Atreco is a neighborhood in Port Arthur, Texas. The Port of Atreco is located on the Neches River about four kilometers (2.6 miles) upriver from Sabine Lake. The Port of Atreco is part of the Neches River Waterway. The Port of Atreco is about 11.5 nautical miles (16 kilometers or ten miles) north-northeast of the Port of Port Arthur across Sabine Lake. The Port of Atreco is also about five nautical miles downriver (nine kilometers or 5.5 miles southeast) of the Port of Neches.
Associated Marine Services Inc. owns and operates a slip in the Port of Atreco to moor a company-owned launch and provide line-service vessels for repair. Located on the Port of Atreco's Neches Butane Outfall Canal about two kilometers (1.3 miles) above its junction with the Molasses Bayou and Neches River, this Port of Atreco dock has three berthing stations with alongside depth of 0.9 meters (three feet). The first station has berthing distance of 44.2 meters (145 feet). The second and third stations have berthing distance of 59.4 meters (195 feet).
Marine Fueling Service Inc. owns and operates a service wharf in the Port of Atreco to fuel vessels, handle boat stores, and moor company-owned towboats and tank barges for mid-stream fueling and water supplies. Vessels are fueled directly from the company's bunkering barge which is berthed on the wharf's upper portion. This Port of Atreco facility has two berthing stations with alongside depth of 3.7 meters (12 feet). The berths have berthing distance of 51.8 and 88.4 meters (170 and 290 feet).
Marine Fueling Service's Upper slip in the Port of Atreco is used to receive liquid caustic soda and stone and to moor company-owned towboats and tank barges. On the south side of this Port of Atreco slip, the company receives stone and performs repairs. Stone is then moved by truck to an open storage area. A pipeline connects the south side of this Port of Atreco slip to four steel storage tanks with total capacity for 11.7 thousand US barrels.
This Port of Atreco slip has three berthing stations. One of them has berthing distance of 65.5 meters (215 feet) with alongside depth of 3.7 meters (12 feet). The second and third berthing stations have alongside depths of 3.7 and 4.6 meters (12 and 15 feet). One station in this Port of Atreco slip has berthing distance of 160 meters (525 feet), and the other has berthing distance of 112.5 meters (369 feet).
Marine Fueling Service's lower slip, the Bean's Fleet East Fleet Mooring, in the Port of Atreco is used to ship and receive roll-on/roll-off cargo by barge, to handle boat stores, to moor company-owned tank barges and a launch that fuels and supplies towboats midstream, and to moor the company's barges for fleeting. A ramp extends from the bulkhead at an angle to make it possible to moor barges end-to-end beyond the slip.
The company's fleeting barges moor at a natural bank in the Port of Atreco of about 122 meters (400 feet), and there are shore moorings to the east of the slip. Marine Fueling also operates a company-owned launch on the south side of this Port of Atreco slip and has a storage building for supplies at the rear of the slip. The East Fleet Mooring has alongside depth of 2.4 meters (eight feet). The Bean's Fleet East Fleet Mooring in the Port of Atreco has three berthing stations. One has berthing distance of 18.3 meters (60 feet), and the other two have berthing distance each of 76.2 meters (250 feet).
Marine Fueling's Bean's Fleet West Fleet area in the Port of Atreco is used to moor and fleet barges and to load barges for bunkering vessel moored at the berth in the harbor. The dock, when combined with the East Fleet area, has capacity to moor 80 barges. To the rear is an open storage area with capacity to store about 50 thousand tons of stone that is received at the Upper Slip.
Houston Marine Services Inc. also uses the Bean's Fleet West Fleet area in the Port of Atreco to moor barges loaded with heavy fuel oil that are used to load company-owned bunkering barges. The Bean's Fleet West Fleet area in the Port of Atreco has two berthing stations with alongside depth of 3.7 meters (12 feet). One berth is 195.1 meters (640 feet) long, and the other is 548.6 meters (1800 feet) long.
Scrap Marine Salvage and Roy Stanley operate the Chester Slay Wharf in the Port of Atreco to receive scrap and offshore oil rig parts by barge and to moor an offshore service/equipment barge which is moored at the bulkhead. A pipeline connects the platform to three storage tanks with capacity for 15 thousand US barrels of washwater. Pipelines also connect this Port of Atreco wharf to 17 storage and processing tanks at the rear of the wharf. This Port of Atreco wharf has berthing distance of 280.4 meters (920 feet) with alongside depth of 4.3 meters (14 feet).
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