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°28′42.60″ N and longitude 97°00′48.43″ 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 Regulations.gov website: http://www.regulations.gov under docket number MARAD-2018-0114.
You may submit comments electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov.
The full notice can be found here: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2018/08/06/2018-16673/deepwater-port-license-application-texas-gulf-terminals-inc?utm_campaign=subscription%20mailing%20list&utm_source=federalregister.gov&utm_medium=email
Aimee Andres, AMPE