The City owns the Jackson Street Pier in the Port of Sandusky, which is operated by Good Time Island Cruises Inc. and Pelee Island. The Port of Sandusky Jackson Street Pier is a passenger and vehicle ferry terminal for service to Pelee Island in Ontario and a passenger terminal for ferry service to Kelleys and South Bass Islands.
This Port of Sandusky pier has three berths. The longest has berthing distance of 106.7 meters (350 feet) with alongside depths of 1.2 and 2.7 meters (four and nine feet). Another has berthing distance of 76.2 meters (250 feet) with alongside depths of 1.8 and 2.4 meters (six and eight feet). The third has berthing distance of 35.4 meters (116 feet) with alongside depths of 1.8 and 2.7 meters (six and nine feet).
The City owns, and the Sandusky Dock Corporation (a subsidiary of the Norfolk Southern Corporation) operates the Port of Sandusky's Pier No. 3 to ship coal. The Norfolk Southern Railway has a surface track with capacity for 300 rail cars (or 100 tons). There is an open storage area on the pier that can handle 700 thousand tons of coal. With two berths, the Port of Sandusky's Pier No. 3 offers berthing distance of 1065 meters (3495 feet) with alongside depths ranging from 0.3 to 7.9 meters (one to 26 feet).
Cedar Point Inc. owns, and Island Express Boat Lines Limited and Sandusky Bay Tours operate the Cedar Point Pier in the Port of Sandusky. The pier is a Port of Sandusky terminal for passenger ferries to Cedar Point, Ohio, and to Kelleys, South Bass, and Pelee Islands. There is a one thousand square meter (11 thousand square foot) passenger terminal building, and ferries operate during the tourist season from mid-May until mid-September.
The Port of Sandusky's Cedar Point Pier has three berths. One has berthing distance of 109.7 meters (360 feet) with alongside depths of 4.6 and 1.5 meters (15 and 5 feet). The second has berthing distance of 44.2 meters (145 feet) with alongside depths of 5.5 and 1.5 meters (5 and 18 feet). The third berth has berthing distance of 21.3 meters (70 feet) with alongside depths of 5.5 and 4.6 meters (18 and 15 feet).
Neuman Boat Line Inc. owns and operates the Port of Sandusky Pier to moor vessels. There are buildings on the pier for offices and supply storage, and part of the pier is used for parking. There are three berths at the Port of Sandusky Pier. The largest has berthing distance of 115.8 meters (380 feet) with alongside depth of 3.4 meters (11 feet). Another berth has berthing distance of 52.7 meters (173 feet) with alongside depths of 2.7 and 0.9 meters nine and three feet). The remaining Port of Sandusky Pier berth has berthing distance of 20.1 meters (66 feet) with alongside depth of 2.7 meters (20.1 feet).
The State of Ohio's Department of Natural Resources owns and operates the Division of Wildlife Dock in the Port of Sandusky to moor state-owned patrol and research vessels. The State's law enforcement and fisheries management offices are located at the rear of this Port of Sandusky dock. The largest berth has berthing distance of 35.1 meters (115 feet) with alongside depth of 1.8 meters (six feet). The other berths have berthing distance of 15.2 meters (50 feet) with alongside depths from 1.8 meters (six feet) to three meters (10 feet).