Mobile, Alabama

Specifications and Services

The Port of Mobile has the capacity to handle a wide range of different cargo (bulk, breakbulk, project cargo and containers) having approximately 24 vessel calls per month. This ability, coupled with an excellent transportation infrastructure in both rail and highways, gives Mobile a competitive edge in the Gulf region.

Location: NW corner of Mobile Bay at the mouth of Mobile Bay (30°39’40.62″ N, 88°2’14.69″ W)

Size: 4,000 acres / 1,619 hectares

Water Depth: Capable of handling vessels with 40 feet / 12.2 meter draft at main dock complex

Berths & Length: 37 berths, measuring 25,467 feet / 7,762 meters, which includes barge berth

Cranes: 2, full crane services on port, 1 mobile harbor (100 short tons at 75′) and 1 barge mounted (298 short tons at 80′)

Truck Lanes & Scales: 2 truck gates, including scales

Reefer Services: Yes

Rail Services: Terminal Railway (operated by the ASPA) and serviced by Class-1 railroads BNSF-AGR, CSX, Canadian National and Norfolk Southern

Highway Access: Access to I-10 and I-65

Cargos / Commodities Handled:

  • Coal
  • Aluminum
  • Pig Iron
  • Steel Products
  • Chemicals
  • Plywood
  • Veneers
  • Containers
  • Laminate
  • Frozen Poultry
  • Lumber
  • Paper Products (woodpulp, KLB, fluff paper)
  • Cruise Vessels
  • RoRo

Other Facility Facts

Warehouse & Storage: 11 warehouses, 4 million square feet / 371,612 square meters covered

Fumigation Facilities: Yes

Heavy Lift Service: Yes

Transit Shed: 10 measuring a total of  2.1 million square feet / 195,096 square meters

P.O. Box 2188
Mobile, AL 36652
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Tom Leatherbury

Vice President Marketing & Sales Gulf Region
Email: tom.leatherbury@ssamarine.com
Tel: (251) 438-4771
Fax: (251) 432-3180

Bobby Smith

Vice President Gulf Region
Tel: (251) 438-4771
Email: bobby.smith@ssamarine.com

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