SJPC issued major economic development program through a bond issue that funded the construction of Pier 1A and the purchase of heavy lift Kocks crane (Holcim).
SJPC and the St. Lawrence Cement Company commence a 45-year lease bringing $60 million in private investment to the City of Camden and the potential for 1 million tons of import cargo annually.
SJPC and Del Monte Fresh Fruit complete construction of a 76,500-square-foot, temperature-controlled warehouse, more than doubling the port’s fruit handling capacity and enabling growth to rise over 520,000 tons of import fresh fruits annually.
A new berth is constructed at the Beckett Street Terminal and an agreement is finalized for SJPC to oversee the Port of Salem.
A $6 million dredging project, jointly funded by the U.S. Corps of Engineers and the Delaware River Port Authority, deepens the access channel to 40 feet from the main river channel to the Beckett Street Terminal.
SJPC handles a record breaking 1 million tons of export scrap metal.
Del Monte Fresh Fruit begins operations at the Broadway Terminal, making Camden its largest distribution center in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic.
Mainland China calls on the Port of Camden for the first time in 40 years, with a ship laden with hardboard.
SJPC ranks among the top 10 percent of ports worldwide and continues to grow, completing a $14.5 million expansion at Beckett St. Terminal.
The Port of Camden becomes the second largest lumber port on the East Coast.