Maps and Directions

Texas Location

The Calhoun Port Authority is located on the Western Gulf of Mexico near the mid-point of the Texas Coast. The port and related industries are part of a massive Texas chemical, refining and energy delivery complex.

Texas location
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Matagorda Ship Channel

The Matagorda Ship Channel opened to traffic in 1965 and serves hundreds of ships and barges each year. The Gulf Intracoastal Waterway intersects the channel providing barge depth linkage to the nation's inland waterway system.

Matagorda Ship Channel map
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Point Comfort Port Facilities

BARGE FLEETING DOCK
Purpose:  Barge fleeting, Bulkhead Length:  900’, Current Water Depth: 14’ MLLW

DRY BULK DOCK
Purpose:  Dry bulk, Design Vessel: 750’ LOA, Dock Length:  700’, Current Water Depth: 38’ MLLW, Dock Apron Load Limit: 650 psf uniform                    

GENERAL CARGO DOCK
Purpose:  break-bulk, liquid & heavy-lift, Design Vessel: 750’ LOA, Dock Length:  250’, Current Water Depth: 38’ MLLW, Dock Apron Load Limit: 600 psf uniform,

MULTI-PURPOSE/HEAVY-LIFT DOCK
Purpose:  Liquid cargo & heavy-lift, Design Vessel: 350’ LOA, Dock Length:  400’ at 32' Water Depth MLLW, Dock Apron Load Limit: 1,500 psf uniform,

LIQUID PRODUCT PIER-NORTH
Purpose:  Liquid cargo, Design Vessel: Panamax (810’ LOA, 75,000 DWT), Dock Length:  N/A, Current Water Depth: 38’ MLLW, Design Water Depth: 47’ MLLW, Dock Apron Load Limit: HS-20 Truck

LIQUID PRODUCT PIER-SOUTH
Purpose:  Liquid cargo, Design Vessel: Panamax (810’ LOA, 75,000 DWT), Dock Length:  N/A, Current Water Depth: 38’ MLLW, Design Water Depth: 47’ MLLW, Dock Apron Load Limit: HS-20 Truck


Point Comfort Port Facilities map

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Driving Directions to Port Administrative Offices

FROM HOUSTON: Take US 59 south to Ganado; turn left on Texas 172 and travel 23 miles; turn right on Texas 35 and travel 7 miles to traffic light in Point Comfort; turn left on FM 1593 and travel south two miles to Port Gate 2.

FROM VICTORIA: Take US 87 south to Port Lavaca; turn left on Texas 35 and travel 8 miles to Point Comfort; turn right on FM 1593 and travel south two miles to Port Gate 2.

Driving Directions to Port Administrative Offices
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If you would like to contact the Calhoun Port Authority, or if you are interested in utilizing the world-class Calhoun Port Authority to accommodate your transportation needs, please contact us today.