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Texas Gulf Terminals, Inc.

Texas Gulf Terminals, Inc.

August 6, 2018: Federal Register (full link below)

Filed by Maritime Administration in the Federal Register on 8-6 was a notice for a deepwater port license, names Texas Gulf Terminals, Inc. (TGTI).

The TGTI deepwater port is a circle having a 12.7 nautical mile radius centered at latitude 27°2842.60 N and longitude 97°0048.43 W.

MARAD received the application from Texas Gulf Terminals, Inc. (TGTI) for all Federal authorizations required for a license to own, construct, and operate a deepwater port for the export of oil authorized under the Deepwater Port Act of 1974.

The Act defines a deepwater port as any fixed or floating manmade structure other than a vessel, or any group of such structures, that are located beyond State seaward boundaries and used or intended for use as a port or terminal for the transportation, storage, and further handling of oil or natural gas for transportation to, or from, any State. A deepwater port includes all components and equipment, including pipelines, pumping or compressor stations, service platforms, buoys, mooring lines, and similar facilities that are proposed as part of a deepwater port to the extent they are located seaward of the high water mark.

The license application is available for viewing at the website: under docket number MARAD-2018-0114.

You may submit comments electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at

The full notice can be found here:

Aimee Andres, AMPE
Executive Director