September 2021

2021 Breakbulk Americas

By |2022-09-29T14:47:05-05:00September 22nd, 2021|2020, News|

The Port of Lake Charles offers world-class facilities and capacity to efficiently handle breakbulk 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 the U.S. Gulf Coast. [...]

March 2021


By |2022-10-31T12:54:38-05:00March 15th, 2021|2020, Meeting|

Public Notice is hereby given that the Calcasieu Ship Channel Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting on: Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at 10:00 AM Port of Lake Charles Board Room 1611 West Sallier Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601 Live streaming on the Port’s YouTube and Facebook page will [...]

November 2020

September 2020

Truckloads of Recovery Aid from Port of New Orleans and CRC Global Solutions

By |2022-09-29T14:56:09-05:00September 27th, 2020|2020|

The Port has received a very generous donation from the Port of New Orleans and CRC Global Solutions. Three truckloads arrived today with cases of water, buckets, tarps, sacks for debris removal, diapers, wipes, household items and other supplies. From left are Kevin Simien, Operator, Port of Lake [...]

August 2020

Therrance Chretien to lead cargo, trade development

By |2022-10-31T13:01:28-05:00August 2nd, 2020|2020|

Therrance Chretien has been named director of cargo and trade development at the Port of Lake Charles. The appointment was announced by Richert Self, port director, at this week's meeting of the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District's board of commissioners. Chretien previously served as deputy director of operations. He [...]

Get a plan before a hurricane threatens

By |2022-10-31T13:02:52-05:00August 2nd, 2020|2020|

PREPARE EARLY: The Port regularly sees plenty of big things coming in from the Gulf of Mexico. From time to time, however, they're not impressive cargo ships — they’re dangerous, destructive storms. Hurricane season is under way. The Port offers tips from FEMA on how households can prepare now [...]

Richert Self now in place as Port’s executive director

By |2022-10-31T13:06:00-05:00August 2nd, 2020|2020|

Richert L. "Ricky" Self has formally taken command as executive director of the Port of Lake Charles. He has been with the Port since 2003, serving most recently as deputy executive director. Self's longtime oversight of finances during his tenure at the Port has led to multiple national commendations [...]

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