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>

<< May 2016 >>
MTWTFSS
25 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

JOC Gulf Shipping Conference

This new event will draw out insights and perspectives from industry leading thinkers and practitioners delving deeply into all aspects…

read more >

IHC Beaver Engineer Training

The IHC Beaver® dredger, IHC Merwede’s standard cutter dredger, is well known for its robust construction, reliable operation and excellent…

read more >

Global Port & Marine Operations ‘Port Expansion – the Challenges’

The programme has been designed to appeal to Harbour Masters from ports across all levels of the industry spectrum…

read more >

Major European Sea Ports conference coming to Ireland in 2016

The 2016 ESPO Conference will look into ways to improve the efficiency of maritime transport and ports, this from different angles…

read more >

Jobs>

Design Engineer Standard Cutter Suction Dredgers

As a Design Engineer you will be involved in the concept, basic and detail design of Cutter Suction Dredgers...

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

Hydrographic Surveyor

Gahagan & Bryant Associates, Inc. (GBA) is posting the following career opportunity in their Houston, TX and Baltimore, MD and Tampa, FL offices....

apply