Water Borne Commerce

Port of Morgan City

The Port of Morgan City , Morgan City, Louisiana, is the birthplace of the offshore oil exploration industry. It has been an avenue of both domestic and international trade since 1957, with convenient, direct access to ocean-going traffic across the globe.

Nestled in the heart of the Gulf, the Port is located at the confluence of the Atchafalaya River and the Intracoastal Waterway at GIWW WHL Mile Marker 95.

The port is uniquely situated to handle trade from throughout the United States and the world. Its docking and cargo handling facilities serve a wide variety of medium draft vessels.There are over 200 private dock facilities located in the Morgan City vicinity. These facilities have heavy lift, barge-mounted cranes with capacities to 5,000 tons, track cranes to 300 tons, and mobile cranes to 150 tons.

The Port of Morgan City is a viable alternative for shippers utilizing shallow and medium draft vessels in the Gulf of Mexico. From the Port of Morgan City, U.S. exports can easily be shipped to ports of call in Mexico, Latin America or the Caribbean.  Establishing long-term, international relationships is a goal of the port’s commissioners and staff.

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7327 LA-182
Morgan City, LA 70380 



Port of West St. Mary

Proudly servicing the communities of Baldwin and Franklin, Louisiana since 1976, The Port of West St. Mary invites you to explore our locations and discover the many advantages the we can bring to your organization. The Port offers services for both industrial water transport companies and all your recreational boating needs. The Port has a main channel depth of 13 feet with access by the U.S. Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. The Port of West St. Mary owns and operates it’s own water system which serves the industry in the port area. The Port also owns and leases three campus’s Louisa, Baldwin, and Charenton Canal. With 39 years experience, the Port of West St. Mary will help your business successfully establish long lasting roots in South Louisiana

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