North Carolina Ports

North Carolina State Ports Authority

Container, bulk, breakbulk and Ro/Ro operations strategically located on the U.S. East Coast

With the volume of international trade continuing to grow, forward-looking businesses and industries are increasingly relying on competitive access to global markets. The North Carolina State Ports Authority is ready, willing and able to help your operation succeed. 

North Carolina's Ports of Wilmington and Morehead City, plus inland terminals in Charlotte and in the Piedmont Triad at Greensboro, have the capability and capacity to serve as competitive alternatives to ports in neighboring states. Owned and operated by the Ports Authority, North Carolina's port system combines modern facilities and abundant capacity with the commitment to excel in service to our customers, without taxpayer subsidy.

Our Focus: The requirements of our customers. 

Our Goals: Self-sustaining operations, environmental stewardship, a highly efficient workforce, satisfied customers, and modern, well-maintained facilities and equipment.

Our Mission: The mission of the North Carolina State Ports Authority is to enhance the economy of the State of North Carolina. The Ports Authority will be managed like a business focused on the requirements of our customers. North Carolina’s Ports will be recognized for our self-sustaining operations, environmental stewardship, highly efficient workforce, satisfied customers, and modern, well-maintained facilities and equipment.