Port of Corpus Christi Resumes Normal Operations – Hurricane Condition 5
Sep 16, 2018
Corpus Christi, TX, USA – The Port of Corpus Christi has returned to normal operations following the development of Invest 95L, but remains in Hurricane Condition 5 – Seasonal Alert, which is automatically activated each year at the beginning of hurricane season (June 1 – November 30).
As part of Hurricane Condition 5, the Port of Corpus Christi is fully engaged in general readiness activities in coordination with surrounding communities, industry partners and state and federal agencies.
“This developing weather situation serves as an important reminder that the 2018 hurricane season is not over, and so, we remain vigilant and continuously are monitoring potential storm systems. We encourage our partners and community members to remain alert and to stay educated on preparedness recommendations,” said Sean Strawbridge, Chief Executive Officer of the Port of Corpus Christi.
About Port Corpus Christi
As the leading U.S. crude oil export port and a major economic engine of Texas and the nation, Port Corpus Christi is the 4th largest port in the United States in total tonnage. Strategically located on the western Gulf of Mexico with a 36-mile, 47-foot-deep (MLLW) channel, Port Corpus Christi is a major gateway to international and domestic maritime commerce. The Port has excellent railroad and highway network connectivity via three North American Class-1 railroads and two major interstate highways. With an outstanding staff overseen by its seven-member commission, Port Corpus Christi is “Moving America’s Energy.” http://www.portcorpuschristi.com/
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