Morehead City, NC

Specifications and Services

SSA Cooper services 15 customers and handles approximately 10 vessel calls per month. We also perform line-handling services for all customers in the Port of Morehead City, provide PCS Phosphate with weekly terminal labor for their facility, as well as assisting with the vast conveyor system during the discharge and loading of phosphate vessels.

Location: 4 miles from the Atlantic Ocean (34°43’5.89″ N, 76°42’3.77″ W)

Size: 128 acres / 51.8 hectares

Water Depth: 45 feet / 13.7 meters

Berths & Length: 9 berths, measuring 5,500 feet / 1,676 meters, which includes a barge berth measuring 1,487 feet / 453 meters

Cranes: 5 – 1 40-ton container crane, 2 -115ST rail-mounted gantry cranes, 2 40-ton containers handlers

Truck Lanes & Scales: 2 truck gates, 1 truck scale, 1 rail scale

Rail Services: Norfolk Southern

Highway Access: Highway 70

Cargos / Commodities Handled:

  • Unitized Rubber
  • Lumber
  • Wood Pulp
  • Construction Equipment
  • Project Cargo
  • Military Equipment
  • Frozen Poultry and Seafood
  • Steel
  • Pipe
  • Wire Rod
  • Wide Flanged Beams
  • Containers
  • Fishmeal
  • Potash
  • RoRo (1 RoRo berth)

Other Facility Facts

Warehouse & Storage: Storage: 25 acres / 10.1 hectares, and warehouse space includes:
W6 – 94,025 square feet / 8,735 square meters
W7 – 90,024 square feet / 8,364 square meters
W8 – 90,024 square feet / 8,364 square meters
W9 – 94,025 square feet / 8,735 square meters
W10 – 89,466 square feet / 8,312 square meters

Heavy Lift Service: Gantry cranes married, total capacity 230 straight tons

Transit Shed:
T1 – 110,186 square feet / 10,237 square meters
T2 – 123,259 square feet / 11,451 square meters
T3 – 120,320 square feet / 11,178 square meters
T4 – 170,000 square feet / 15,794 square meters

SSA Cooper
346 Shipyard Blvd.
Wilmington, NC 28412
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Paul Lokey

Vice President, North Carolina Operations
Tel: (910) 395-4888
Fax: (910) 395-4029
Email: paul.lokey@ssamarine.com

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