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 Next meeting of the Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District is Monday, August 11, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. at the Port of Morgan City, 800 Youngs Road, Morgan City, LA 70380.

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WORKING AND COMMITTED TO PROMOTING ECONOMIC GROWTH IN ST. MARY PARISH AND PROVIDING A NAVIGABLE 20 FOOT CHANNEL FOR INDUSTRY SO THAT FUTURE GENERATIONS CAN LIVE, WORK AND PLAY  ALONG THE ATCHAFALAYA RIVER

 

The Port of Morgan City 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. Together with Bayou Bouef, Bayou Black, and Bayou Chene, these waterways are connections to traffic throughout the continental United States and abroad. 

With a Congressionally authorized channel, 20 feet deep and 400 feet wide, Morgan City is the focal point of waterborne transportation in four directions. The port’s buoy is located at latitude 29° 10’ 0.107”, longitude 91° 33’ 53.99”. 



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.

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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.

 

 
800 Youngs Road
P.O. Box 1460
Morgan City, La 70381


985-384-0850 Phone
985-385-1931 Fax

OPERATING HOURS:
Mon-Fri
8am - 4:30pm
(Closed for lunch)
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