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: Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Releases New Directory
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Port of Brownsville released its comprehensive directory for 2018. The marketing and communications tool is an annual guide featuring in-depth articles, facts and details about the
Category: News
USS Tripoli comes to Brownsville for scrapping
BY STEVE CLARK/The Brownsville Herald Article published Thursday, July 19, 2018 Fifty-three years after it was launched from the Ingalls Shipbuilding yard in Pascagoula, Miss., the 598-foot amphibious assault ship USS Tripoli (LPH 10) is now in
Category: News
Hopes High for a Bountiful Shrimping Season
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – With the 2018 Gulf shrimp season under way, local shrimpers are hopeful they will not come back with their nets empty despite a continued shortage of workers that
Category: News
Duro Bag: A Story of Success
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The secret is out of the bag for Duro. The company, a tenant of the Port of Brownsville since 1967, is a premier leader in the paper bag
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New Captain of the Port for USCG Regional Sector
The U.S. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi held a change-of-command ceremony May 5, where Capt. Edward Gaynor relieved Capt. Tony Hahn as commander of the sector. Capt. Gaynor will now
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TransMontaigne to Invest $60M in Expansion Projects
TransMontaigne Partners L.P. is investing approximately $60 million in terminaling and pipeline expansion projects at its Port of Brownsville facilities, the company announced May 9. The investment was made possible after
Category: Press Releases
John Reed Named BND Commission Chairman
Board honors outgoing Commissioner Carlos Masso and welcomes newly-elected Commissioner Esteban Guerra BROWNSVILLE, Texas—John Reed was unanimously elected to serve as chairman of the Brownsville Navigation District (BND) during the board’s
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PORT OF BROWNSVILLE AND BIG RIVER STEEL LLC SIGN OPTION AGREEMENT

Deal advances $1.6 Billion Port steel mill; build-out brings 500 new jobs to Brownsville

(APRIL 24, 2018 – BROWNSVILLE, TX) The Brownsville Navigation District Board of Commissioners – the
Category: News, Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Strikes Gold in AVA Digital Awards
BROWNSVILLE -- The Port of Brownsville was recognized with two prestigious 2018 AVA Digital Awards for design and content of its website and electronic newsletter. The AVA Digital Awards is an
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