The Port of Stockton covers an 809-hectare operating area. The Port of Stockton can berth 17 vessels and contains 102 thousand square meters of dockside transit sheds and 715 thousand square meters of warehouses served by rail. The port is near the country's highway system and two transcontinental railroads. In 2008, the Port of Stockton handled over two million tons of cargo.
The Port of Stockton's channel is an average 11 meters deep and can accommodate fully-loaded 45-55 thousand ton vessels and vessels up to 275 meters long. All berths are operated by the Port of Stockton and can accommodate vessels with maximum draft of 11.3 meters.
Berth 2 handles logs, heavy lifts, fertilizers, steel products, and cement. The berth can accommodate vessels up to 188 meters long. Berth 3 handles steel coils, cement, containers, fertilizers, and liquid bulk cargoes. There is no restriction on vessel length. Also with no restriction on vessel length, Berth 4 handles dry bulk materials.
Berths 5 and 6 handle general cargo and liquid bulk. Neither berth has restrictions on vessel length. Also handling general cargo and liquid bulk, Berths 7 and 8 can accommodate vessels up to 288 meters long. Berths 10 and 11 handle heavy-lift cargoes, containers, general cargo, and dry and liquid bulk. These berths contain 2.2 hectares of paved marshalling area.
Handling dry and liquid bulk, coal, coke, sulfur, clay, and copper concentrate, the Port of Stockton's Berths 12 and 13 can accommodate vessels up to 259 meters long. Handling dry and liquid bulk, coal, coke, sulfur, clay, and copper concentrate, the Port of Stockton's Berths 12 and 13 can accommodate vessels up to 259 meters long.
The West Complex at the Port of Stockton contains Berths 14 through 20 and 1829 meters of docks. The West Complex contains 58.5 thousand square meters of transit sheds.
In addition to facilities operated by the Port of Stockton, about 60 tenants lease land and operate their own facilities that complement those of the port and provide for the handling and storage of liquid and dry bulk commodities.
The Port of Stockton is designated a Foreign Trade Zone that includes the port, Rough and Ready Island, and the Stockton Municipal Airport.