Photos: Supertankers tested at Port Corpus Christi

A mammoth tanker docking May 26 at the Port of Corpus Christi was a historic event and a successful test.

A 1,093-foot-long EuroNav tanker named the Anne docked at Occidental Petroleum Corp.’s (NYSE: OXY) crude oil export facility in the San Patricio County town of Ingleside. Classified as a Very Large Crude Carrier, or VLCC tanker, the Belgian-owned ship is the largest crude oil tanker to call on a Gulf of Mexico port and is expected to boost crude oil exports from the Lone Star State.

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