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: Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Posts Record Cargo and Total Operating Revenue in 2018
Ongoing Success and Positive Outlook Underscore Port’s Pivotal Role in North American Trade BROWNSVILLE, Texas – March 19, 2019 – The Port of Brownsville set new records in tonnage and total
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Army Corps of Engineers finishes dismantling of historic STURGIS vessel
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers celebrated Friday, March 15, the completion of the decommissioning and dismantling of the historic STURGIS vessel that was formerly the world's
Category: News, Press Releases
GFOA Recognizes Port of Brownsville for Excellence in Financial Reporting
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — For the seventh consecutive year, the Brownsville Navigation District has received the highest form of recognition for governmental accounting and financial reporting for its 2018 comprehensive annual
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Port of Brownsville Update on KURV's Radio Show
BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- Port of Brownsville Director and CEO Eduardo A. Campirano was a guest on KURV's radio show "The Valley’s Morning News" Thursday, Feb. 7. Campirano spoke with show hosts Sergio
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US shipments of wind power equipment soar
BY CHRIS BARNETT / Journal of Commerce Article published Wednesday, January 30, 2019, in   Under the influence of a “super cycle” driven by tax credits, approximately 38,000 megawatts of wind
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Port of Brownsville Announces New Director of Communications
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Port of Brownsville announces the promotion of Jorge I. Montero as new director of communications, effective Dec. 17, 2018. Montero has more than 14 years of experience
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Port of Brownsville Foreign Trade Zone Ranks Second in Value of Exports
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — For the third straight year, Foreign Trade Zone No. 62 (FTZ) at the Port of Brownsville ranks second in the nation for the value of exports, according
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Port of Brownsville Chairman’s Award Presented to West Plains LLC
BROWNSVILLE, Texas—The Port of Brownsville presented West Plains LLC with its 2018 Chairman’s Award in recognition of the company’s investments and rehabilitation efforts of the port’s iconic grain elevator. Brownsville Navigation
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Survey Reveals Strong Support for Port of Brownsville as Positive Economic Driver for the Rio Grande Valley
More than 95 percent say port has positive economic impact; 57 percent plan for more port business next year BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Port of Brownsville, the only deepwater port located on