Frequently Asked Questions
Here you will find answers to some of the frequently asked questions about Port Freeport. For additional or specific inquiries, please call (800) 362-5743.
The Port has a Gottwald 280 Crane with a lifting capacity rating of 110 tons at the hook. This is a state-of-the-art crane equipped with an automated 20' and 40' self-correcting spreader. This mobile crane can handle various types of cargo from project, containers, heavy lifts and general cargo. We also have two ZPMC Post-Panamax Gantry cranes located on Berth 7 at Velasco Container Terminal. These cranes can lift 65 tons at the spreader and 75 tons under the hook and reach 18 across.
Our upper harbor has a water depth of 36 feet. The channel has a water depth of 45 feet. We also have a 65 feet deep-water berth available. Velasco Container Terminal offers minimum 45 feet water depth and is designed for 50 feet long term.
On Containers $2.29 per 2,000 lbs.; project cargo $2.58 x 2,000 lbs. or 1 cubic meter whichever is greater
Yes, but only on a limited basis. Please call the Director of Operations to make arrangements. We have a deep-water Berth dredged to 65 feet located in the upper harbor which can accommodate most vessels.