The Pemiscot County Port is located at mile 849 on the Lower Mississippi River, near Hayti and Caruthersville, MO. The port is 85 miles North of Memphis, TN and 185 miles south of St. Louis, MO. The US Army Corps of Engineers maintains a minimum channel depth of nine feet, but barges can be loaded to twelve feet as river stage allows.
Pemiscot County Port Harbor: The ice-free, slack-water harbor is 4,680 feet in length with a 300 foot turning basin at the upper end. The harbor is maintained at the same depth as the navigation channel in the Mississippi River, and is dredged annually by contract through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Fleeting: Wepfer Marine provides local switch boat service and fleeting of barges. Local contact is Phillip Griggs, (573)333-2378.
Repairs: Wepfer Marine provides barge repair, towboat repair and dry-dock services at their facility in Memphis, TN. Phone (901)775-0980
Barge Lines: All major barge lines provide services to Pemiscot County Port. These barge lines include:
American Commercial Barge Lines
1701 East Market St
Jeffersonville IN 47130
phone 812-288-0100, 800-457-6377
Canal Barge Company
835 Union St
New Orleans LA 70112-1469
phone 504-581-2424 fax 504-584-1505
Ingram Barge Company
4400 Harding Rd
Nashville TN 37205
phone 615-298-8200 fax 615-298-8213
Marquette Transportation Company
150 Ballard Circle
Paducah KY 42001
phone 855-682-2628 fax 270-744-0017