Penn Terminals
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Penn Terminals is located in Eddystone, Pennsylvania, about 10 nautical miles downriver (18 kilometers or 11 miles direct) southwest of the Port of Philadelphia. Part of the Delaware Bay River System, Penn Terminals is just 4.2 nautical miles downriver (eight kilometers or five miles direct) west-northwest of the Port of Paulsboro, New Jersey.

A privately-owned marine terminal, Penn Terminals Inc., is located just three minutes from Interstate Highway 95 and just 20 minutes from the New Jersey Turnpike. Penn Terminals covers an area of 32.4 hectares and contains 3.7 hectares of warehouse space. Served by the CSX and Norfolk Southern railways, Penn Terminals has berthing distance of 350 meters (1150 feet) with alongside depth of 11.28 meters (37 feet). The fully-fenced Penn Terminals facility is protected by a 24-hour security force.

Penn Terminals is equipped with two 220-ton heavy lift cranes, four 4-ton gantry cranes, one 30-ton gantry crane, eight container handlers, 23 yard tractors, 15 container-handling trailers, and a large fleet of forklifts ranging in capacity from three to 26 tons.

  • Container Terminals

Penn Terminals' container gate has seven well-lit lanes. The container freight station strips and stuffs more than 800 containers per month. There are 128 on-site reefer plugs, and the refrigerated warehouse has a state-of-the-art racking system to handle increased volume.

  • Bulk and breakbulk terminals

Penn Terminals' automated breakbulk system makes it possible to deliver cargo efficiently and quickly. Penn Terminals handles steel cargoes that include coils, wire rods, rebar, and other steel products. Penn Terminals uses coil-tainer steel pallets to assure damage-free lower-cost shipping.Penn Terminals also handles non-ferrous metals like aluminum, copper, and zinc and forest products like plywood, lumber, and other forest products.

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