• Special meeting of Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District will be Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 8:30 a.m.
  • Next meeting of Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District will be Monday, December 13, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
  • As per Navigation Bulletin No. 21-130 dated November 4, 2021, construction of the new south side chamber guidewall of the Bayou Boeuf Lock has been extended through February 28, 2022 and will be closed M-F from 7AM-7PM.

Dredge Watch

Atchafalaya River Crewboat Cut/Bay/Bar - Dredge Alaska returned to dredging Atchafalaya River upper Bar Channel on August 20th and estimated completion is January 15, 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 will arrive in Berwick Bay Harbor and begin the dredging operation in mid-November.

Navigation Condition Surveys can be found HERE

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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.



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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