Alcoa receives spent anode butts that are crushed and mixed with calcined coke and coal tar to form new electrodes. These electrodes are shipped to Canada for use in electric furnaces in processing aluminum. Approximately 650,000 tons are handled at this facility annually.
Dongsung International, Inc., is well established as a world leading force in the development and manufacturing of many types of insulation, specializing in Cryogenic insulation. The Lake Charles facility caters to the cryogenic industry and aspirations of the USA based LNG companies along with the full range of traditional insulation materials and service, such as hot, cold, personal protection and acoustics.
Dynamic Industries, Inc. (dii), a privately owned company headquartered in New Iberia, LA, has evolved over the last twenty years to become one of the leading fabrication and related field services companies serving the upstream and downstream sectors in the energy field. Dynamic Industries, Inc. has over 2000 employees, working in excess of 4,500,000 man-hours per year, domestically and throughout the world. dii is currently operating and executing projects in Nigeria, Angola, Venezuela and Trinidad. In order to further increase its existing resources to support the oil and gas industry and the active refinery expansion sector, Dynamic Industries, Inc. (dii) entered into a long term lease to develop a fabrication facility in Lake Charles, which is expected to create 600 new jobs.
Firestone presently handles approximately 50,000 tons of rubber through the port’s warehouses. This is all domestic rubber that is delivered to the port by rail for distribution via rail and truck to facilities in Canada, North Carolina and other destinations.
G2X Energy will produce 12,500 barrels per day of 87 octane gasoline using Methanol-to-Gasoline technology licensed from ExxonMobil Research and Engineering. The plant will convert approximately 130 million standard cubic feet per day of dry natural gas into methanol, then convert methanol to conventional gasoline.
Gearbulk Inc. is the world’s largest integrated forest products carrier. In August of 2004, Gearbulk established an import forest products terminal at the Port of Lake Charles where forest products from Brazil, Argentina, and later Europe such as lumber, plywood, wood pulp and fencing materials are imported for customers throughout the United States.
The $700 million hotel and casino features 740 luxury hotel rooms and suites; an 18-hole championship golf course; a world-class spa; extensive retail options; an 18,000 square-foot ballroom; 30,000 square feet of meeting space; a one-of-a-kind pool; private beach front and marina; and a number of Landry’s signature restaurants. An innovative casino floor featuring 70 table games, a state-of-the-art poker room, and 1,600 of the world’s newest slot machines redefines the gaming experience across the industry.
L’Auberge Lake Charles Casino Resort, a Pinnacle Entertainment property, opened on Memorial Day Weekend of 2005. The facility is located on Port of Lake Charles land at the mouth of Contraband Bayou off I-210 at Nelson Road. The riverboat casino is the largest single-deck riverboat of its kind in the world and the only single-deck riverboat in the state. The vessel is 225 feet wide and 330 feet long, with an approximate gross gaming area of 48,490 square feet, including 60 table games and over 1,600 slot machines.
Magnolia LNG is a mid-scale LNG export project, with four liquefaction units (trains) and will produce up to 8 million metric tons per year of LNG. The project is located on the Industrial Canal’s Turning Basin. Magnolia LNG will receive natural gas through an existing Kinder Morgan Louisiana Pipeline. The gas will be treated, liquefied and stored onsite. The LNG will then be loaded onto LNG carriers for export overseas; LNG carriers and barges for domestic marine distribution; and LNG trucks for road distribution to LNG refueling stations in Louisiana and the surrounding states.
Port Aggregates leases this facility from the Port of Lake Charles. Approximately 900,000/1,000,000 tons of limestone are imported annually from Mexico. This limestone is crushed and used for road construction material.
This terminal is located on the right bank of the Calcasieu Lake bypass channel 2.0 miles above the mouth of Black Lake Bay in Cameron Parish. The terminal will provide two LNG ship berths.
Chicago Bridge & Iron Company, a state-of-the-art module fabrication and assembly facility has been constructed on 300 acres of Port Property at Big Lake and Lincoln Roads. Shaw’s new module fabrication facility will primarily produce structural, piping and equipment modules for new nuclear power plants. Based upon current estimated requirements for these modules, the facility will employ 1,400 workers or more at full capacity.’
Southern Union Trunkline Company leases land from the Port of Lake Charles. Approximately 3,500,000/5,000,000 tons of liquefied natural gas are imported yearly from Algeria. In 2005, the facility expanded its capacity and leased additional property from the Port. Annual tonnage received at this facility is expected to double over the next five years.
Other Port Tenants
Alcoa Specialty Chemicals
Arrow Terminals, Inc.
Associated Marine Services dba Ace Marine Services
BG LNG Services
Big Lake Fuels, LLC
Calcasieu Lime, LLC
Calcasieu Parish Police Jury
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office
Cal Western Packaging Corporation
Cameron LNG, LLC
CB&I (Shaw Modular Solutions, LLC)
Crowley Marine Services, Inc.
Driftwood LNG LLC
Dongsung Finetec America, LLC
Dynamic Industries, Inc. (“Dii”)
Federal Marine Terminals, Inc.
Firestone Polymers, LLC
Francis Drilling Fluids Ltd
General Service Administration – U. S. Customs
Geo Specialty Chemicals, Inc.
Golden Nugget Lake Charles (formerly Creative Casinos of Louisiana/Ameristar Casino Lake Charles)
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
IFG Port Holdings, LLC
International Fumigators, Inc.
Kaiser Francis Oil Company
Lake Charles LNG (Trunkline LNG)
Louisiana Pigment Co., LP (Kronos)
Louisiana Unwired, LLC -Sprint/Nextel Property Services
Marine Spill Response Corporation
Martin Operating Partnership (formerly Talen’s Marine)
Maxim Crane Works (Anthony Crane Rental, Inc.)
Phillips 66 Company
PNK (Lake Charles), LLC
Port Aggregates, Inc.
Port Rail, Inc.
PPG Industries, Inc.
ReadyMat US LC
Reid & Company
Sam’s East, Inc. (Sam’s Club)
Sasol North America
Society of the Roman Catholic Church of the Diocese of Lake Charles (Seafarer’s Center)
St. Charles Gaming Company LLC dba Isle of Capri Casino Lake Charles