The Georgia Port Authority owns and operates the facilities in Port Bainbridge. Port Bainbridge is a multi-use 107-acre facility designed to handle liquid and dry bulk cargoes via barge. Port Bainbridge offers 9.2 thousand square meters (93 thousand square feet) of covered storage. The major cargoes handled in Port Bainbridge are nitrogen solution, ammonium sulfate, gypsum, cottonseed, cypress bark mulch, and urea. Conveniently located near Interstate Highways 10 and 85, rail services in Port Bainbridge are provided by CSX Transportation.
Port Bainbridge offers total berthing space of 39.1 meters (421 feet) for liquid bulk and 49.1 meters (529 feet) for dry bulk cargoes. Dock height is 3.9 meters (13 feet), and alongside depth is 2.7 meters (9 feet). The transit shed covers 557 square meters (six thousand square feet), and four warehouses range in size from over 2.4 thousand square meters (26 thousand square feet) to 1.4 thousand square meters (15 thousand square feet).
Port Bainbridge has support equipment that includes a 65-ton truck crane with a 4-yard clam shell bucket, forklifts with capacity for nine thousand pounds, a dry bulk rail unloader, front end loaders with capacity for three yards, and portable conveyors. Port Bainbridge has dump trucks, hoppers, and a variety of other material-handling equipment.
Within Port Bainbridge, the Georgia Ports Authority owns and operates the Port Bainbridge State Docks Wharf to receive cargoes of dry-bulk and liquid fertilizer and gypsum and to ship cottonseed and cypress mulch. One surface track serves the facility at the rear of the wharf and connects with CSX Transportation. Located about 1.6 kilometers (one mile) below the US Highway 84 Bridge on the Flint River, the Port Bainbridge State Docks Wharf has berthing space of 251.5 meters (825 feet) with alongside depth of 2.7 meters (9 feet).
The Georgia Ports Authority has one pipeline connecting the Port Bainbridge State Docks Wharf to two steel storage tanks at the rear with total capacity for 3.5 million gallons and one pipeline connected to another three steel storage tanks with total capacity for 4 million gallons. The Georgia Ports Authority also has three warehouses covering a total of 1.5 acres (67 thousand square feet or 6.2 thousand square meters) for dry bulk commodities. IMC Agri-Business also has a pipeline extending from the Port Bainbridge State Docks Wharf to a one million gallon liquid fertilizer storage tank at the rear of the wharf.
Ergon, Inc. owns and operates the Port Bainbridge Terminal Wharf to receive liquid asphalt. The Port Bainbridge Terminal Wharf has one pipeline that connects the wharf to seven steel storage tanks at the terminal at the rear of the Wharf with total capacity for 135 thousand barrels. There is also a steam line and a condensate return line at the Port Bainbridge Terminal Wharf. Located about 1.9 kilometers (1.2 miles) below the US Highway 84 Bridge, the Port Bainbridge Terminal Wharf has berthing space of 76.2 meters (250 feet) with alongside depth of 2.4 meters (8 feet).
The Flint River Mills owns, and Liquid Transfer Terminals Inc. operates, the Port Bainbridge Terminal Dock. Used to receive liquid fertilizer, the terminal at the rear of the Port Bainbridge Terminal Dock is served by two nine-car capacity surface tracks that connect with CSX Transportation. Two pipelines connect the Dock to six steel storage tanks with total capacity for nine million gallons located at the rear of the Dock. Located about 0.6 kilometers (0.4 miles) below the US Highway 84 Bridge, the Port Bainbridge Terminal Dock has berthing space of 45.7 meters (150 feet) with alongside depth of 3 meters (10 feet).
McKenzie Service Company owns and operates a facility at the Port Bainbridge Terminal Dock to receive liquid fertilizer. The terminal at the rear is served by a seven-car capacity surface track that connects with CSX Transportation. A pipeline connects the Dock to five steel storage tanks with total capacity for nine million gallons. Located below the US Highway 84 Bridge, the McKenzie Service Company's Port Bainbridge Terminal Dock has berthing space of 12.2 meters (40 feet) with alongside depth of 3 meters (10 feet).
Located on the Flint River, the Port Bainbridge Georgia Marina has 42 covered slips on floating docks, including six 6-meter (20-foot) slips, 18 12-meter (40-foot) slips, and 18 18-meter (60-foot) slips. The Port Bainbridge Georgia Marina offers a 12.8-meter (42-foot) public boat ramp, gas and diesel fuels, restrooms and showers, pump-out services, a laundry, and a ships store. There are after-hours vending machines and picnic areas as well. On-site staff is also available.
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