Port of Greater Baton Rouge

Port Inland Rivers Marine Term



The Inland Rivers Marine Terminal (IRMT) is located on a slack water barge canal off the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, approximately 2.5 miles from from the port's deepwater complex and the Mississippi River. The IRMT is ideally situated for barge traffic via the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and the Mississippi River Inland Waterway System.

  • Moving south down the Mississippi River, the IRMT is located at the northernmost point of entry into the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.
  • Moving west into the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, shipments from the Inland Rivers Marine Terminal easily make the trip to Houston.
  • Moving west into the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway into the Atchafalaya Basin and up the Atchafalaya River to the Red River, the Inland Rivers Marine Terminal allows easy access to Shreveport, LA.
  • Moving north into the Mississippi River System, the Inland Rivers Marine Terminal allows access to the river ports of Memphis, St. Louis and all the way to Chicago and Pittsburg. 

The IRMT can be accessed by Louisiana Highway 1 and is approximately three miles from U.S. Interstate 10.

U.S. Interstates 110, 12, 49, 55 and 59 are all in close proximity to the terminal.

There is easy access to the terminal from U.S. Highways 61, 65 and 190.