Global Trade Magazine Features Port of Wilmington Cold Storage

Global Trade Magazine featured Port of Wilmington Cold Storage in a recent article.

The temperatures inside Port of Wilmington Cold Storage (PWCS) may be below freezing, but the demand for cold storage in North Carolina is red hot. PWCS is a new, 101,000 square foot refrigerated warehouse used to maintain specific temperatures for the storage of perishable goods, such as fruits, vegetables and proteins.

You can read the entire article here:

First In-Port Cold Storage Facility In North Carolina

More news about the Port of Wilmington!

Wilmington Port Signs New Deal For Service To And From Asia.

The brief vacancy caused by the recent collapse of Hanjin Shipping Co. at the Port of Wilmington has been shored up.

On Monday N.C. State Ports Authority officials announced a new partnership with Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and Maersk Line with the addition of the TP10/Amberjack all-water Asia-U.S. East Coast container service.

“This new agreement will help businesses that depend on international commerce by enhancing our state’s connection to vital international trade routes, and allowing larger container vessels to call on the Port of Wilmington,” said Gov. Pat McCrory in a […]

More Improvements at the Port of Wilmington

The largest ship, by capacity, to ever dock at the Port of Wilmington!  Read the entire article here:

Port of Wilmington Cold Storage receives and ships first loads!

Trucks coming in!

James Prince (operations manager) training on seal verification process.

Ready to unload!


Port of Wilmington Cold Storage inaugural shipment

We were all excited to be receiving and shipping our first loads here at Port of Wilmington Cold Storage! See the article in Star News Online below!
Wilmington port’s cold storage facility receives inaugural shipment
Port of Wilmington Cold Storage Article on Star News

Port of Wilmington Cold Storage Opening Soon!

The new cold storage facility at the Port of Wilmington is about to open, and state officials hope all the protein it ingests will serve as a major building block for exports.

More than three years in the making, Port of Wilmington Cold Storage – now set to open on Aug. 15 – represents a bet that refrigeration, blast freezing and logistical support will help convince an increasing number of commodities producers to bypass the ports of Charleston, Norfolk and Savannah and step up their export activity in-state.

USA InvestCo Founder Chuck Schoninger, the Wilmington-based real estate developer who spearheaded the […]

Chuck McCarthy with North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler

North Carolina Commissioner of  Agriculture, Steve Troxler, visits Port of Wilmington Cold Storage!

Construction Progress Photos 07/27

Equipment being received at Port of Wilmington Cold Storage

Material Handling Equipment

Battery Chargers and charging stations.

The exterior of the office is looking good!

Tile in the restrooms and locker room areas.

Construction Progress photos 07/14

Ammonia arrives on site and is being loaded to the system.

Drop ceilings being installed in the office area.

More racks being installed!

Construction Progress Photos for 07/12

Concrete pours around the outside of the building.

Dock Doors installed.