Port Information

There is no better place to put your money or your industry than the Port of Iberia in New Iberia, Louisiana.

Located near the Louisiana coast between New Orleans and Houston, the Port of Iberia is a 4,000 acre industrial and manufacturing site surrounding a man-made port complex. The port has access to the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and the Gulf of Mexico through its own Commercial Canal and has access to the Mississippi River through major ports in Baton Rouge and New Orleans.


  • 5Gulf of Mexico Access
  • 5Road and Rail Access
  • 5Skilled Labor Force
  • 5Pro Business Community
  • 5Great Place to Live, Work and Play
  • 5Incentives to Attract New Industries

Intermodal Transportation

Future corridor of I-49 is less than one mile away

L&D Railroad is on-site

Acadiana Regional Airport’s 8,000’ fully-instrumented concrete runway is within three miles

Work continues on the Acadiana Gulf of Mexico Access Channel (AGMAC) to provide 53 mile direct access to the gulf

Dock Facility

The Public Dock Facility at the Port of Iberia offers both long-term and short-term docking services including 3,000 linear feet of bulkhead load-out area, stabilized yard, electric power, water, security lighting and fencing, restrooms and parking. The Port of Iberia Marina offers 22 boat slips, both covered and uncovered for recreational and commercial vessels. Short-term moorings are available.

The seven parish Acadiana region, home of the Port of Iberia, draws from a population of over 600,000 for a large, well-trained workforce. The diversity is characterized by oil, natural gas, retail, healthcare, construction and tourism. Acadiana is rich in Cajun culture, agriculture, seafood, sportman’s paradise and home of Tabasco®. It’s one of the happiest places in America making it great place to live, work and play.


Berard transportation call to deliver critical shipment 

The Berard team received a call to deliver this critical cold box shipment from New Iberia, LA, to Brunswick, GA. Berard project managers, engineers, and surveyors found a suitable route that satisfied all 5 states along the route and a transport plan to safely haul...


Shane M. Walet was recently selected to serve as President of the Port of Iberia Board of Commissioners.  He replaces outgoing president, Roy Pontiff. Appointed by the village of Loreauville in 2019, Walet brings over 25 years of oil and gas industry experience to the...

AGMAC Update

“The deepening of the Acadiana Gulf of Mexico Access Channel is well underway. The dredging has begun and we are excited to be closer to allowing much larger vessels to access our port, therefore creating more job opportunities...


Bilal Morton was recently appointed by the City of New Iberia as new Port Commission member replacing E. R. “Smitty” Smith III. A native of New Iberia, Morton has a Business Degree and is currently a business analyst. He held multiple leadership positions throughout...


Roy Pontiff was recently selected to serve as President of the Port of Iberia Board of Commissioners. He replaces outgoing President Danny David. Pontiff was appointed to the Board in 2014 by the Iberia Parish Council. “I’m honored to continue my involvement in the...