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
Mensaje a Nuestra Comunidad Sobre el COVID-19

17 de marzo de 2020

Conscientes de la situación de salud actual por la propagación del COVID-19, el Puerto de Brownsville se …

Category: News
An Advisory to Our Community Regarding COVID-19

April 6, 2020

Dear Colleagues and Business Partners,

In recent weeks, governments at the local, state and federal level have taken specific actions to curb …

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GFOA Recognizes Port of Brownsville for Excellence in Financial Reporting

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — For the eighth consecutive year, the Brownsville Navigation District Finance Department earned the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the …

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Heavy Lifters Hit the Port

Two new mobile harbor cranes arrived Thursday, January 16, 2020 at the Port of Brownsville.

The cranes were purchased to increase the port’s on …

Category: News
Q&A with Eduardo Campirano on Mexico’s Natural Gas Market Development

Editor’s Note: NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index, a leader tracking Mexico natural gas market reform, is offering the following question-and-answer (Q …

Category: Press Releases
New Mobile Harbor Cranes Arrive at Port of Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 20, 2020) – Two new mobile harbor cranes arrived Thursday, January 16, at the Port of Brownsville.

The cranes arrived at the port …

Category: Videos
Capital Improvement Projects

The Port of Brownsville is making significant investments to enhance operations and attract new businesses to the region. Take a look at how we are …

Category: Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Foreign Trade Zone ranks in Top 3 in the U.S. for Exports

BROWNSVILLE, Texas—Wednesday, December 11, 2019— Foreign Trade Zone No. 62 (FTZ) at the Port of Brownsville remains near the top in the nation for …

Category: News, Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Recognizes Welding Works International with Annual Chairman’s Award

BROWNSVILLE, Texas—Tuesday, December 3, 2019— Welding Works International, Inc. has been named the Port of Brownsville 2019 Chairman’s Award honoree in recognition of …

Category: News, Press Releases
NEWS RELEASE: Three New LNG Projects Moving Forward at the Port of Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE, Texas—Thursday, November 21, 2019— The Port of Brownsville is one step closer to welcoming three new LNG projects with an investment totaling $38 …

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Special Feature: Deep Thinking

Editor’s Note: This article is featured in the latest edition of the Port of Brownsville Directory

Arguably, the most valuable asset of any port …

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Special Feature: Building the Future From the Past at the Port of Brownsville

The Port of Brownsville knows shipbuilding and ship recycling, a combination of disciplines found nowhere else in the Lone Star State.

With shipbuilding DNA in …

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Port of Brownsville Recognizes Truck Drivers

The Port of Brownsville along with the entire trucking industry is honoring the millions of professional truck drivers who work to deliver America’s freight …

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Two New Mobile Cranes Coming to Brownsville

In June of this year, the Port of Brownsville ordered two new mobile harbor cranes increasing its dockside handling capacity as the seaport experiences higher …

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$3 Billion and 51,000 Jobs is Only the Beginning at the Port of Brownsville

By John Reed

Chairman Brownsville Navigation District

The latest economic impact report shows that the Port of Brownsville generated $3 billion in annual economic activity …