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 2020, largely due to a 72% year-over-year increase in liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports, a 42% year-over-year increase in agriculture ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi Finishes 2020 with Record Tonnage

The Port of Corpus Christi ended 2020 with record tonnage, mainly attributable to a 65% increase in crude oil shipments from 2019. The Port set a new annual tonnage record of 159.7 million tons, a 31% increase over 2019, as well as a new monthly record of 15.9 million tons ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi Ends 3rd Consecutive Year on 100% Renewable Energy

Continuing its commitment to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) leadership, the Port of Corpus Christi has completed its third consecutive year operating on 100 percent renewable energy, the first Port Authority to do so in the world. The Port of Corpus Christi began charting its new stewardship course in ... [+]

Congress Passes Landmark Legislation for the Port of Corpus Christi and the Nation

Congress passed the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020, which provides authority for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to carry out water resource development projects and studies; the legislation also reforms and provides policy direction to the USACE for implementation of its civil works missions including ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi’s Foreign Trade Zone Best in Nation

The Port of Corpus Christi’s Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) has been named the best in the nation by Site Selection Magazine, a recognition of the efforts by the Port and its customers to promote economic development and job growth in the Texas Coastal Bend region. The Port of Corpus ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi, Port Aransas Reach Settlement

The Port of Corpus Christi and City of Port Aransas have reached an agreement on the future development of Harbor Island. This agreement amicably resolves all pending litigation between the Parties. Port and City leaders have been in settlement negotiations for many months, and the City of Port Aransas ... [+]

Buckeye Loads First Vessel at New South Texas Gateway Terminal

The Port of Corpus Christi is proud to recognize Buckeye Partners L.P. for achieving a historic milestone in its South Texas Gateway (STG) Terminal project – loading the first vessel with crude oil sourced from the Permian Basin for export to overseas markets. STG is a joint venture 50 ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi Included in President’s Proposed FY 21 Budget for $100M

In the newly released fiscal year 2021 President’s Budget, the White House included over $100 million for the Port of Corpus Christi’s Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) under the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Civil Works Division for Coastal Navigation Construction. This is the third consecutive year that the ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi Closes 2019 with Record Tonnage

The Port of Corpus Christi ended 2019 with record tonnages for December of 13.8 million metric cargo tons and 122.2 million metric cargo tons for the entire year — a 16-million-ton improvement over 2018 tonnages. The significant growth is attributed to increases in energy exports of crude oil and ... [+]

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