Shipping Cars To Or From Port Of Fourchon
The Port of Fourchon functions as the land base for the only deep water harbor in the US. The sea port is known for the important role it plays in the petroleum industry. Over the years, cargo brought into the port and transported out has diversified beyond the oil products that made it famous. Located near Louisiana Highway 1 the port is easily accessed by road and by sea. Large vessels that number up to 400 traverse the many waterways that connect to the expansive port. To access the port, shipping companies use the Belle Pass which is bordered by rock jetties that extend further to reach the Gulf of Mexico. The Belle Pass has a width of 1200 feet and is 27 feet in depth making it ideal for large vessels often used by shipping companies.
Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples
|Shipping To/From||Cost||Distance||Estimated Time In Transit|
|New Orleans to Port Of Fourchon||$98||98 miles||1-2 days|
|Houston to Port Of Fourchon||$380||380 miles||2-4 days|
|Dallas to Port Of Fourchon||$414||552 miles||2-4 days|
|Port Of Fourchon to Louisville||$600||800 miles||3-5 days|
|Milwaukee to Port Of Fourchon||$651||1085 miles||4-6 days|
|Port Of Fourchon to Washington, D.C.||$706||1178 miles||4-6 days|
|New York to Port Of Fourchon||$839||1399 miles||4-6 days|
|Boston to Port Of Fourchon||$971||1619 miles||5-7 days|
*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and what type of vehicle you are shipping.
Ideal car shipping facilities at Port Fourchon
Shipping cars to or from Port of Fourchonhas been made easy because of the state-of-the-art facilities at the sea port. Sitting on an expansive 1200 acres, the port has various properties set up to meet the needs of auto transport companies. It does not matter whether your company ships small or large vehicles such as SUVs; the port has the appropriate infrastructure in place for you.
The demand for property on the port led to the expansion of the northern area. The increase in developments contributed to the rise of in the number of trucks that use the sea port daily. As at now the number of truck carriers that make their way to Port Fourchon on a daily basis is approximately 1200. Auto shipping companies have also benefited from the expansion as they can pickup and drop off vehicles with ease. For vehicle owners, the expanded port shortens the process of shipping allowing your car to be delivered to your new location faster.
Why ship through Port Fourchon?
Residents of nearby cities and towns can enjoy the convenience of shipping cars to or from Port of Fourchon. We provide auto transport services to Houma, River Ridge, New Orleans, Thibodaux, and nearby towns. If you live in Terrytown, Marrero, Estelle and Jefferson, you can still access our services to and from the Port. Our services are not limited to transporting vehicles within the port. We can ship to international destinations as well.
Whether you prefer container shipping or RoRo, our facilities at the sea port are suitable for you. Shipping a vehicle by container is cheaper and ideal for car owners that want their shipping handled fully by our company. Alternatively, Roll on roll off shipping requires a driver to deliver the car into the ship and bring it out at the final destination. Both these shipping options are offered by A1 Auto Transport.
Talk to us!
Shipping cars to or from Port of Fourchon nationwide and internationally is part of what we do. If you live in the cities surrounding the port and plan to ship your vehicle, reach out to our sales team. For more information on car shipment to and from Louisiana, read here!
Written By:Joe Webster
Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.
After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.
With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.