Beaumont port is a seaport located in Beaumont, Texas, in the United States. The port is owned and operated by the City of Beaumont and is located on the Neches River, approximately 90 miles (140 km) from the Gulf of Mexico.
The port is a deep-water port with a channel depth of 40 feet (12 m), capable of handling ships up to Panamax size. The port handles a variety of cargo, including crude oil, petrochemicals, grains, and lumber. In 2019, the Port of Beaumont handled a record cargo totaling 73.6 million tons. The port is the fourth largest in the United States in total tonnage.
The Port of Beaumont is served by two railroads, Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe, and several major highways, including Interstate 10, U.S. Highway 90, and State Highway 73. The port has two container terminals, one operated by the Port of Beaumont and the other by the Texas International Terminals. The Port of Beaumont also operates a general and bulk cargo terminal.
The following are the export/import requirements of the Port of Beaumont:
- All shipments must be properly documented and labeled.
- All shipments must be inspected by a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer before export.
- All exports must comply with U.S. export laws and regulations.
- Certain items may require an export license from the U.S. Department of Commerce or the U.S. Department of State.
- Certain items may be subject to export controls imposed by the U.S. government and may require an export license from the relevant agency.
- Certain items may be subject to trade sanctions imposed by the U.S. government and may require a license from the Office of Foreign Assets Control.
- Certain items may be restricted for export from the United States due to environmental, health, or safety concerns.
- Certain items may be restricted or prohibited for export to specific countries due to U.S. trade sanctions or other reasons.
Address1225 Main Street PO Box 2297 Beaumont, TX United States
Port AuthorityPort of Beaumont
Coordinates30º 4′ 54” N, -94º -5′ -12” W
Channel36 – 40 feet 11 – 12.2 meters
Cargo Pier26 – 30 feet 7.1 – 9.1 meters
Anchorage26 – 30 feet 7.1 – 9.1 meters
Oil Terminal26 – 30 feet 7.1 – 9.1 meters
Max Vessel SizeOver 500 feet in length
Harbor TypeRiver Natural
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