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Port of Morgan City


  Physical Address:
7327 Highway 182
Morgan City, La 70380

  Operating Hours:
8am - 4:30pm (Closed for lunch)

  Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1460,
Morgan City, La 70381

  Tel:  985-384-0850
  Fax: 985-385-1931


  Port Terminal:
800 Youngs Road
Morgan City, LA
  • Next regular meeting of the Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District is Monday, April 9, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. at the Port's Emergency Operations Center at 7327 Highway 182, Morgan City, LA 70380



Latest News

Published on 04/11/2017
congressman-says-dredging-is-job-one U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins’ No. 1 priority in Congress is to ensure south Louisiana’s ports get the dredging funds they were promised and can be economic engines for the region, he said Monday. Higgins, R-Lafayette, visited the Port of Morgan City’s Government Emergency Operations Center for a stakeholders meeting with officials in the area. Port Executive Director Raymond “Mac” Wade spent the day with Higgins showing him the Morgan City area and explaining the economic boost that having region’s waterways adequately dredged could provide. Higgins, who took office in January, said he’s studied the challenges associated with channel dredging “and...Read More
Published on 04/11/2017
cassidy-pushes-deregulation-on-monday-visit-to-morgan-city U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy called Monday for decreasing regulations on industry to boost Louisiana’s economy along with making reforms to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and health care. Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, had a town hall meeting Monday at the Port of Morgan City’s Government Emergency Operations Center. The country has to have an economy that creates better jobs for working class families. To achieve that objective, leaders need “to get oil and gas back,” but expand into other types of industries, too, Cassidy said. “If we’re going to restore this economy, we need to think about how we can increase...Read More
Published on 06/14/2016
By: ZACHARY FITZGERALD zfitzgerald@daily-review.com Port of Morgan City leaders say they are relieved to have a roughly one-mile section of the Atchafalaya River dredged and back open to vessel traffic. They are now focusing on a dredge demonstration downriver that they hope will allow officials to keep a 12-mile stretch of the waterway open year-round. Emergency dredging in the Atchafalaya River to remove a 6,000-foot-long plug of sand is complete, officials said during Monday’s Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District Commission meeting. The section was dredged to 22 feet deep and 250 feet wide. Dredging the sand plug, located about...Read More
Published on 03/16/2016
BY ZACHARY FITZGERALD zfitzgerald@daily-review.com Port officials expect the projected 8-foot crest in the Atchafalaya River to exacerbate the buildup of sediment in the Atchafalaya River Bar Channel, Port of Morgan City Executive Director Raymond “Mac” Wade said. The Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District Commission met Monday. National Weather Service forecasters expect the river to crest March 24 near 8 feet in Morgan City. As of this morning, the river was at 5.8 feet in Morgan City near the 6-foot flood stage. The forecast shows the river reaching 7.2 feet Saturday. The temporary flood protection structure is still in place on...Read More

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