You’ll be impressed with the Port of Port Arthur’s transportation support system. Upon arrival at the port, your cargo can utilize an extensive array of Barge Waterways, Railroad, Roadways, and Ocean Carriers.
POPA is equipped to handle any type breakbulk general cargo. Positioned to competitively handle any type commodity West of the Mississippi River.
Barge Shipping Routes
Port of Port Arthur is strategically located midway on the barge shipping routes of the intracoastal waterway that extends from St. Marks, FL to Brownsville, TX. The Sabine-Neches Ship Channel is part of that system with channel depths to safely accommodate large petro-chemical tankers and cargo ships. The Port is 19 miles from the Gulf of Mexico with 24-hour channel and dock accessibility.
Port of Port Arthur is directly connected to the KCS Railroad providing direct rail services originating from or destined for major North American markets. Through reciprocal switching and trackage rights the Port easily handles cargo connections to the east with NS Railroads; and to the west and northwest with UP and BNSF Railroads. Tex Mex and TFM extends our services into Mexico.