S. for Exports
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — Foreign Trade Zone No. 62 (FTZ) at the Port of Brownsville ranks second in the nation for the value of exports during 2016, according to the U.S.
Category: News, Press Releases
GFOA Recognizes Port of Brownsville for Excellence in Financial Reporting
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — For the sixth consecutive year, the Brownsville Navigation District has received the highest form of recognition for governmental accounting and financial reporting for its 2016 comprehensive annual
Category: Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Signs MOU with Cameron County to Grow Economic Opportunity
BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- As a catalyst for economic development and job growth, the Brownsville Navigation District (BND) Board of Commissioners signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Cameron County to
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