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: Press Releases
State of the Port: Port of Brownsville achieves record year in FY 2017
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – A full house of regional stakeholders applauded Port of Brownsville officials during reports of record revenue and tonnage in 2017 at its annual State of the Port
Category: News
Impulsa México a Puerto de Brownsville
By SILVIA OLVERA/El Norte (Mexico) Article published February 13, 2018 MONTERREY, México - Impulsados por México, especialmente por el sector acerero, el Puerto de Brownsville logró mover 10.3 millones de toneladas de
Category: News
NextDecade Completes Rio Grande LNG FEED Update
BROWNSVILLE - NextDecade Corporation announced Feb. 1 the completion of the front-end engineering and design (FEED) update package with CB&I for the proposed Rio Grande LNG project at the Port
Category: News, Press Releases
Nordic Pollux is Largest Cargo Ship at the Port of Brownsville
BROWNSVILLE – The Port of Brownsville set a record Jan. 31 when it received the M/V Nordic Pollux, the largest cargo vessel to ever call on the port to date. The
Category: News, Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Earns Prestigious MarCom Award for 2017 Port Directory
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Port of Brownsville directory was recognized with a 2017 Platinum MarCom Award for its inaugural port directory in the government publications category. MarCom Awards, an international creative
Category: Press Releases
Port of Brownsville and Union Pacific Culminate Switchyard Relocation Project
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – On Dec. 28, 2017, Brownsville Navigation District Chairman John Wood signed final paperwork with Union Pacific Railroad to officially culminate a 44-year project to improve the region’s
Category: News
Officials plan to break ground on East Loop project
BY NADIA TAMEZ-ROBLEDO/ The Brownsville Herald Article published January 14, 2018 After more than three decades of incremental progress, Cameron County and Brownsville officials anticipate the first phase of a road construction
Category: Events, Press Releases
Registration Open for Annual Port of Brownsville 5K1M Dock Dash
Pre-registration is open for the annual Port of Brownsville 5K1M Dock Dash scheduled for Saturday, March 3, 2018. The family-friendly run/walk event for adults and kids is free of charge. Pre-registered
Category: News, Press Releases
Port of Brownsville Inaugural Chairman’s Award Presented to International Shipbreaking Ltd.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas—The Port of Brownsville today presented International Shipbreaking Ltd. (ISL) with its inaugural Chairman’s Award in recognition of the company’s outstanding commitment to community, economic development, and representation of