LAKE CHARLES HARBOR  AND TERMINAL DISTRICT LAKE CHARLES HARBOR  AND TERMINAL DISTRICT
LAKE CHARLES HARBOR  AND TERMINAL DISTRICT <ul><li>The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District (Port of Lake Charles) wa...
City Docks 1950’s
 
City Docks 2006
LAKE CHARLES HARBOR  AND TERMINAL DISTRICT <ul><li>The Port of Lake Charles is one of the busiest ports on the Gulf coast ...
LAKE CHARLES HARBOR  AND TERMINAL DISTRICT <ul><li>The Port of Lake Charles owns, operates and leases three terminals.  (P...
Hurricanes <ul><li>Hurricanes are severe tropical storms that form in the southern Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Gulf of ...
Hurricane Classifications <ul><li>Hurricanes are classified into five categories, based on their wind speeds and potential...
Hurricanes <ul><li>Important terms to know:   </li></ul><ul><li>Hurricane Watch  -- A hurricane is possible within 36 hour...
Hurricane “RITA”   ( September 23, 2005) “ Seeing is Believing”
MAP
Coastal Map
 
Port of Lake Charles Assistance
Safe Harbor
Safe Harbor
U.S. Coast Guard (Temporary Base)
M/V Sirius and M/V Texas Clipper (Temporary Housing for Hurricane Victims)
M/V Texas Clipper (Safe refuge for McNeese student)
Port of Lake Charles Recovery
Wind Damage – City Docks
 
Warehouse 100 – City Docks
Railcar Blown Over – Bulk Terminal 1
Railcar Blown Over – Bulk Terminal 1
Industrial Canal
 
Hurricane Rita Damage in our Community
Lake Street
Lake Street
Lake Charles
Ryan Street
Lake Charles, Capital One Bank
Lake Charles, Capital Bank One
Lake Charles Beach
Lake Charles Isle Of Capri
Lake Charles Harrah’s Casino
Lake Charles,La Sail Boat & Railroad
Lake Charles,La HWY-14
Lake Charles Wildlife Office
210 Beach Lake Charles,La
McNeese Stadium
Big Lake
Big Lake,La
Cameron,La  Downtown Area
Cameron,La Aerial View
Grand Chenier,La
Carlyss,La Hwy 27 South
Johnson Bayou,LA
Hackberry,La
Holly Beach Before
Holly Beach After
Unwelcome Visitors
Port of Lake Charles  2007
Warehouse 100 – City Docks Post Hurricane
Warehouse 100 – City Docks 2007
Shed 15 City Docks
Shed 15 - 2007
Shed 15
Shed 15 - 2007
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Port of Lake Charles Hurricane Rita Recovery

  1. 1. LAKE CHARLES HARBOR AND TERMINAL DISTRICT LAKE CHARLES HARBOR AND TERMINAL DISTRICT
  2. 2. LAKE CHARLES HARBOR AND TERMINAL DISTRICT <ul><li>The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District (Port of Lake Charles) was created under Act 67 of the Louisiana Legislature of 1924. The enabling legislation authorized the District to call bond elections and to raise funds for the construction, operation and maintenance of port facilities. This legislation also provided for a Board of Commissioners who are appointed by the governor with confirmation of the state Senate. </li></ul>
  3. 3. City Docks 1950’s
  4. 5. City Docks 2006
  5. 6. LAKE CHARLES HARBOR AND TERMINAL DISTRICT <ul><li>The Port of Lake Charles is one of the busiest ports on the Gulf coast .The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers currently ranks the Port as the 12 th largest port district out of 150 in United States of America. </li></ul><ul><li>The District owns over 4,000 acres of property. </li></ul><ul><li>The District handles 55 million tons of cargo annually </li></ul><ul><li>Calcasieu Ship Channel handles between 1,200 to 1,400 vessels per year. </li></ul>
  6. 7. LAKE CHARLES HARBOR AND TERMINAL DISTRICT <ul><li>The Port of Lake Charles owns, operates and leases three terminals. (Principle cargoes: agricultural products, forest products, mineral products, and petroleum products) </li></ul><ul><li>1. City Docks </li></ul><ul><li>2. Bulk Terminal #1 </li></ul><ul><li>3. Industrial Canal </li></ul><ul><li>Port of Lake Charles owns and leases property for economic development for the community of Southwest Louisiana. </li></ul>
  7. 8. Hurricanes <ul><li>Hurricanes are severe tropical storms that form in the southern Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, and in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Hurricanes gather heat and energy through contact with warm ocean waters. Evaporation from the seawater increases their power. </li></ul><ul><li>Hurricanes rotate in a counter-clockwise direction around an &quot;eye.&quot; Hurricanes have winds at least 74 miles per hour. When they come onto land, the heavy rain, strong winds and heavy waves can damage buildings, trees and cars. The heavy waves are called a storm surge. Storm surges are very dangerous and a major reason why you MUST stay away from the ocean during a hurricane warning or hurricane. </li></ul>
  8. 9. Hurricane Classifications <ul><li>Hurricanes are classified into five categories, based on their wind speeds and potential to cause damage. </li></ul><ul><li>Category One -- Winds 74-95 miles per hour </li></ul><ul><li>Category Two -- Winds 96-110 miles per hour </li></ul><ul><li>Category Three -- Winds 111-130 miles per hour </li></ul><ul><li>Category Four -- Winds 131-155 miles per hour </li></ul><ul><li>Category Five -- Winds greater than 155 miles per hour </li></ul><ul><li>In the U.S., the official hurricane season is from June 1 to November 30, but hurricanes can happen any time of the year. Hurricanes are named by the National Weather Service. Some past hurricanes have been named: Opal, Andrew, Marilyn, Hugo, Fran, and Rita. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Hurricanes <ul><li>Important terms to know: </li></ul><ul><li>Hurricane Watch -- A hurricane is possible within 36 hours. Stay tuned to the radio and television for more information. The Hurricane Center is tracking the storm and trying to predict where it may come ashore. </li></ul><ul><li>Hurricane Warning -- A hurricane is expected within 24 hours. You may be told to evacuate. You and your family should begin making preparations to evacuate. If your area is having an evacuation, remember to take your Disaster Supply Kit . Do not forget to make plans for your pets if you must evacuate. </li></ul>
  10. 11. Hurricane “RITA” ( September 23, 2005) “ Seeing is Believing”
  11. 12. MAP
  12. 13. Coastal Map
  13. 15. Port of Lake Charles Assistance
  14. 16. Safe Harbor
  15. 17. Safe Harbor
  16. 18. U.S. Coast Guard (Temporary Base)
  17. 19. M/V Sirius and M/V Texas Clipper (Temporary Housing for Hurricane Victims)
  18. 20. M/V Texas Clipper (Safe refuge for McNeese student)
  19. 21. Port of Lake Charles Recovery
  20. 22. Wind Damage – City Docks
  21. 24. Warehouse 100 – City Docks
  22. 25. Railcar Blown Over – Bulk Terminal 1
  23. 26. Railcar Blown Over – Bulk Terminal 1
  24. 27. Industrial Canal
  25. 29. Hurricane Rita Damage in our Community
  26. 30. Lake Street
  27. 31. Lake Street
  28. 32. Lake Charles
  29. 33. Ryan Street
  30. 34. Lake Charles, Capital One Bank
  31. 35. Lake Charles, Capital Bank One
  32. 36. Lake Charles Beach
  33. 37. Lake Charles Isle Of Capri
  34. 38. Lake Charles Harrah’s Casino
  35. 39. Lake Charles,La Sail Boat & Railroad
  36. 40. Lake Charles,La HWY-14
  37. 41. Lake Charles Wildlife Office
  38. 42. 210 Beach Lake Charles,La
  39. 43. McNeese Stadium
  40. 44. Big Lake
  41. 45. Big Lake,La
  42. 46. Cameron,La Downtown Area
  43. 47. Cameron,La Aerial View
  44. 48. Grand Chenier,La
  45. 49. Carlyss,La Hwy 27 South
  46. 50. Johnson Bayou,LA
  47. 51. Hackberry,La
  48. 52. Holly Beach Before
  49. 53. Holly Beach After
  50. 54. Unwelcome Visitors
  51. 55. Port of Lake Charles 2007
  52. 56. Warehouse 100 – City Docks Post Hurricane
  53. 57. Warehouse 100 – City Docks 2007
  54. 58. Shed 15 City Docks
  55. 59. Shed 15 - 2007
  56. 60. Shed 15
  57. 61. Shed 15 - 2007
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