The Port of Baltimore
is located at the head of tidal navigation on the Patapsco River
. All along the nearly 45 miles of developed shore line are a multitude of modern and efficient public cargo terminals, handling all types of cargoes.
Two railway lines service the Port of Baltimore, Maryland Chessie Transportation System (CSX) and Norfolk Southern Railway. Both lines handle all types of cargoes.
Baltimore Import / Export Terminals:
Maryland Port Administration of the State of Maryland - State Owned and Operated:
Dundalk Marine Terminal
2700 Broening Highway
Operating berths consist of 6 general cargo berths 34 foot draft and 7 container berths 36 foot draft 9x40 ton container cranes and 2 54 ton gantry cranes. Storage 218 acres with inside and outside open area.
Seagirt Marine Terminal
2600 Broening Highway
Operating berths consist of 3 container berths with 42 foot draft 4x50 ton container cranes. Storage of approx 100 acres.
North Locust Point Marine Terminal
Foot of Wallace Street
Operating berths consist of 5 general cargo and container finger piers with draft of 34 feet. Pier 4 equipped with 1x45 ton container crane and 2x68 ton gantry cranes, other piers load/discharge with ship's gear. Storage 25 acres inside and outside storage.
South Locust Point Marine Terminal
2100 E. McComas Street
3 operating berths for general and Ro/Ro cargoes. Drafts of 36 feet - load/discharge via ship's gear. Storage approx 40 acres inside and outside.
South Locust Point Cruise Terminal
2100 E. McComas Street
Dedicated Cruise Ship Terminal. Berth draft of 36 feet, LOA 1,000 feet. Elevated gangway. Modern Terminal Building. Parking for approx 500 cars. BWI International Airport approx 30 minutes travel time. Immediate access to N/S Interstate 95.
2000 Chesapeake Avenue
Dedicated Ro/Ro terminal 1 finger pier with draft of 29.9 feet. Storage approx 40 acres.
2901 Childs Street
Dedicated Ro/Ro terminal 1 finger pier with draft of 29.9 feet. Storage approx 60 inside and outside storage. Direct rail access.
Fairfield Auto Terminal
Foot of Childs Street
Dedicated Ro/Ro terminal 1 finger pier with draft of approx 48 feet, storage 36 acres
Privately Owned and Operated Terminals:
Rukert Terminal Corp
2021 Clinton Street
Four operating berths:
Laz A - General cargo, break-bulk, containers. Draft of 35 feet. Vessel LOA max of 620 feet. 2 large crawling cranes.
Laz B – General Cargo, break-bulk, containers. Draft of 41 feet. Vessel LOA Max 900 feet. Beam Max 140.
Laz C - North - General cargo, break-bulk containers. Draft of 35 feet. Max vessel LOA 700 feet - Load/Discharge via ship's gear.
Laz C - South - Dedicated to discharge of cement for Lehigh Corp. Draft of 35 feet.
Pier 5 Clinton Street
Bulk Discharge Pier. Cargoes salt, metal ores, alloys, fertilizer. Draft of 39.6 feet. Max beam of 105 feet. Max air draft 60 feet (water line to top of hatch coaming) Max vessel LOA 820 feet.
4209 Newgate Avenue
Pier 10 - Canton - General cargo, break-bulk specializing in metals and alloys, containers, project cargoes. Drafts- South Berth 36 Feet. North Berth 26 Feet. Discharge / Load via ships gear of terminal owned mobile cranes - Storage outside and inside.
Baltimore Metals and Commodities Terminal
1201 Wallace Street
One operating berth. General cargo, break-bulk specializing in metals and alloys, Ro/Ro - Draft 35 feet. Max beam 100 feet. 2x35 ton gantry cranes. Storage approx 21 acres inside and outside.
Domino Sugar Terminal
1100 Key Highway
Dedicated sugar receiving terminal for Domino Sugars. Draft published as 37 feet. Max vessel LOA 650 feet. Max air draft 42 feet (water line to top of hatch coaming). 2 shore based grabs.
Liquid Transfer Terminal of Maryland, Inc.
2003 Chesapeake Avenue
Receiving / Transfer terminal for fuel oil, benzene, paraffin and alkylates. Draft 29.9 feet. Pier LOA 784 feet - Hose connections of 8 and 10 inches.
Amerada Hess Corporation
6200 Pennington Avenue
Receiving / Transfer terminal for various petroleum products. Draft 35 feet. Pier LOA 698 feet
Apex Oil Company
1622 South Clinton Street
Receiving / Transfer terminal for various petroleum products including marine grade fuels. Draft 39 feet. Pier LOA 698 feet.
1800 Frankfurst Avenue
Liquid cargo terminal. Petroleum products, chemicals, sweeteners, spirits, vegetable oils, uan. Finger pier. Draft of 32 feet. Pier LOA 900 feet. Handles both vessels and barges. Refrigerated storage available.
North Locust Point
Foot of Hull Street
Liquid cargo Terminal. Latex, molasses, uan, chemicals. Draft 34 feet.
400 Hawkins Point Road
Two operating berths on 720 foot finger pier.
South Side Yara Terminal
Liquid fertilizers. Draft 32 feet. Discharge via 8 inch hose.
North Side EastAlco Terminal
Dedicated to Alumina discharge. Draft 36 feet. One shore grab.
Sparrows Point Old Ore Wharf
P.O. Box 6553
Owned by Severstal Steel. Operated by Kinder Morgan. Break-bulk and bulk cargoes
Two berths - Discharge via two barge mounted gantry cranes or ships gear.
East Berth - Draft 36 feet - Max vessel LOA 1000 feet - Air draft 45 feet (water line to top of hatch coaming).
West Berth - Draft 32 feet - Max LOA 1000 feet - Air draft 45 feet (water line to top of hatch coaming).
Sparrows Point New Ore Pier
Owned and operated by Severstal Stee. Finger pier with north and south berths. Max draft 45 feet on high water docking. Pier LOA 1000 feet
Max vessel beam 200 feet. Max air draft 60 feet. Discharge via two shore grabs.
CSX Chesapeake Bay Piers
1910 Benhill Avenue
Ore Pier - Bulk cargoes ores, salt, pet coke. Draft 42 feet. LOA 650 feet - Max air draft of 41 feet (water line to top of hatch coaming). Two track mounted traveling Dravo unloaders. Panamax vessels need to be turned in berth to reach all hatched.
Domestic Coal Pier - Draft 38 feet. LOA 900 feet. Used for domestic barge loading only.
Bayside Coal Pier - Export and Domestic Coal Loading. Draft 50 feet. LOA 908 feet. Max beam 110 feet. Max air draft 55 feet (water line to top of hatch coaming) - Max vessel sailing draft 47 feet 6 inches two hours prior to high water, 47 feet any tim. Loading via track mounted traveling ship loader approx 5,000 tph. One Rotoside rail car dumper. Tunnel reclaim system.
CNX Marine Terminal - Consolidated Coal Terminal
3800 Newgate Avenue
Pier 2 Canton - Coal Loading Only. Draft 50 feet. LOA 1000 feet. Max beam 175 feet - Max air draft 55 feet (water line to top of hatch coaming). Loading via track mounted IHI Ship Loader approx 6,000 tph - two IHI bucket wheel stacker/ reclaimers - Heyl Patterson tandem rotary rail car dumpers. Storage approx 40 acres. Max sailing draft 47 feet 6 inches two hours prior to high water, 47 feet anytime.
Canton Marine Terminal
Foot of Newkirk Street
Operated by Vane Brothers
Pier 13 Canton
Finger pier. Cargoes handled are break-bulk, project cargoes, import coal from ship to barge. Discharge via ships gear.
Draft 38 feet. LOA 688 feet. Beam 120 feet
Draft 27 feet. LOA 595 feet. Beam 150 feet
National Gypsum Terminal
Foot of Newkirk Street
Deciated terminal for receipt of gypsum rock for National Gypsum's Baltimore Plant - Draft 33 feet.
Other Terminals within Baltimore U.S. Customs and Border Protection jurisdiction:
Nustar Piney Point
Piney Point, Maryland
Peteoleum products terminal located on the Potomac River. Draft 35.5 feet anytime. Max LOA 850 feet. Max beam 120 feet - Handles asphalt, fuel oil, jet fuel, gasoline.
Cove Point LNG Terminal
Dedicated LNG terminal located on the Chesapeake Bay just north of the Pautaxant River. Terminal particulars available on request.