The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District (Port of Lake Charles) was created under Act 67 of the Louisiana Legislature of 1924. The District encompasses 203 square miles in Calcasieu Parish and accommodates 5 million tons of cargo annually at its public facilities; it owns and operates two marine terminals, the City Docks, Bulk Terminal No. 1, and also 2 industrial parks (Industrial Canal and Industrial Park East). The Port of Lake Charles is the 11th largest seaport in the U.S. The Ship Channel has a project depth of 40 feet and a bottom width of 400 feet. The Gulf Intracoastal Waterway intersects the Ship Channel 12 miles south of the City Docks.