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SHIPPING & PORTS
"In sheer tonnage, the SJPC is one of the most productive ports in the world, and the economic impacts to the Delaware Valley region is significant."
ed in December - more than double the
amount in December 2013. Total import
steel tonnage for 2014 was a new record
for the Camden terminals, beating the
1997 mark of 752,542 tons.
The rise in steel imports reflects a
growing reliance on the SJPC's marine
terminals by shippers of steel from
Europe to the American industrial
heartland. "It's a combination of the
diminishing efficiency of the Saint Lawrence Seaway to the Midwest and the
SJPC having the right facilities, skilled
staff and rail and highway infrastructure

to move these high-quality rolls of steel
quickly, timely and in the most cost-effective manner," Castagnola explains.
The SJPC has seen its overall breakbulk cargoes increase 47 percent to 1.1
million tons, with scrap metal tonnage
growing by 5 percent to 522,380 tons,
cement tonnage increasing by 13 percent to 371,678 short tons and salt doubling to 137,622 tons. Imported cocoa
beans grew by 9 percent to 66,036 tons.
In 2014, the SJPC's marine terminals
handled 157 ships, compared to 145 in
2013, and the number of ship days - the

number of days a ship is loading or unloading at its terminals - increased from
385 to 474, a 22 percent increase.
Economic Engine
The SJPC also leases property within
the port district to more than 35 tenants
involved with waterborne cargo and the
maritime industry. It has a network of
tenants, private businesses and public and private facilities that creates a
powerful economic engine in the south
Jersey and Delaware Valley regions.
"Today, the port corporation remains
focused on the changing trends of the
maritime industry, the needs of its host
city, and a future that holds the promise
of accomplishments equal to and greater
than those of the past three decades,"
the port says.

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