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Export Facility for Potash and Calcined Coke

Ausenco completed a preliminary scoping study for the greenfield development of a bulk storage and export terminal in Cherry Point, Washington, USA.

The proposed terminal is intended to be a combined facility receiving potash in rail cars and calcined coke by conveyor. On site storage will be provided for both products, which will in turn be exported to ocean going vessels at a new wharf facility with separate shiploaders for each product.

Terminal development will be completed in progressive phases to reduce the amount of initial capital investment required.

The study established layouts for the site, developed capital cost estimates based on preliminary drawings to an accuracy of ±25%, and provided an estimate of operating costs for the terminal.

As at 2015, Pacific International Terminals, a subsidiary of SSA Marine is preparing the draft environmental impact statement to be finalised in 2017.

Project details

Offering
Light rail systems
Commodity
Biofuel
Location
Cherry Point, Washington, USA
Client
Canpotex Terminals and SSA Marine
Timeframe
2008
Solution phase
Evaluate (Concept Study)
Service
Studies and technical solutions