2017 will go down as a good year for U.S. trade growth, but that’s coming on the heels of a rarity — two successive years of decline, something that had only happened once before in at least a quarter century. Here is a look at the 10 U.S. seaports where […]
Carl Krielow and Thomas Lorenzi have been appointed by Governor John Bel Edwards to the Board of Commissioners of the Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District, which operates the Port of Lake Charles. An attorney with Lorenzi & Barnatt, Lorenzi was named as the 2007 Distinguished Attorney by the Louisiana […]
Former Westlake mayor Dudley Dixon was elected 2017–2018 president of the board of commissioners of the Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District, which operates the Port of Lake Charles. Other new board officers are Mike Eason of Merrill Lynch, vice president; John LeBlanc of Phillips 66, secretary-treasurer; and Elcie Guillory, […]
In celebration of September as National Rice Month, the Calcasieu-Cameron Rice Growers sponsored the 20th Annual Rice Cook-Off on Wed., Sept. 20 at the Port of Lake Charles. The Port hosted the event and sponsored the awards luncheon. Family and Consumer Science students from seventeen area middle schools and high schools participated in the event. First place […]
Lake Charles, La.—The board of commissioners of the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District has appointed Richert Self as Deputy Executive Director of the Port of Lake Charles. He will serve as deputy to Executive Director Bill Rase. Self has been part of the Port of Lake Charles administration since […]
The Port provides safe harbor for all vessels at no charge on a first come, first serve basis until it has no additional occupancy. It provided refuge for 130 to 150 such vessels during Hurricanes Ike and Gustav. Download the Port of Lake Charles Hurricane Plan: Hurricane Plan 2018
In this issue: Dr. Burckel Selected As McNeese President, Calcasieu Ship Channel Impacts, Updates on Southern Ionics and Lake Charles Methanol and more. Click here to view the newsletter and click here to sign up for future issues.
Consider This: Support the Calcasieu Ship Channel From John Ware, KPLC-TV To view video, click here. The Calcasieu Ship Channel is vital to our economy. Estimates are that 36,000 jobs and 46 cents out of every dollar in your pocket comes from ship channel-related activities. Our industries rely on the […]
The following presentation was given by the Port of Lake Charles to the Louisiana Gas & Oil Association. Please click here to view.
Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District board of commissioner, Elcie J. Guillory, was honored with this year’s Charles A. Downing Humanitarian Award on Oct. 21. The award was presented by Nancy Sanner and Mark Judson. The prestigious award was presented by the SWLA Law Center, and it is named for […]