Construction progress photos for week ending 11/21

The sun sets over the Port as column and beam erection continues at the freezer.

Insulated Metal Panel installation ongoing at the engine room.

Steel erection is progressing well at the freezer.

Construction Progress Time Lapse Video

Port of Wilmington Cold Storage featured in Star News

Here is a recent article featuring the Port of Wilmington Cold Storage and a few comments from the president of the facility, Chuck McCarthy.

WILMINGTON — Persistent rain over the last several weeks has slowed construction of a cold storage facility at the Port of Wilmington, but the building should be open by mid-April, according to the company that will operate the new facility.

“The rain is slowing us down a bit,” said Chuck McCarthy, president and partner of Wilmington Cold Storage, a subsidiary of USA Investco. “If you think about the last month, it’s rained just about every other day.”

McCarthy […]

Construction progress photos for week ending 11/07

Backfilling the engine room.

Asphalt being removed at the truck apron on the south side.

All interior piers have been poured.

TPO membrane installation around a column (to the condenser stand).

(Below)  Chuck McCarthy on the roof of the engine room.

Construction Progress Photos for week ending 10/30


The East wall of the office is being formed and prepped for pour later this week.

Views of the site from the top of the engine room.  Top left shows the edge of the loading dock and the freezer, while the bottom right shows the loading dock area and the office on the far edge of the building.

Handrail and grafting are being installed at the condenser stand.

Storm line is being installed on the Northwest side of the site.