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Potential for deepwater port development in the United States

United States. General Accounting Office

Potential for deepwater port development in the United States

report to the Congress

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by General Accounting Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Harbors -- Environmental aspects -- United States.,
  • Harbors.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 64 p. ;
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17818003M

    The Gulf of Mexico and its coastal regions have had a massive impact on the economy and recreation of the United States and its neighbors. potential deepwater port sites. development. Gulf. The transfer set off alarms in Sri Lanka and beyond because it represented a Chinese victory with potential military applications. “The acquisition provided Beijing with a deepwater port in the region in which it can dock its navy, off the coast of its key regional .

    in the United States exclusive economic zone ("EEZ") in the Gulf of Mexico forcefully demonstrated the potential that deepwater mobile oil rigs have to cause catastrophic harm to the coastal state in ways not presented by fixed oil rigs operating in shallow water.' Though coastal states have this great risk of catastrophic harm, their plenary Author: Rebecca K. Richards. EIA of port development. It therefore includes a checklist of potential adverse effects of port development and operation, mitigating actions, methods of prediction, information on environmental indicators and regulations on their permissible levels. However, in many cases the .

    DEEPWATER PORT COMPONENT _____ _____ Broward County Page Comprehensive Plan Adopted: 10/25/ Ordinance Number while pursuing economic development opportunities customarily associated with ports and foreign trade zones. Policy A On-Port Land Uses. The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port is currently the only offshore deepwater port in the United States. 5 In practice, very large crude carriers (VLCCs) are the primary users of lightering zones and the deepwater port, although the exemption applies to all tankers regardless of size.


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Potential for deepwater port development in the United States by United States. General Accounting Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

The development of deepwater ports in the United States has received much attention in recent years, primarily because of the increasing size of oil tankers and the country's increasing reliance on oil imports.

Large tankers offer the most economical method for moving. Get this from a library. Potential for deepwater port development in the United States: report to the Congress. [United States.

General Accounting Office.]. Deep water ports are also defined to be any port which has the capability to accommodate a fully laden Panamax ship, which is determined principally by the dimensions of the Panama Canal’s lock chambers.

Under 33 U.S.C.S. § (10) deep water ports are delimitated as “any fixed or floating man-made structure other than a vessel, or any group of such structures, located beyond the. A port is a maritime facility which may comprise one or more wharves where ships may dock to load and discharge passengers and gh usually situated on a sea coast or estuary, some ports, such as Hamburg, Manchester and Duluth, are many miles inland, with access to the sea via river or e of their roles as a port of entry for immigrants many port cities such as London, New.

Throughout the development of THE LOUISIANA OFFSHORE OIL PORT, Louisiana created and implemented its own coastal zone management program, which the federal statute on deepwater oil ports required from states that wished to build these facilities. The Louisiana Coastal Resources Program, established inbecame the state’s regulatory and Cited by: 3.

That determination will likely be different for each deepwater port, given the potential variability between deepwater port designs. We would also add language to encourage (but not require) early coordination between the applicant and the Coast Guard, because of the potential value of early coordination for expediting the design process.

Add. The United States Coast Guard (USCG) and the Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) analyzed the potential environmental impacts of a proposal to construct and operate a deepwater port for the liquefaction and export of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in federal waters approximately to nautical miles off the coast of Cameron Parish, Louisiana.

This story of LOOP INC. is my opportunity to reveal the background of planning, permitting, and construction of the first and only offshore crude oil unloading deepwater port in the United States. As the first President of LOOP INC., Mr. Read was personally involved as the responsible spokesman for all phases of many interesting activities.5/5(1).

This license system was established by the Deepwater Port Act ofas amended by the Maritime Transportation Security Act of MARAD DOT assesses the financial capability of potential licenses, prepares the project Record of Decision, and issues or denies the deepwater port license. United States Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette gestures during an interview at the LNG terminal of the deepwater port of Sines after visiting the port, in Sines, southern Portugal, Wednesday.

The United States contains a highly diverse population. Unlike a country such as China that largely incorporated indigenous peoples, the United States has a diversity that to a great degree has come from an immense and sustained global immigration.

Probably no other country has a wider range of racial, ethnic, and cultural types than does the United States. The development of offshore wind energy also will stimulate the State's economy, support revitalization of maritime communities, spur infrastructure investment, and help create a new American industry centered in New York State that will create thousands of new jobs for skilled Size: 2MB.

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Economic aspects of refinery and deep-water port location in the United StatesAuthor: C. Peter Schumaier. Accordingly, MARAD, with the concurrence of the Coast Guard, intends to use the existing Deepwater Port regulations for the review, evaluation and processing of any deepwater port license application involving the export of oil or natural gas from domestic sources within the United States as provided for in 33 CFR partsand The Integrated Deepwater System Program (IDS Program or Deepwater) was the year program to replace all or much of the United States Coast Guard's equipment, including aircraft, ships, and logistics and command and control systems.

The $24 billion program (which began with a price tag of $17 billion) lost authorization in Fiscal Year and is officially defunct. the “Deepwater Port Act of ”, on January 3, Summary: The.

Deepwater Port Act of (DWPA), as amended by the Maritime Transportation Security Act ofestablishes a licensing system for the ownership, construction, operation and decommissioning of deepwater port structures located beyond the U.S.

territorial Size: KB. @article{osti_, title = {Deepwater pipelay prospects prompt study of mechanical connectors}, author = {True, W R}, abstractNote = {A joint industry project to study mechanical connectors for pipeline construction will issue results to its participants next month.

Although the study addresses mechanical connector`s use in any environment, connectors are being looked at by offshore. UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY REGION I J.F. KENNEDY FEDERAL BUILDING, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS February 7, ent /on Refineries and Deepvater Ports in New England - cGleimon, Region I (New England) Administrator U US Environmental Protection Agency Last December I appointed1 a Task Force vhich was directed to draft a report outlining Regional.

DEEPWATER PORTS; 33 U.S. Code CHAPTER License for ownership, construction, and operation of deepwater port § Procedure § Environmental review criteria § Repealed. Pub. –, title V, §Oct. 19,Stat. § Common carrier status § Adjacent coastal States § Marine.

65 Refer to Chapter III, Section A2e for information on port infrastructure. 66 United States Coast Guard, Commandant (G-MRP-1), Business Plan for Marine Safety and Environmental Protection (Washington, D.C.: U.S.

Coast Guard, ), 11, citing DRI/McGraw Hill, World Sea Trade Service and World Fleet Forecast Serviceand DRI/Mercer. A survey covers some typical offshore applications of wire and synthetic ropes (e.g., in deepwater crude oil transfer terminals); some approximate methods for estimating the loads on cabling systems due to wind, current and wave drift forces and wave-induced dynamic loads; the operational constraints that must be considered in selecting design criteria and predicting design loads; the use of.the United Nations is the administering authority.

For the U.S., the term “territory” includes the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, all possessions of the United States, and all lands held by the U.S. under a protectorate or mandate. For the purposes of this subchapter, vessels solely.MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING between the UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BUREAU OF OCEAN ENERGY MANAGEMENT, REGULATION, AND ENFORCEMENT and the the Deepwater Port Act ofthe Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Act ofor other applicable law.

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