Port of Corpus Christi sets tonnage records
The Port of Corpus Christi recently set three new tonnage records, including the highest volume in a single month. September tonnage was 12.2 million tons, a 27 percent gain over the previous record set in March of 2018.
Two other tonnage records broken included the highest quarter ever at 32.1 million tons, an 18 percent gain over the previous high set in the third quarter of 2018, and tonnage for the first nine months of a year at 84.6 million tons, a five percent increase over the previous record also set in 2018.
'These numbers continue to tell the story of the United States' emergence as a stable, preferred supplier of energy to the global markets,' said Sean Strawbridge, Chief Executive Officer for the Port of Corpus Christi. 'Increasing global demand for both crude oil and natural gas from the US continues to drive our growth and investment in the much-needed improved coastal infrastructure.
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