The Port of Harlingen’s dry bulk terminal offers a wide range of dry bulk freight, from sand to sugar that can easily be transferred between modes of transportation. Inbound and outbound systems can load and unload.
Cargo large or small, The Port of Halringen handles tons of special transport cargo on our docks annually. If you use our “Ro/Ro,” or other methods, we have availabillity for transferring project cargo such as giant transformers and pipes. The dock is connected to a concrete road and can be driven directly onto and off flat-deck barges using trucks or wheeled transporters.
The Port of Harlingen can transport many types of liquids, including chemicals, refined petroleum products, our facilities are capable and can be built out for transfer and storage at the Port.
The Port of Harlingen is located 25 miles inland of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, which stretches from the Mexico border (Brownsville) along the entire coast of the Gulf of Mexico. The Port is also connected to the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), a 3,000 mile inland waterway along the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico, running from Boston, MA to the Southern Tip of Florida.
We have access to several major markets via both International Waterways, providing more than 1,300 miles of protected waters and connections to several navigable rivers through which shipping traffic travels to inland ports.
Foreign Trade Zone No. 62
The Port is part of the Foreign Trade Zone 62, which is one of the largest in the U.S., and the largest in Texas.
The Port is also included in an overweight corridor that allows trucks to transport up to 120,000lbs between the Port and the following locations:
- Free Trade International Bridge at Los Indios
- Harlingen Aerotropolis
- Harlingen Industrial Parks
- Port of Brownsville
- Valley International Airport