Barge

Transit Tool

Calculate transit time and distance to the port of New Orleans.

Port of New Orleans

Modes of Transportation

Truck

Truck

XX Miles

XX HOURS

Transit Time
Barge

Barge

XX Miles

South

X Days

Line

X Days

Unit

Transit Time

North

X Days

Line

X Days

Unit

Transit Time
Train Car

Rail

XX Miles

XX Days

Transit Time
Sources & Definitions

Rail and truck data provided by Informa Economics.

Rail transit time assumes train travels 20 mph.

Truck transit was calculated with the assistance of TruckRouter.com.

Barge transit time was created with the support of Ingram Barge Company, based on a dedicated service.

Barge line transit time reflects fleeting and stops for drop-offs or pick-ups through to destination.

Barge line days N — Assumes 70 m/d on Locking River (100 on Ohio); 3 days to change boat at St. Louis or Cairo; and 100 m/d below St. Louis/Cairo

Barge line days S — Assumes 70 m/d on Locking River (100 on Ohio); 3 days to change boat at St. Louis or Cairo; and 200 m/d below St. Louis/Cairo

Barge unit transit time reflects a dedicated, direct shuttle service.

Barge unit days N — Assumes 70 m/d on Locking River (100 on Ohio); and, 100 m/d Below St. Louis/Cairo

Barge unit days S — Assumes 70 m/d on Locking River (100 on Ohio); and, 200 m/d Below St. Louis/Cairo