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Bulk Commodities

Bulk cargo ships a little differently than your standard container – requiring special skills, equipment and attention to detail.

Bauxite off-loading at the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal Port pf San Diego

Take advantage of being different

When success is measured by speed, efficiency and safety, you need to work with a partner who thrives on different. At the Port of San Diego, we specialize in specialty cargo.

We have the space, flexibility, expertise, competitive rates, and commitment to customer service to handle all of your dry or liquid bulk cargo needs.

Expertise in handling

  • Soda ash
  • Bauxite
  • Cement
  • Fertilizer
  • Sand
  • Sugar
  • And more

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Concrete Off-loading

Whatever your bulk cargo needs may be – the Port of San Diego is available to meet them with:

  • 1,800 ton- per- hour bulk loader
  • 32,900 metric- ton bulk storage silo complex
  • Up to one million square feet of covered storage space
  • On-dock Class I rail with bulk handling capability
  • 42- foot draft (12.8 meters)
  • Access to interstates 5, 8, 15 and 805 within minutes
  • Resident experts in bulk cargo handling from longshoremen to stevedores to security to Port staff
  • Competitive rates to meet your specialty cargo needs


Download a Bulk Cargo Overview

Contact us today for details on the special advantage our team can provide for you. | 619.686.6300