Port of Wilmington

Wilmington, North Carolina

Specifications and Services

The Port of Wilmington is a multi-use facility handling bulk, breakbulk and containerized cargos. North Carolina Ports is a working port authority handling the receiving and delivery of cargo. SSA Cooper services 25 lines and/or cargo interests at the port, handling 10 to 15 vessel calls per month. Some of the lines represented by SSA Cooper are Saga, Star Shipping, Trans-Atlantic, Gearbulk, Spliethoff and Independent Container Line (ICL).

Location: East bank of Cape Fear River, 26 miles to open sea (34┬░11’35.52″ N, 77┬░57’16.02″ W)

Size: 280 acres / 113 hectares developed, 110 acres / 45 hectares undeveloped

Water Depth: 42 feet / 12.8 meters

Berths & Length: 9 berths, measuring 6,678 feet / 2,035 meters

Cranes: 10

Truck Lanes & Scales: 7 gates, 2 scales

Reefer Services: 129 plugs

Rail Services: CSX

Highway Access: Easy access to Highways 17, 74, 76, 421, I-95 and I-40

Cargos / Commodities Handled:

  • Steel
  • Lumber
  • Wood pulp bales and rolls
  • Grain
  • Fertilizers
  • Salt
  • Sand
  • Project Cargo
  • Heavy Lifts
  • General Cargo
  • Super Bags
  • Containers

Other Facility Facts

Warehouse & Storage:

  • 1 million feet / 92,903 square meters, covered and sprinkler protected
  • 31,000 square feet / 2,880 square meters dedicated for steel coils
  • 500,000 square feet / 46,452 square meters dedicated to forest products
  • 100 acres / 40.5 hectares of open storage

Fumigation Facilities: Covered, in-container fumigation area

Heavy Lift Service: Up to 225 tons

Transit Shed:

  • T2: 31,000 square feet / 2,880 square meters
  • T4: 73,760 square feet / 6,853 square meters
  • T5: 112,000 square feet / 10,405 square meters
  • T6: 180,000 square feet / 16,723 square meters
  • T7: 246,000 square feet / 22,854 square meters

Foreign Trade Zone: Entire terminal designated Foreign Trade Zone 66

RoRo Services: Side port or slewing stern ramps

346 Shipyard Blvd.
Wilmington, NC 28412
Map & Directions

Paul Lokey

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

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