Port of Greater Baton Rouge

Port Cargo Handling

Cargo Handling

The Port of Greater Baton Rouge offers diverse cargo-handling facilities, experienced personal service, a strategic location and flexibility. Import or export, the port can move virtually any product domesticaly and worldwide.

"Diverse facilites and exceptional, flexible service best describes the way we approach cargo handling at the Port of Greater Baton Rouge. We can handle a wide range of products -- from molasses, pipe, and steel to fuel oil and more.  We're also committed to continually adding and improving services. Full-service transportation connectivity is our goal."

Greg Johnson
Director of Business Development
Port of Greater Baton Rouge

For more information, contact Greg Johnson
Director of Business Development, 225.342.1660; email: johnsong@portgbr.com

Break Bulk

The Port of Greater Baton Rouge is considered a leader among U.S. Gulf Coast ports in the handling of unitized or palletized cargo. Located at the 370-acre deepwater complex, the general cargo docks have earned a world-wide reputation for handling break bulk. For the best in efficiency and damage-free handling, the Port of Greater Baton Rouge is an excellent choice when it comes to:

  • Pipe
  • Rail
  • Logs
  • Plywood
  • Lumber
  • Paper products


Bulk cargo storage and transfer at the Port of Greater Baton Rouge takes place at  the deepwater complex or the Inland Rivers Marine Terminal. Along with facilities for varied agriculture and steel products, the complex includes a sugar storage and distribution facility with two 40,000 sq.ft. warehouses and a 900-foot conveyor system.

  • Agriculture:  flour, grain, soybeans, sugar, corn
  • Ores: barites, bauxites, coal, coke
  • Steel: coils, pipe, rail

Horizon Milling - www.horizonmilling.com  
Louis Dreyfus Commodities - www.ldcommodities.com 



Liquid Bulk

The Port of Greater Baton Rouge handles storage and distribution of liquid bulk products at its deepwater complex through a number of companies located on site.  These companies include Westway Terminal Company, Inc., and Petroleum Fuel & Terminal Company.

  • Molasses
  • Liquid Chemicals
  • Glycol-based products
  • Fuel Oil
  • Asphalt
  • Carbon Black
  • Animal Feed Supplements

Westway Terminal Company - www.westway.com
World Terminals Inc., Centerpoint Terminal - 

Specialty Cargo

The Port of Greater Baton Rouge's deepwater complex and its Inland Rivers Marine Terminal are equipped to handle a variety of specialty cargo and heavy lift projects. Industries in the petrochemical corridor regularly utilize the port because of this capability. 

  • Project Cargo
  • Specialty Equipment
  • Transformers
  • Vessels
  • Ro/Ro Cargo

Katoen Natie - www.katoennatie.com