• Crescent River Port Pilots
  • Crescent River Port Pilots
  • Crescent River Port Pilots
  • Crescent River Port Pilots
  • Crescent River Port Pilots
  • Crescent River Port Pilots

The Lower Mississippi River - The World's Largest Port System

Crescent River Port PilotsThe river port system from Plaquemines to Baton Rouge is world’s busiest port complex – Louisiana’s Lower Mississippi River. Its proximity to the American Midwest via a 14,500-mile inland waterway system, many Class One railroads and the interstate highway system provide for the the movement of cargoes such as steel, rubber, coffee, containers and manufactured goods. The Crescent River Port Pilots are at the heart of waterborne commerce. Last year the Crescent River Port Pilots piloted over 17,000 vessels into, out of, or through the Lower Mississippi River.