SJPC’s largest total cargo tonnage year with nearly 4 million tons of breakbulk and bulk cargo
The Port of Camden handles more than 3 million tons of cargo for the year, breaking previous records set in each of the previous three years.
SJPC authorized $135 million in bonds for the development of Paulsboro Marine Terminal at the Port of Paulsboro.
Ground was broken for Nutsco, an importer and processor of cashew nuts within the Port of Camden District
SJPC issued major economic development program through a bond issue that funded the construction of Pier 1A and the purchase of heavy lift Kocks crane (Holcim).
SJPC and the St. Lawrence Cement Company commence a 45-year lease bringing $60 million in private investment to the City of Camden and the potential for 1 million tons of import cargo annually.
SJPC and Del Monte Fresh Fruit complete construction of a 76,500-square-foot, temperature-controlled warehouse, more than doubling the port’s fruit handling capacity and enabling growth to rise over 520,000 tons of import fresh fruits annually.
A new berth is constructed at the Beckett Street Terminal and an agreement is finalized for SJPC to oversee the Port of Salem.
A $6 million dredging project, jointly funded by the U.S. Corps of Engineers and the Delaware River Port Authority, deepens the access channel to 40 feet from the main river channel to the Beckett Street Terminal.
SJPC handles a record breaking 1 million tons of export scrap metal.