April 2024

Port of Lake Charles cracks nation’s top 10 for cargo

By |2024-04-29T14:32:00-05:00April 18th, 2024|News|

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 [...]

February 2024

Lake Charles Methanol Announces Plan for New $3.2 Billion Manufacturing Plant in Southwest Louisiana

By |2024-02-15T11:59:35-06:00February 15th, 2024|News|

WESTLAKE, La. – Lake Charles Methanol II, LLC (LCM) announced plans to invest $3.24 billion to construct a new manufacturing plant that will produce low-carbon intensity methanol and other chemicals at the Port of Lake Charles. The company plans to use advanced auto thermal gas reforming technology and employ [...]

6 Facts That Make the Port a Global Leader

By |2024-02-15T11:46:23-06:00February 15th, 2024|News|

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 [...]

October 2023

POLC October 20, 2023 Meeting Time Change

By |2023-12-29T19:35:40-06:00October 19th, 2023|2023, News|

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 [...]

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December 2021

Study finds Calcasieu Ship Channel has multibillion-dollar economic impact

By |2022-09-29T12:35:48-05:00December 20th, 2021|2021, News|

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 [...]

Big cargo? That’s us. No problem.

By |2022-09-29T12:43:55-05:00December 7th, 2021|2021, News|

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 [...]

November 2021

Port of Lake Charles remaining vital to LNG operations

By |2022-09-29T12:50:29-05:00November 24th, 2021|2021, News|

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 [...]

October 2021

Connecting with the World

By |2022-09-29T12:55:58-05:00October 20th, 2021|2021, News|

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 [...]

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