Harbor Facilities

General Overview of the Facility

  • image009.jpgThe marine terminal has easy access to the interstate highway system.
  • Bulk commodities are handled at the marine terminal through various loading and unloading methods.
  • Two berths which can accommodate up to Panamax-size vessels.
  • Vessels are discharged with three shore-side cranes.
  • Vessels are loaded with portable ship loaders, conveyor systems and three shore-side cranes.
  • Outside cargo stockpiling areas are located on 20 acres of concrete surfaced land adjacent and nearby the marine terminal.
  • Multiple cargo types can be stockpiled and kept separate through the use of portable concrete walls.
  • Railcars are unloaded through a bottom-dump system located on the marine terminal.
  • Truck unloading is done with portable truck unloading systems.
  • The marine terminal is served by the Richmond Pacific Railroad (wholly owned subsidiary of LRTC's parent corporation). The Richmond Pacific Railroad handles more than 22,000 loads per year and connects directly with the Union Pacific Railroad and the BNSF.
  • All cargos are handled in a safe and environmentally conscious manner.
  • The marine terminal operates 20 hours per day, six days per week with two 10-hour shifts.