The Natchez -Adams County Port
is located on the river frontage beneath the towering 200-foot tall
Natchez Bluff. Millennia ago the loess bluff stopped the eastward
progress of the river in its tracks, forcing it to back into its
ordained descent to the Gulf of Mexico.
At Mile Marker 361.5 AHP, the
Port's Terminal is paralleled by a natural
deep water channel that allows for year round operations under all
but highly unusual circumstances.
The Port is served by Natchez Railroad,LLC
(NTZR) connecting with the Canadian National Railroad. in
Brookheaven, and by U.S. Highways 61, 98, and 84 intersect in
Natchez connecting the Port with Interstate 10, 20 and 55. The
terminal consists of two cargo docks, one liquid transfer dock and
one Roll On Roll Off site.
Equipment inventory includes
cranes LR 2180 Liebherr rated 300 tons, American 9720 rated 125
tons, and LInkbelt ABS 218 rated 100 tons. Roll paper clamps and
bale clamps are available. The Port has one 4150 Track mobile rail
car mover, one 46-yard bulk transfer hopper, two clamshell buckets,
two log grapples and one riprap/scrap grapple..''.
Ample berthing of 800 feet allows
for multitask operation at cargo docks, and Cargo warehousing can be
The Port specializes in handling
unitized, palletized, containerize, dry bulk liquid, baled, heavy lifts and Roll on Roll off cargo.
The Natchez-Adams County Port
Industrial Park is part of the Port's responsibilities. Located
within the Park are national and regional industries. The Park is
near capacity, with only a few tracts remaining. All tracts have
direct road and rail access to the terminal. Truck access to the
Park is excellent and improving.
For more information about the
Port and the Port Industrial Park
contact the Port Director Anthony Hauer at 1.877.870.8054 or
click here for a contact form.