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

Recent News

Category: News
Port of Brownsville Update on KURV’s Radio Show

Port of Brownsville Director and CEO Eduardo A. Campirano was a guest on KURV’s radio show “The Valley’s Morning News” with Sergio Sanchez …

Category: News
International Shipbreaking Gains EU Ship Recycling Accreditation

International Shipbreaking, part of the world-leading recycler EMR Metal Recycling, has gained EU Ship Recycling Regulation (EU SSR) accreditation for its site at the …

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Progress Report: South Port Connector Road

BROWNSVILLE, TX (March 1, 2021) — The South Port Connector Road project, which began August 2020, is currently 30 percent complete.

The 1.9-mile long …

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GALVESTON, TX (March 1, 2021) – The Texas Ports Association (TPA) honored Col. Timothy R. Vail, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District Commander …

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BRG Steams Ahead Breaking Record in 2020

The Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway (BRG) ended 2020 riding an all-time high with 51,115 loaded railcars handled at the Port of …

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Container-On-Barge Service Connects Texas With Florida

BY STEVE CLARK / The Brownsville Herald

Article published Thursday, January 28, 2021
A persistent shortage of truck drivers in the United States has helped pry …

Category: News, Videos
2020 Year In Review Highlights

The year 2020 brought many challenges to our port family and community. Despite these hurdles, the Port of Brownsville staff, tenants and business partners were …

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Dominion Energy Continues Development of First Jones Act Compliant Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel



RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 16, 2020  — Dominion Energy announced it has reached a major milestone – the keel laying – in the construction of the first …

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Houston, Texas, Dec. 17, 2020 — Texas LNG Brownsville LLC has entered into a long-term lease agreement with the Port of Brownsville, successfully securing the …

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PORT PROGRESS: 2020 was a Year of Milestones

BY STEVE CLARK/ The Brownsville Herald
Article published Sunday,  January  3, 2021

Port of Brownsville officials have reasons to look back on 2020 with fondness …

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Sixth U.S. Navy Ship to be Recycled in 2020 Arrives at Port

The USS Stephen W. Groves has completed her final journey to International Shipbreaking Ltd.’s  facility at the Port of Brownsville where she will be …

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This Year, ‘Thank You’ Means More

By Sergio Tito Lopez/Brownsville Navigation District Chairman

Saying “thank you” is an often-underrated privilege, but 2020 requires an extra note of appreciation to …

Category: Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Recognizes Keppel AmFELS with 2020 Chairman’s Award

BROWNSVILLE, Texas— December 3, 2020— The Port of Brownsville presented Keppel AmFELS with its 2020 Chairman’s Award in recognition of the company’s important …

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Sergio Tito Lopez Named BND Commission Chairman

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Nov. 18, 2020 – Sergio Tito Lopez was unanimously elected to serve as chairman of the Brownsville Navigation District (BND) during the board’s …

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Port of Brownsville Foreign Trade Zone Ranks Number 2 in the U.S. for Value of Exports

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — November 17, 2020 — For the eighth year in a row, Foreign Trade Zone No. 62 (FTZ) at the Port of Brownsville remains near …