Notice to Navigators: Gulf and Intracoastal Waterways


Security Zones; Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Corpus Christi, TX


Notice Number: 2022-00786

Date: This rule is effective without actual notice from 12:01 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. on January 18, 2022. For the purposes of enforcement, actual notice will be used from January 12, 2022, until 12:01 a.m. on January 18, 2022.


Temporary final rule.


The Coast Guard is establishing two temporary, 500-yard radius, moving security zones for certain Liquefied Natural Gas Carriers (LNGC) within the Corpus Christi Ship Channel and La Quinta Channel. The security zones are needed to protect the vessels and the marine environment from potential hazards created by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) cargo aboard the vessels. Entry of vessels or persons into these zones is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Corpus Christi or a designated representative.


If you have questions on this rule, call or email Lieutenant Commander Anthony Garofalo, Sector Corpus Christi Waterways Management Division, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 361-939-5130, email


Federal Register :: Security Zones; Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Corpus Christi, TX