Breakbulk Ports and Terminals

Breakbulk Ports and Terminals

Breakbulk and project cargo call for specialized handling and equipment, skilled labor and, often, strengthened quays and wharves capable of handling unusually heavy loads.

News & Analysis

16 Oct 2020
Gulf Stream Marine adds Alabo Street Wharf to its string of US Gulf breakbulk terminals and positions itself to handle out-of-gauge cargo with a focus on transshipment to the Midwest.
02 Oct 2020
As East Coast states commit to generating 29,000 MW of offshore electricity by 2035, ports and terminals scramble to position themselves for the coming project cargo boom.
04 Sep 2020
Wind energy cargoes imported through the Port of Lake Charles are driving a significant increase in overall breakbulk tonnage at the Louisiana port during the first seven months of 2020.
06 Aug 2020
Falling oil prices and rising demand for wind turbines are driving the mix of breakbulk and project cargo in Houston and throughout the US Gulf.
29 Jan 2020
Officials say the funding will help complete the Oregon river port’s partially finished breakbulk terminal and expedite project cargoes for two ambitious wind energy projects in the state.
28 Jan 2020
Wind developer Ørsted and the Virginia Port Authority will develop an offshore wind terminal at Portsmouth, enabling Ørsted to service planned projects throughout the Northeast.
28 Jan 2020
US ports are expanding their ro-ro capacity as they look for a competitive edge, betting on growth despite tariff threats.
27 Jan 2020
Some US ports handling “high and heavy” equipment reported seeing minimal impact from the US-China trade war last year, while others said they had been considerably affected.
07 Jan 2020
The Port of Duluth-Superior sees growth opportunities in wind, breakbulk, and project cargo, and is investing heavily in Clure Terminal.
22 Nov 2019
JAXPORT expects terminal upgrades and a dredging project will attract larger vessels and more volumes when work is complete in 2023.
21 Nov 2019
The ports of Brownsville and Corpus Christi, Texas, and Vancouver, Washington, are among those expecting continued growth in windmill component cargoes in 2020.