A Straight Channel Leads Straight to Business
Corpus Christi Ship Channel
The channel has a draft of 45’, authorized and permitted for 52’. Port Corpus Christi has actively taken measures to deepen and widen the ship channel to accommodate larger vessels and enhance efficiencies.
Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project
The Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project is the Congressionally authorized project to deepen and widen the Port’s 45’ channel to a depth of 52’ from the Gulf of Mexico to the Viola Turning Basin in the Inner Harbor, and to extend the existing 45’ La Quinta Ship Channel 1.4 miles at a depth of 41’ to the Port’s La Quinta Multi-Purpose Facility, which was completed in 2012.
Learn more about the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Project.