Capabilities & Facilities
The Atchafalaya River is maintained at a depth of 12 feet by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. At the Port, the channel is approximately 1,000 feet wide, providing ample clearances for anchorage and fleeting. Adjacent to the Port area, the depth of the river is 100 feet.
The general cargo dock is a T-dock 145 feet wide that extends 220 feet into the Atchafalaya River with a 25-foot wide roadway. A 16,000 sq. ft., warehouse/transit shed is located adjacent to the dock. Available cleared property is in close proximity. Roads are in place and utilities available for immediate location.
6 Docks are being operated at the Port at this time
- Products handled are oil and grain
- Current tonnage figures show 2.8 million tons of cargo (Liquid & Dry Bulk)
- Businesses operating at the Port employ about 270 people
- The Atchafalaya River is maintained at a depth of 12 feet by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
- The Port Channel is approximately 1000 ft. wide providing ample clearances for anchorage and fleeting
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