Port Arthur, Texas

The Port of Port Arthur is a modern break bulk facility port in the Gulf of Mexico, handling more than 350,000 tons of forest products per year. Other cargos include but not limited to, steel, military and project cargo, and state-of-the-art wood pellet handling facility. The Port is recognized as the third strategic U.S Military discharge and loading facility.

Specifications and services

Location: Sabine-Neches Ship Channel – Gulf Intercoastal Waterway Mile Marker 285 (29°51’37.87″ N, 93°56’24.69″ W)

Size: 100 acres / 247 hectares

Water Depth: 40 feet / 12.2 meters

Berths & Length: 4 berths, measuring 3,210 feet / 978 meters; 1 berth for RoRo measuring 80 feet / 24 meters wide and 850 feet / 259 meters long

Cranes: 1 – 75 ton gantry crane

Truck Lanes & Scales: 2 gates, scales adjacent to facility

Rail Services: KCS with reciprocal switching or trackage rights with BNSF and UP

Highway Access: I-10 East and West

Cargos / Commodities Handled:

  • Forest Products
  • Steel Products
  • General Cargo
  • RoRo
  • Military

Other facility facts

Heavy Lift Service: Water derrick available on request

Transit Shed: 5 measuring 512,500 square feet / 47,613 square meters total

Automated Appointment System: Telephonic appointment system