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, 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
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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
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Port of Brownsville Recognizes National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — For the third consecutive year, the Port of Brownsville joins the entire U.S. trucking industry in celebration of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (ATA), Sept. 9-14. “Cargo moving
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Port of Brownsville Announces New Directors
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Port of Brownsville announces the promotion of a new director of finance and the appointment of a new director of special projects. Lorena Hernandez, CPA, is the
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Texan port confident of weathering Trump’s tariff storm
At Brownsville, a gateway for steel into Mexico, bilateral trade shows no signs of cooling   BY JUDE WEBBER / Financial Times Article published Tuesday, July 24, 2018 A huge crane unloads giant steel
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Home Sweet Home: Newly Renovated Administration Complex Opens in August
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — There is no place like home. After 18 months, the Brownsville Navigation District and Port of Brownsville staff returns to their home in the completely repurposed and enlarged
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