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2002

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).

2000

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.

1999

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.

1992

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.

1989

Del Monte Fresh Fruit begins operations at the Broadway Terminal, making Camden its largest distribution center in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic.

1983

SJPC ranks among the top 10 percent of ports worldwide and continues to grow, completing a $14.5 million expansion at Beckett St. Terminal.