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Cargo Statistics & Financial Reports

Download information about the Port’s cargo tonnage and financial information:

2019 Financial Report
2018 Financial Report
2017 Financial Report
2016 Financial Report

The Port of Lake Charles is nationally recognized for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), which is presented by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada. It honors government units and public employee retirement systems whose comprehensive annual financial reports achieve “the highest standards in government accounting and financial reporting.”

This prestigious award requires that organizations supplement their financial reports with data and research to provide a wider scope of information than what is contained in an annual financial report.


2021 Breakbulk Americas

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 [...]

Calcasieu Ship Channel Funding Management Board Meeting 3/18/2021

Public Notice Public Notice is hereby given that the Calcasieu Ship Channel Funding Management Board will hold a public meeting on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. in the Board Room of the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District (Port of Lake Charles), 1611 [...]


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 [...]

Passage to the Sea: The Port’s Rich History

It was the late 19th century in Lake Charles, Louisiana — a prosperous waterside oasis amid what was once a no-man’s land. The lumber business was booming. Agriculture was thriving. Commerce was moving on the waterways.

The fledgling city’s business and community leaders petitioned the U.S. War Department for a deeper channel to better move traffic on the Calcasieu River.

The pleas went unheeded, but others were already taking notice

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The Port is pleased to accept invitations whenever possible to address groups and gatherings about its role as a longtime anchor of the Southwest Louisiana economy. If you’re interested in scheduling a speaker, please call Bernadette Courville of the port director’s office at (337) 493-3567.

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