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Welcome to the Port of Lake Charles News Hub, where we bring you the latest updates and insights on maritime activities, industry trends, and regional developments. Stay informed about our port’s dynamic ecosystem, featuring articles on cargo handling, infrastructure enhancements, and collaborative efforts driving economic growth. Your gateway to maritime excellence starts here.

Port of Lake Charles cracks nation’s top 10 for cargo
Port of Lake Charles cracks nation’s top 10 for cargo
Major gains in cargo have made the Port of Lake Charles one of the top 10 busiest ports in the nation. The new ranking is by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers waterborne commerce statistics for 2022. Here is the latest top-10 list: 1.     Houston 2.     South Louisiana 3.     Corpus Christi 4.     New York/New Jersey[…]
Overhead shot of the Port of Lake Charles in the Gulf of Mexico
6 Facts That Make the Port a Global Leader
The Port of Lake Charles, nestled in the heart of Louisiana, stands as a vital economic engine for the region. As one of the busiest ports on the United States Gulf Coast, it plays a crucial role in facilitating trade, supporting industries, and driving economic growth. Let’s delve into 10[…]
POLC October 20, 2023 Meeting Time Change
The Special Meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District scheduled for October 20, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. has been cancelled and rescheduled for Friday, October 20, 2023 at 3:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held in the Board Room located at 1611 W.[…]
POLC April 24, 2023 Meeting Cancelled
The Regular Meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District scheduled for Monday, April 24, 2023 has been cancelled and rescheduled for Thursday, April 27, 2023. Notice Document
POLC February 27, 2023 Meeting Reschedule
The Regular Meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District scheduled for Monday, February 27, 2023 has been cancelled rescheduled for Wednesday, March 1, 2023. Notice Document
Ship coming through the Calcasieu Ship Channel at the Port of Lake Charles
Study finds Calcasieu Ship Channel has multibillion-dollar economic impact
LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana—The Calcasieu Ship Channel drives $39 billion of the U.S. Gross Domestic Product and two-thirds of the Gross Domestic Product of Calcasieu and Cameron parishes. Those are among the findings of a new study commissioned by Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District (LCH&TD).  The study states that the[…]
Big cargo at the Port of Lake Charles in Louisiana
Big cargo? That’s us. No problem.
The Port of Lake Charles handles it—and we’re ready to handle yours. For nearly a century, the Port has offered deepwater access at the center of the Gulf of Mexico—with expansive concrete laydown aprons, and the ability to send cargo deep into America by on-site rail and the adjacent interstate[…]
Fox 29 Now at Nine news clip on the LNG Operations at the Port of Lake Charles
Port of Lake Charles remaining vital to LNG operations
Watch the video here. By Jade Moreau Published: Nov. 23, 2021 at 9:43 PM CST|Updated: 14 hours ago Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) – Southwest Louisiana is quickly becoming the largest exporter of LNG, and many of those operations are done at the Port of Lake Charles. Southwest Louisiana is a center of[…]
Breakbulk cargo being unloaded at the Port of Lake Charles
Connecting with the World
The Port of Lake Charles offers world-class facilities and capacity to efficiently handle breakbulk, project, bagged, specialty and other cargoes of all ranges. Dependable deepwater access, shore power, on-site rail service and multi-lane access to nearby interstate highways all make the Port of Lake Charles a destination of choice on[…]
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