• Next meeting of Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District will be Monday, October 10, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

Dredge Watch

Atchafalaya River Crewboat Cut/Bay/Bar - Dredge Alaska returned to dredging Atchafalaya River upper Bar Channel on August 20th and completed February 5, 2022.

Atchafalaya River Bar Channel - Contract awarded to BRICE Civil Constructors September, 2018, Dredge Arulaq has been on site since January 1, 2020 and operating satisfactory.  The contractor is in the "Acute Remediation Phase" and will continue dredging operations 24/7 until project depth is achieved at 1.2 maximum density throughout the fluid column.

Berwick Harbor - Dredge Captain Frank completed Berwick Bay Harbor dredging operation December 22,2021.

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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.



POMCbrochure2The 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.

Latest News

  • Corps officials visit Dredge Arulaq at Port of Morgan City
    Corps officials visit Dredge...
    Corps officials from Civil Works out of Washington DC, along with Corp officials from New Orleans, Lafayette and Memphis visited the Port of Morgan City on March 8th to witness a firsthand...
  • Annual Message to...
    As we begin 2022, the Port of Morgan City is pleased to deliver our annual report for the year 2021 to you!  Click here to view photos of beneficial use sites where dredge material has been placed and...
      Seated (left to right):  Mike Hillman, Manager, Morgan City Property Holdings LLC; Joseph Cain, President, Port of Morgan City Standing (left to right):  Gerard Bourgeois, Port of Morgan City...


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