Georgia Ports Authority

Colonel’s Island Terminal: Agri-Bulk


Owned and operated by the Georgia Ports Authority, Colonel’s Island Terminal is among the largest deepwater agri-bulk operations in the U.S. South Atlantic. Offering a turnkey service for U.S. Midwest and Southeastern agribusiness, the facility features a dedicated agri-bulk berth and is capable of accommodating a diverse group of agri-product in combined flat and vertical storage.

 


Specifications

Overview  
Terminal Owner / Operator

GEORGIA PORTS AUTHORITY

Terminal Area

1,700-Plus ACRES (688-Plus HECTARES)

Agri-bulk Facility

71.2 ACRES (28.8 HECTARES)

Channel Width

400FT (121.9M)

Channel Project Depth

36FT (11M) AT MLW

Tidal Range

7.6FT (2.3M)

Turning Basin

SOUTH BRUNSWICK RIVER 1,200FT (365.8M) IN DIAMETER

Bridge Vertical Clearance

185FT (56.4M) AT MHW (HIGH LEVEL, FIXED-SPAN DESIGN)

Bridge Horizontal Clearance

UNRESTRICTED

Cargo Handled

AGRI-BULK

Berthing (Berth 2)

925 LINEAR FT (282M)

Wharf Area

750 LINEAR FT (229M)

Apron Width

35 LINEAR FT (10.7M)

Depth Alongside

40FT (12M) AT MLW

Dock Height

14.5FT (4.4M) AT MLW

(2) On-Terminal Loop Tracks

14,235FT (4,338.8M)

Inbound Receiving
From Truck

40,000 BUSHELS PER HOUR (1,200 SHORT TONS PER HOUR)

From Rail

40,000 BUSHELS PER HOUR (1,200 SHORT TONS PER HOUR)

From Ship

11,000 BUSHELS PER HOUR (330 SHORT TONS PER HOUR)

Outbound Loading
To Ship

40,000 BUSHELS PER HOUR (1,200 SHORT TONS PER HOUR)

To Truck

8 SEMIS PER HOUR

To Rail

6 HOPPERS PER HOUR

Agri-bulk Facility Equipment
Grain Cleaning/Blending (Rotex Megatex Cleaner)

40,000 BUSHELS PER HOUR (1,200 SHORT TONS PER HOUR)

Grain Drying (Myers Dryer)

1,200 BUSHELS PER HOUR (60 SHORT TONS PER HOUR)

Weighing (Compuweigh)

40,000 BUSHELS PER HOUR (1,200 SHORT TONS PER HOUR)

Samplers (Intersystems)

CROSS CUT SAMPLERS

Truck Dump (Toledo Scale)

60 DEGREE TILT RAMP WITH 70FT DECK SCALE

Port Reclaimer (Kocks)

PORTAL SCRAPER TYPE, AUTOMATIC OPERATION WITH PROGRAMMED CONTROL OF CUT DEPTH; 40,000 BUSHELS PER HOUR (1,200 SHORT TONS PER HOUR)

Ship Loader (Transbulk)

550FT (167.6M) TRAVEL, 94FT (28.7M) SHUTTLE, 100FT (30.5M) TELESCOPIC SPOUT; 40,000 BUSHELS PER HOUR (1,200 SHORT TONS PER HOUR)

Ship Unloader (Christianson Systems)

PNEUMATIC UNLOADER, 82FT (25M) BOOM, 82FT (25M) VERTICAL TELESCOPIC SPOUT; 11,000 BUSHELS PER HOUR (330 SHORT TONS PER HOUR)

Inbound Conveyors (Rapat Conveyors, Inc)

ENCLOSED CONVEYORS RATED AT 23,300
BUSHELS PER HOUR (700 SHORT TONS PER HOUR)

Outbound Conveyors (Voss International)

ENCLOSED CONVEYORS RATED AT 40,000
BUSHELS PER HOUR (1,200 SHORT TONS PER HOUR)

FGIS

FEDERAL GRAIN INSPECTION SERVICE ON-SITE

Storage
Flat Storage

36,800 SHORT TONS (32,857 LONG TONS)

Silos (14)

10,000 SHORT TONS (8,928.6 LONG TONS) COMBINED

Steel Tanks (2)

18,000 SHORT TONS (16,071.4 LONG TONS)COMBINED

Current Combined Storage:

64,800 SHORT TONS (57,857 LONG TONS)

(An additional 10,000 short tons of additional facility space is planned for FY ’08)