The Port of Corpus Christi in South Texas, one of the nation’s top oil and natural gas exporters, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Europe’s largest port in the Netherlands to advance global maritime operations. 

LNG export volumes

Co-developing trade and commercial opportunities, exchanging information and advancing the development and deployment of technologies related to navigational safety and environmental protection are some shared objectives outlined in the MOU between Corpus and the Port of Rotterdam.

Corpus is one of the largest oil export gateways in the country. Last year it set an annual tonnage record for the fourth year in a row, moving 144.9 million metric tons (mmt) of cargo. The record-breaking movement was primarily attributed to a 65% increase in oil...