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The Owensboro Riverport has the ideal facilities and assets to meet your domestic and international shipping needs.

Our terminal features modern cargo-handling equipment, with a 84 NT capacity mobile harbor crane and two material handlers on spud barges for added flexibility, and a complete line of forklifts, loaders, and specialty equipment. There are also five certified truck scales on site that are available to the public. Owensboro Riverport has a fully-equipped, on-site maintenance shop.

Owensboro Riverport offers about 500,000 square feet of on-site indoor warehouses and more than 100 acres of outdoor storage. The Riverport has facilities for bulk cargo and a grain-handling facility operated by Consolidated Grain and Barge Co.

The Owensboro Riverport is a Foreign-Trade Zone as well as a U.S. Customs Port of Entry and Homeland Security Facility, with 24/7 on-site security.

Terminal Facilities & Assets

  • Eight pile cells
  • Six mooring dolphins
  • 210-foot heavy lift cargo dock that is one foot above the hundred-year flood plain ensuring that high water is never a factor for loading or unloading
  • 200-foot heavy lift and project cargo dock located at lower river level (expected completion April 2022)
  • 21,500 linear feet rail track
  • 9,100 linear feet rail loop
  • Over 100 acres of outside storage – paved or limestone gravel base
  • Bulk storage totaling up to 20,000 tons
  • Grain handling facility on site managed by Consolidated Grain and Barge
  • Liquid tank farm – 6 million gallons, river/rail access and load out facility
  • Adjoining acreage available for construction and future growth potential
  • Five certified truck scales
  • Array of equipment to complement full-service port including
    • LHM280 Multipurpose high-capacity, high-speed Mobile Harbor Crane 84NT
    • Two barge-mounted material handlers for bulk products
    • Semis and dump trucks, flatbeds and van trailers
    • Loaders, fleet trucks, specialty equipment available
    • Lift trucks 5,000-pound to 52,000-pound lifting capacity
    • Rail car mover with eight-car capacity

Warehouse Facilities

The Owensboro Riverport boasts eight warehouses that are directly adjacent to the CSX main rail line, with rail spurs to most buildings and available spotter truck services.

  • Warehouse #1 – 32,000 sq ft
  • Warehouse #2 – 21,000 sq ft
  • Warehouse #3 – 43,250 sq ft
  • Warehouse #4 – 300,000 sq ft
    • 14 loading docks
    • Covered dock accommodates space for 13 railcars
  • Warehouse #5- 45,000 sq ft
  • Warehouse #6- 25,000 sq ft
  • Warehouse #7 – 25,000 sq ft
  • Warehouse #8 – 10,000 sq ft