Port of Corpus Christi Sees Q1 Volumes Dip

Customers moved 48.9 million tons through the Corpus Christi Ship Channel in the first quarter of 2024, a 1 percent decrease from the year-earlier quarter.A slight increase in crude oil shipments to 30.2 million tons, and a significant increase in agricultural shipments, were unable to fully offset decreases in refined products and liquefied natural gas shipments for the third-largest U.S. port in waterborne tonnage.“With a number of infrastructure improvements either ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi Sets Tonnage Record

The Port of Corpus Christi set a new high mark for annual tonnage, topping more than 200 million tons of goods through the Corpus Christi Ship Channel for the first time in its history.The 203 million tons moved in 2023 was an 8.1 percent increase from 2022. Growth can be ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project Advances to Final Phase

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has awarded the fourth and final contract of the Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) to Callan Marine, Ltd., signaling the conclusion of a national infrastructure initiative that will render the ship channel the most improved waterway along the U.S. ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi CEO Announces Departure

Port of Corpus Christi Commissioners have accepted the resignation of Chief Executive Officer Sean Strawbridge, effective June 2. Strawbridge will continue to serve as CEO until that time. An interim chief executive, as well as plans to identify a new CEO, will be announced at a future Commission meeting.“I am ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi sees record tonnage in 1st Quarter 2023

The Port of Corpus Christi Authority closed its first quarter of 2023 (Q1-2023) with record tonnage of 49.6 million tons, surpassing the year-over-year (YOY) period in 2022 by more than six million tons and nudging past the previous quarterly record of 49.5 million tons set in Q4-2022. March saw the ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi Awarded $16.4M in CarbonSAFE Grants

The Port of Corpus Christi was awarded $16.4 million through the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DoE) Carbon Storage Assurance Facility Enterprise (CarbonSAFE) initiative to evaluate the technical and economic feasibility of permanently storing captured carbon dioxide (CO2) from industrial operations.The Port of Corpus Christi was the only recipient of CarbonSAFE ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi Finishes FY 2022 with Record Tonnage

The Port of Corpus Christi ended 2022 with record tonnage, mainly attributable to a 21% year-over-year (YOY) increase in refined products and 15% YOY increase in total crude oil. The Port of Corpus Christi achieved a new annual tonnage record of 187.9 million tons – a 12% increase over 2021 ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi to Submit Hydrogen Hub Proposal

The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Clean Energy Demonstration has encouraged the Port of Corpus Christi Authority to submit a full application for its Horizons Clean Hydrogen Hub (HCH2) through the Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs Program.The Port of Corpus Christi, as a landlord port authority and the owner ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi achieves Texas Cyberstar Status

Highlighting its commitment to safety at all levels of its operations, the Port of Corpus Christi has achieved a new milestone by becoming the first port in the state to obtain the Texas Cyberstar Certification, issued by the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR).The Cyberstar Certificate Program was launched in ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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