NC Ports signs agreement for at-port transload facility

NC Ports signs deal for transload facility

The North Carolina State Ports Authority (NC Ports) has signed a partnership agreement with Scoular to better support the state’s agriculture industry.

The agreement comes after receiving approval for a land lease to develop a new transload facility on the Port of Wilmington.

The at-port facility that will receive, store and load agricultural products. Brian E. Clark, Executive Director, North Carolina Ports said, “We are excited to work with Scoular, a company that has more than a century of experience in the agriculture industry, to expand our business offerings to better serve the North Carolina agriculture community.”

Doug Grennan, Vice President and General Manager of Select Global Grains and Oilseeds of the Omaha, Neb. based Scoular, also commented, “Scoular looks forward to partnering with the North Carolina State Ports Authority on its exciting journey of growth that brings new agricultural markets to North Carolina farmers.

“Equally exciting for Scoular is working with our steamship line partners in adding another export location within their container network to serve our joint global customers of feed and food products.”

Scoular is developing a transload operation on the Port of Wilmington’s General Cargo Terminal. The facility will be used to transfer bulk agricultural products to containers for export on ocean-going vessels.

The Scoular Company anticipates breaking ground on the transload facility in the coming months with an anticipated completion date this summer.

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