Union Pacific Railroad services Port Freeport twice weekly with manifest train service. The Port is constructing a rail-served multi-modal industrial park that will add substantial rail capability to Port Freeport. The expansion is a two-phased approach. Phase I will create additional manifest train capacity and is scheduled to be completed 1st quarter 2019. Phase II will create capacity for unit trains and is expected to be completed in 2020.
Port Freeport is close to three area airports, who all offer 727 capabilities, air freight and various maintenance storage and flight services.
Easy access is the key, and that’s just what you get at Port Freeport, which is served by SH 288, SH 36 with easy connections to I-10, I-45, and Beltway 8. We also offer carriers access to our Heavy Lift Corridor with the ability to generate on-line permits. The Heavy Lift Corridor offers shippers greater economies of scale by allowing carriers to haul more freight in a single trip.
Port Freeport has partnered with Kirby Marine who has a fleeting area for chemical and agricultural products on the waterfront. Mammoet USA is another one of our partners focusing on project and heavy lift cargo and offer barge receipt or deliveries for all types on project freight to and from Port Freeport. Please contact Kirby Marine or Mammoet USA directly if you have need for these services. Their contact information is available in our Port Directory.
The Port is conveniently located adjacent to the Intracoastal Waterway and offers ships a quick transit of about one hour to the Gulf of Mexico’s deep water.
Port Freeport is accessible by rail, highway, vessel, and/or barge transportation. Take advantage of our different accessibility options.
Our harbor channel will be deepened from 46 feet to 56 feet MLLW under an Army Corps of Engineers Approved General Reevaluation and Review.
Port Freeport's edge? Available land ready for development. Ask our team about leasing and development at the Port.