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Port of Corpus Christi and Watco’s Texas Coastal Celebrate Unveiling

Watco’s newest short line, the Texas Coastal Bend Railroad (TCBR), unveiled two locomotives emblazoned with the Port of Corpus Christi logo at a ribbon-cutting ceremony today.The locomotives are part of Watco’s five locomotive investment that will serve multiple customers at the Port of Corpus Christi. TCBR will begin providing rail service on the 63-mile line located within the Port of Corpus Christi on Aug. 3.“We look forward to building our ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi sets new tonnage records

The Port of Corpus Christi achieved its best quarter and best first half in the Port’s 100-year history, this month.In Q2 2022, the port moved a record 46.4 million tons, eclipsing the prior record quarter (Q4 2021) by 4.8%. The Port of Corpus Christi also closed out June by celebrating ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi sets new tonnage, revenue records

The Port of Corpus Christi experienced double-digit volume growth in the first four months of 2022, establishing new records for tonnage and revenues. Through the end of April its customers moved 59.2 million tons of cargo through the Port of Corpus Christi, representing a 10.4% increase over the prior record ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi in President Biden’s Proposed FY ’23 Budget

The Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project was included in President Joe Biden’s proposed Fiscal Year 2023 Budget under the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Coastal Navigation Construction category. The President’s recommended funding targeted project closeout appropriations of $157.3 million. Once approved by Congress, the appropriation would complete the ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi Finishes 2021 with Record Tonnage

The Port of Corpus Christi ended 2021 with record tonnage, mainly attributable to an 81.2% increase from 2020 in shipments of liquefied natural gas (LNG), while crude oil exports averaged a record 1.76 million barrels per day in 2021, a slight increase over its 2020 record performance. The Port of ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi opens Executive Administration Building

The Port of Corpus Christi Authority officially dedicated the opening of its new Port Executive Administration Building on Nov. 10, 2021. The new 75,525-square-foot building sits at the entrance to the Inner Harbor and adjacent to the Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz International Center on Harbor Drive. The new state-of-the-art facility ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi Expresses Support

The Port of Corpus Christi is expressing its full support for an amendment by the U.S. Senate to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Package that expands congressional designation of Interstate 14 on a corridor across Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia.The I-14 corridor would connect strategic military installations across those five states, ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi Expresses Support

The Port of Corpus Christi is expressing its full support for an amendment by the U.S. Senate to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Package that expands congressional designation of Interstate 14 on a corridor across Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia.The I-14 corridor would connect strategic military installations across those five states, ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi sets new tonnage records

The Port of Corpus Christi ended June 2021 with a new record quarter and a record first half of the year, moving nearly 80.5 million tons of cargo in the first six months of the year.The Port’s first-half 2021 total tonnage yielded a 4.7% increase over the same period in ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi Among Leading Green Power Users

The Port of Corpus Christi has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Green Power Partnership as part of its ongoing commitment to the Port’s leadership role as an environmental steward in the Coastal Bend. The EPA’s Green Power Partnership seeks to reduce the negative health impacts of air emissions ... [+]

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