Port of Vicksburg
One of America's top inland ports
your company is looking for quick
access connections and facilities inland, look to
Vicksburg and Warren County.
between Memphis and New Orleans on the Mississippi
River, Vicksburg has been a key river port since the
owned and operated by
and the Warren County Port Commission began in 1968
and has risen to be one of the top inland Ports in America. In 2004,
was ranked 11th among U. S. Inland Ports
based on trip ton miles.
Truck traffic alone is in excess of 165,000
plus trucks annually.
The annual tonnage imported and exported is
approximately 800,000 to 900,000 tons.
The above 1,200 jobs does not include the many
truck drivers, boat operators and rail employees
working to maintain the Port
of Vicksburg. The Port
is approximately 55 acres with a potential 600 acres available for future development.
is utilized at the
. The branch office in
, operated by TSA, is located at
1401 Adams Street
. For more information or to obtain a TWIC card,
please call the TWIC Help Desk at 1-866-347-8942 or
(please hyperlink the web address). Click here
to check the status of your card.
Port of Vicksburg has twenty-one business and
industries operating at the Port employing over 4,000
Port is a designated Foreign
Zone, Port of Entry, and maintains a United States
on a slack-water harbor, this 422-acre (and growing)
port consists of a harbor channel 9550 feet long, with
minimum 300-foot width, and 12-foot minimum depth.
An approach channel 4850 feet long with 150-foot
minimum width and 12-foot minimum depth, connects the
harbor channel to Vicksburg Harbor.
Port maintains a 150-ton crane, two 15-ton overhead
cranes, all-weather loading and unloading, and 129,000
square feet of insured and sprinklered warehouse
rail and road loop allows direct access from barge to
truck to rail. Liquid warehouse facilities,
barge fleeting, and marshalling services, and barge
cleaning and refurbishing services are available.
project to enlarge the Yazoo Diversion Canal, our
entrance to the Port, just been completed to
accommodate our Port resident industries.
Need River Frontage?
Warren County Port
Commission, in an effort to create more industrial
sites, developed the Ceres
Research and Industrial Interplex, The
1340-acre park's location on Interstate 20, just 30
minutes from Jackson and 10 miles from Vicksburg,
makes it an ideal industrial center for
mid-Mississippi and the mid-South.
drill administered by the 47th Civil Support
Team (WMD) from the State of
Mississippi National Guard
was held in
to ascertain the communitiesí strengths and
exercise took months of planning and those
participating included the FBI, City and County
Law enforcement, the United States Coast Guard,
City of Vicksburg Fire Departments, the
Mississippi Highway Patrol, the Department of
Homeland Security, Mississippi Emergency
Management Agency, American Red Cross, the
Mississippi Department of Health, the U. S. Army
Corps of Engineers, the Salvation Army, River
Region Health System, the National Park Service,
the Kansas City Railroad,
the Vicksburg-Warren School District, the
majority of businesses and industries at and
around the Port of Vicksburg and the river
front, plus many others
date, there has been NO breach of security at or
tenants and surrounding companies meet quarterly
with local law enforcement officials (City and
County), fire officials, governmental and
military officials to perfect their Action Plan
according to the Homeland Security Act mandate.
Essential information and contact numbers
necessary to response quickly and efficiently
have been compiled to ensure our industry and
businesses are aware and prepared for any
emergency to protect our port and our community.