Port of Baton Rouge

Container

Breakbulk

Bulk
Contact

P.O. Box 320
1940 Tower Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70767
225.387.0971

Keith Palmisano
Keith.Palmisano@portsamerica.com

Terry Gros
Terry.Gros@portsamerica.com

Size

12 acres of marshalling yard

525,000 sq. feet of covered transit sheds

50,000 sq. feet of open shipside storage

Water Depth 45 linear feet
Berths 3 berths
Cranes (1) shore crane (capacity 30 metric tons)
Access Direct access to I-10
Yard Storage Capacity 1,000,000 sq. feet of warehouses and transit sheds
25 acres of paved open space for lay down of steel and project cargo
Rail Road Access

On-dock rail

Rail serviced by the Union Pacific Rail Road and direct access to I-10

Security

100% secure terminal

TWIC compliant

General

Ports America is the largest and most experienced terminal operator, stevedore, steamship agency and line handler in the Port of Baton Rouge. Ports America has been the port’s primary general cargo stevedore and terminal operator since 1955.

The docks provide deep-water (45 feet) access to 3,000 linear feet of wharf space for the handling of cargoes such as forest and paper products, heavy lifts, steel, bagged goods, bulk sugar, and other general cargo.