About

About the West Cal Port

Productivity is the key to being successful, and what better way to achieve that success factor than by utilizing the land and water assets of the 190-acre West Calcasieu Port. Located on the busiest section of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, the port offers substantial real estate options for lease or building to suit your needs.

Located midway between Houston and New Orleans, the West Calcasieu Port is easily accessible by Interstate 10 and a host of Louisiana highways and by-ways.

If waterway is your means of travel, then look no further; you  have arrived. Conveniently located 20 miles from the Cameron Jetties at the Gulf of Mexico and two miles miles west of the Calcasieu River Ship Channel, the West Calcasieu Port anchors the GIWW as it enables shallow-water maritime transportation from Texas to Florida without exposure to the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico. It’s all about convenience and dependability—and that’s what the West Calcasieu Port has to offer.

Southwest Louisiana can also offer your business a variety of solutions to increase your profitability. Along with its booming industrial community, Southwest Louisiana’s rural areas are overflowing with possible expansion opportunities. Nowhere else in the state can get you as close to the action and yet, stay grounded enough to meet your immediate needs.  Dock here with us and experience all that the West Calcasieu Port has to offer.

Port Mission

The mission of the West Calcasieu Port is to effectively serve the local community and its customers by creating jobs and business opportunities in the region through responsible management of port assets in an environmentally sensitive manner.

Port History

The West Calcasieu Port Harbor and Terminal District was formed by the Louisiana Legislature in 1964. In 2004 the name was formally changed to the West Calcasieu Port. The West Calcasieu Port encompasses a significant portion of western Calcasieu Parish. The WCP owns a facility (the “Port”) at which commercial activity takes place and is the present center of the Port’s growth and economic development.