USA: New Paulsboro Marine Terminal Scheduled to Open Next Year

New Paulsboro Marine Terminal Scheduled to Open Next Year

The first new marine terminal in 50 years on the Delaware will open late next year. About $70 million has already been spent to clear the site, construct a retaining wall on the shoreline, and haul and place 300,000 cubic yards of soil to raise the elevation of the 190-acre site.

Dredging at Paulsboro Marine Terminal will deepen the area to 40 feet to accommodate ships. Thousands of cubic yards of sediment have been dredged up until now.

New Jersey is providing $200 million for the construction works. The bids to build the wharf will be advertised in May. $65 million worth of construction and equipment-supply contracts will be executed in the next year.

For Gloucester County, this is the largest economic development project. The port will provide about 2,500 jobs.

According to Philly.com, the terminal will work with ships carrying break-bulk cargoes.

The final approvals for the wharf are completed, and the building can commence.

Dredging Today Staff, April 13, 2012; Image: usace

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today

Events>

<< Jul 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31 1 2 3 4 5 6

Dredging Today Conference 2017

This event will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry addressing economic, social and environmental challenges and the capabilities…

read more >

Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters

Potential authors are invited to submit abstracts on international projects offering practical learning, innovative and integrated solutions…

read more >

2017 WORLD CANALS CONFERENCE

The conference will also reveal how the Erie Canal, North America’s most important manmade waterway, helped Syracuse transform from…

read more >

Port Development MENA Conference

Hear from industry professionals from Dubai Maritime City Authority, King Abdullah Economic City…

read more >

Jobs>

Dredging Consultant

Anthony D Bates Partnership LLP, a leading international dredging consultancy, is looking for a well-educated, professional and confident person to fill an immediate position...

apply

Dredge Masters, Engineers and Superintendent\'s Urgently Required!

Flagship Management is working with a number of leading international marine and dredging organizations and require the following candidates for a range of global projects...

apply

Network Support Engineer

As Network Support Engineer you will be responsible for the installation / configuration, operation and maintenance of the infrastructural....

apply