Mile 537 on the Mississippi River
The Port of Greenville, a fully multimodal center - accessing water, truck, and rail transportation - provides the area with access to the most efficient and cost effective transportation possible.
As a gateway to National and International trade, the Port is responsible for millions of dollars in annual economic activity. Its ability to create and develop jobs and make capital investments generates additional tax revenue to the local community and counties within a 100-mile radius.
The Port of Greenville was consolidated into an authority in 1954 with a Port Commission appointed by the city, county, and state to provide direction for development of this important economic engine for the entire Delta region. Since then, flood-free industrial sites along the harbor front have been developed and service to the area industry through a public terminal has been provided. The Port of Greenville ranks as one of the great ports on the inland waterway system and the Mississippi River.
Rapid handling of a wide spectrum of cargoes is a daily experience. This includes wide variations in value, size, and weight of commodities. The handling is made possible by the use of equipment available including:
Port Handling Equipment
60 Tons - All Weather Covered Bridge Crane
22,000 sq.ft. inside storage dew point control
50,000 sq.ft. outside hard stand (concrete surafce)
Four Barges At One Time
1-130-ton crawler crane / 1-100-ton crawler crane / 1-52,000# fork lift / 1-25,000# fork lift1-6,000# fork lift / 1-5,000# fork lift / 25 yd. clam bucket / 75” and 54” magnet / Skid steer loaderTruck/rail bulk hopper / Truck bulk hopper / Track hoe Knuckle boom / 50,000 lb. Wheel loader
Available Modes of Transportation
Truck / Rail / Barge / Small Ship
Volume of Port Activity
Every year approximately 5.2 million tons of cargo are trans-loaded at the Port of Greenville. The largest volume of raw products from the Delta region is shipped through the Port of Greenville: corn, wheat, soybeans, rice, and Milo; gasoline, diesel fuel; and bio-diesel products; bulk dry and liquid chemicals; steel, scrap steel, lumber, and other wood products.
Capabilities and Equipment
・ Designated U.S. Port of Entry.
・ Certified truck scales.
・ Rail scales (not certified for trade).
・ One Sennebogen 835 crane for barge loading and unloading.
・ A LST 218 Linkbelt crawler crane, with a 4½-yard bucket.
・ Harbor and fleeting service available.
・ Marine dry-dock and repair services.
・ Bulk truck/rail loading conveyers.
・ 5,000-lb. to 52,000-lb. forklifts.
・ Scrap handling magnets.
・ 22,000-sq.-ft. climate-controlled warehouse.
・ Open yard hard stand storage.
・ Grain, liquid bulk, L.P. gas, sand and gravel terminals.
・ 60-ton All Weather Bridge Crane that covers four barges at once.
・ 25-cy clamshell bucket for loading bulk cargo to truck or rail under covered structure.