Vessel Loading
Coos Bay Shipping Terminal loads the standard size wood chip hauling vessel which is 20,000 bone dry metric tons. However, larger vessels are loaded. Chips are loaded pneumatically for higher compaction at a rate of 800,000 cubic feet per day.

Quick Facts:

  • Terminal Name: Coos Bay Shipping Terminal
  • Location: 43˚ 26’ 23” N, 124˚ 13’ 18” W
  • Channel Mile: 7.9
  • 1 berth, 305.34 meters (1002 feet) dolphins, wharf is 79.39 meters (260 feet)
  • 11.58 meters (38 feet) MLLW (Mean Low Level Water) with Bar Pilot approval for the channel
  • Density depends on tidal movement 1.016 – 1.022
  • Vessel LOA 250+ meters (820+ feet)
  • Vessel Beam 41 meters (131 feet)
  • Freeboard height 24.43 meters (80 feet) MHW, 27.48 meters (90 feet) MLW
  • Stationary pneumatic loading tower
  • 10.1 hectares/25+ acres paved bulk storage
  • Draft at the dock is 12.29 meters (40 feet) maintenance depth
  • Vessel operation by ILWU/Shore operations by CBST

Coos Bay Shipping Terminal’s bulk cargo handling terminal is located in the United States at the Port of Coos Bay, Oregon
Port of Coos Bay Terminals and Docks
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