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Orange vessel sitting at the dock
Orange vessel sitting at the dock
School of fish swimming
School of fish swimming
LNG ship at the port
LNG ship at the port
Processing vessel in the ocean
Processing vessel in the ocean
Processing ship lit up at night
Processing ship lit up at night
Red vessel Excelsior in the ocean alongside smaller boats
Red vessel Excelsior in the ocean alongside smaller boats
LNG ship at the port
LNG ship at the port
A whales tail sticking out of the water
A whales tail sticking out of the water
Vessel processing plant on the water
Vessel processing plant on the water
Red and White vessel charging in the ocean
Red and White vessel charging in the ocean
Yellow processing unit
Yellow processing unit
underwater processing unit transferring to vessel
underwater processing unit transferring to vessel

Pending Applications

Texas Gulf Terminals (Texas Gulf Terminals, Inc)

Deepwater Port Type: Oil Export Facility (Proposed capacity: 60,000 barrels per hour; 1,440,000 barrels per day)

On July 9, 2018, the Maritime Administration received an application from Texas Gulf Terminals, Inc. (TGTI) for Federal authorization required for a license to own, construct and operate a deepwater port to export oil to foreign markets abroad. The application was deemed complete on July 31, 2018, and a Notice of Application acknowledging receipt of the completed application was published in the Federal Register on August 6, 2018 (83 FR 38455). The State of Texas has been deemed the Adjacent Coastal State.

The Maritime Administration, in cooperation with the U.S. Coast Guard, hosted an open house and public scoping meeting on September 12, 2018 in Corpus Christi, Texas to solicit public comments for the TGTI deepwater port license application. The transcript for the public scoping meeting can be found on the public docket at https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=MARAD-2018-0114-0034.

For additional information regarding the Texas Gulf Terminals deepwater port license application review and licensing process, please see the Federal Docket for the project (Docket Number: MARAD-2018-0114).