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Newsflash

  • Next meeting of Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District will be Monday, November 09, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
  • As per Navigation Bulletin No. 20-189 dated October 6, 2020, construction of the new south side chamber guidewall of the Bayou Boeuf Lock has been extended through May 31, 2020 and will continue to be closed M-T during daylight hours.

  • “Don’t forget to respond to the 2020 Census!”  Your answers matter.  https://www.census.gov/

Dredge Watch

Atchafalaya River Crewboat Cut/Bay/Bar - Currently working to award new contract for shoaling in these areas. Expected Award summer of 2020.

Bayou Chene - Contract is being delayed because funding was reduced by approximately $10+ million to to supplement funding for significant overruns caused by extreme high water on Contract 18-C-0051. 

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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.

 

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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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National Waterways Conference Gulf Ports Assoc of the Americas Louisiana Industrial Develpment Esecutives Assoc Ports Association of Louisiana Gulf Intracostal Canal Association Inland Rivers Ports and Terminals US Coast Guard Houma

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