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SWG-2016-00285 - Magellan Terminal Holdings, L.P. - Nueces County

Published June 21, 2016
Expiration date: 7/22/2016

Full Public Notice          Project Plans          Alternatives Analysis

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  The applicant proposes to construct a 95-acre crude and hydrocarbon bulk storage terminal and ship docking facility along the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (CCSC).  The project will consist of:

1)     An approximate 4,500-foot-long by 500-foot-wide by -52-foot-deep (or 44.11 acres) ship berthing area:

    a.     1,893,600 cubic yards total dredging via mechanical and/or hydraulic in the ship channel, wetlands, oyster bed, and uplands;

    b.     Dredge depth of -50 feet mean low tide plus -2 feet allowable overdredge totaling -52 feet; 3-year maintenance dredging plan;

    c.     1/3 of the material is proposed to be used onsite as beneficial use; 2/3 is proposed to be placed in Dredged Maintenance               Placement Areas (DMPA);

    d.     Place the dredged material into one or more of the following DMPA: IH-PA8 (Suntide DMPA), IH-PA 4 (DMPA #4), IH-PA 5 (DMPA #5), IH-PA 3 Cell A and Cell B (South Shore Cells A & B DMPA), IH-PA 1 (DMPA #1), IH-PA 2 (Herbie Maurer DMPA), or IH-PA 6 (Tule Lake DMPA Cells A, B, or C);

2)     Four 100-foot by 60-foot concrete platforms and support piers with four 20-foot by 67-foot pipe and approach trestles and support piers connecting the docks to land which will be outfitted with pipe racks, marine loading arms, and docking fenders;

3)     4,500 linear feet of bulk-heading and shoreline protection;

4)      Four ship berths with 96-inch-diameter breasting and mooring dolphins;

5)     Twenty-seven bulk storage tanks totaling approximately eight million barrels of capacity along with associated piping:

    a.     Twenty 350,000 barrel bulk storage tanks;

    b.     Seven 135,000 barrel bulk storage tanks;

6)     Project site will be brought up to 12 feet above mean sea level:

    Approximately 56.31 acres (or 543,050 cubic yards) of wetlands that will be filled/graded;

7)     Pipe racks, manifolds, federally mandated containment structures, roads, and other infrastructure;

8)     Two 54-foot by 40-foot 15,704 barrel fire suppression water tanks;

9)     Sub-grade storm water system including a 6 feet deep storm water retention pond.