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
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
Category: Press Releases
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
Category: Press Releases
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
Category: Press Releases
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
Category: News, Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Receives $1.5M TxDOT Grant
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has awarded the Port of Brownsville a $1.5 million Rider 45 grant to enhance the port’s intermodal connectivity, further facilitating domestic
Category: News
Made in Brownsville for the World to See
Keppel AmFELS and Pasha Hawaii celebrate steel cutting for two new containerships   BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Construction of the first of two containerships is underway at the Port of Brownsville. On Sept. 25,
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STURGIS vessel en route to Brownsville for final shipbreaking and recycling
GALVESTON, Texas – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ STURGIS vessel left this morning for the Port of Brownsville for her final journey.  In two to three days, she will arrive
Category: Press Releases
Congressman Vela Announces Infrastructure Grant
BROWNSVILLE, Texas –Congressman Filemon Vela (D-TX) announced today that U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration will provide a grant to the Port of Brownsville. The port will be awarded $1.8 million for