The Port and the Calcasieu Ship Channel offer reliable shipping with proven historical performance—and are prepared for future growth. More than $108 billion in industrial projects have been recently completed, underway or announced on and around the Port and Calcasieu Ship Channel areas because of their capabilities and capacity, making it one of the fastest growing gulf coast ports in the United States.


The Port of Lake Charles partners offers dependable, efficient solutions for shippers worldwide. Our capacity, capability, and location along the central U.S. Gulf Coast make us ideal for breakbulk, heavy-lift, specialty, project and agricultural cargoes.


The Port of Lake Charles has ideal sites for transportation and industrial uses that are available for lease. These sites offer direct access to the Gulf of Mexico via the carefully maintained Calcasieu Ship Channel.

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

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 [...]

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