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portfac introAn Overview

  • Located 124 nautical miles (199 kilometers) north of New York Harbor.
  • Located 225 miles (362 kilometers) south of Montreal, 175 miles (282 kilometers) west of Boston. To the west are Syracuse, Rochester, Buffalo, Toronto, Cleveland, Detroit, Chicago and the Midwest.
  • Deep water facilities are located on the Albany (west) and Rensselaer (east) sides of the river.
  • Wharf length on the Albany (west) side of the river is 4,200 feet (1,280 meters) and on the Rensselaer (east) side is 1,100 feet (335 meters).
  • 10-acre open storage yard directly adjacent to the wharf at the Rensselaer Terminal.
  • On-site customs and U.S. Department of Agriculture offices to help expedite cargo clearance.
  • Five transit sheds and two backup warehouses totaling 350,000 square feet (32,500 square meters) of sprinklered storage.
  • 13.5 million-bushel capacity grain elevator with a Peco loader.
  • 18 million-gallon (68 million-liter) capacity bulk liquid storage (two terminals).
  • 20-mile (32-kilometer) standard gauge switching railroad.
  • Heavy lift on-dock rail capability.
  • Super-sacking and debagging operation.
  • 12-acre road salt depot.
  • 12-acre scrap yard.
  • 225-ton American Crawler Crane.
  • Liebherr mobile harbor crane with lift capacity that ranges from 123 short tons at 65 feet to 38 short tons at 158 feet.
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