North Carolina Ports


Lumber WarehouseNorth Carolina's Ports offer highly competitive alternatives to ports in neighboring states for competitive access to global markets. 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.

A new warehouse at the Port of Morehead City offers high-quality features for the most demanding breakbulk shippers, including paper, steel, and lumber.  Norfolk Southern rail access on the docks, connections to major north-south and east-west interstate systems, and a 45-foot navigational channel with docks less than four miles from the open sea make Morehead City your breakbulk terminal of choice in the region.

Container YardAn ongoing container-terminal expansion project at the Port of Wilmington includes four post-Panamax container cranes, new and powerful container-handling equipment, managed by a news terminal operating system to providing maximum information to shippers at any time. Wilmington offers excellent general cargo facilities as well.

Inland terminals offer container-shipping customers in western parts of the state convenient access to the Port of Wilmington.