The Port of Wilmington, North Carolina



The Port of Wilmington is strategically located on the East Coast and is within 700 miles of more than 70 percent of the industrial base of the United States.  Wilmington is one of the few South Atlantic Ports with readily available berths and storage areas for containers and cargo. A 42-foot navigational access channel, modern transit and warehousing facilities, state-of-the-art post-Panamax container cranes and support equipment, and the latest in cargo management technology provide a broad platform for supporting international trade to and from the fast growing Southeast US market.

Transportation To & From

Recent and ongoing improvement to regional and national highway networks make surface transportation supporting the Port of Wilmington superior to neighboring ports. CSX Transportation provides daily service for boxcar, tanker and general cargo services. The Port is a C-TPAT certified location and is designated as Foreign Trade Zone 66. One multi-purpose bridge crane and two gantry cranes with 150-ton and 100-ton capacities. The Port of Wilmington has ample capacity to support today’s cargo volumes.

More Information

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