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Subject:CORPUS CHRISTI Request for Safety Zone, Corpus Christi Inner Harbor, 5/5-5/8
Date:Monday, May 02, 2022

Good day,

Specialty Offshore Texas is requesting a Safety Zone across the Corpus Christi Ship Channel in the inner harbor near Oil Dock #4, Thursday May 5, 2022 through Sunday May 8, 2022 between the hours of 9pm and 5am. (totaling 3 nights)  The Safety Zone is needed for safety of all parties for pipeline removal operations supporting the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement project.

During the request time period, no vessels greater than 500GT or inland barges and associated tugs will be able to pass through the Safety Zone. Harbor Tugs and smaller vessels, such as line-handing vessels, will be able the transit the safety zone by making passing arranges with the M/V LUCY MAY and DOUGLAS H.  These vessels will be monitoring VHF channel 12.

If there are any concerns or objections please let me know. 

Very Respectfully,

LCDR Tony Garofalo

U.S. Coast Guard

Sector Corpus Christi

Waterways Management

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Matthew Peterson, Manager

<span-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:#1F497D">As Agents Only

Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc.

226 S. Enterprize Parkway, Suite 124

Corpus Christi, TX  78405

Tel: 361-884-0903  Fax: 361-887-6132  Mbl: 361-813-1649


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Notice posted on Monday, May 02, 2022

For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.