Private Ocean Terminal
BCS is one of the first ports of call from the Pacific Ocean into the Puget Sound. It is the largest private deepwater terminal and portside cold storage warehouse center on the West Coast. Vessels of all sizes, including specialized reefer ships, have used Bellingham Cold Storage as an international terminal for decades.
Marine services overview:
All of your marine shipping, portside warehousing, on-site processing and land distribution needs can be managed in one place: Bellingham Cold Storage. We have helped companies move products by sea, land and air — within the United States, across Canada and around the globe — since 1946.
When you use Bellingham Cold Storage’s marine services, you’ll have access to a private terminal with up to 900 feet of deepwater docking. You can take advantage of flexible warehousing spaces, WebOPTICS warehouse management software and a team of experienced logistics pros who will support your business as it grows.
Marine services features:
BCS offers a deepwater dock supporting factory trawlers and trampers delivering from and to Asia and Europe:
- Private dock: 900 feet
- Deepwater: 30 feet
BCS is one of the first ports of call from the Pacific Ocean into Puget Sound.
BCS has had an international terminal for specialized reefer vessels since the 1950s.
BCS is the largest portside cold storage on the West Coast, with a capacity of 125 million pounds.
The specialized refrigerated vessel service (and breakbulk) at BCS’s ocean terminal campus includes:
- Dockside cold storage
- Dry and chilled warehousing
- Rail services adjacent to the dock and warehouses
- Leased production facilities
- Custom processing
- USDC office
- Inspection services
- Potential for a Port of Bellingham-sponsored Foreign Trade Zone
What products do we handle?
BCS handles dockside loading and unloading of vessels, as well as short-term and long-term cargo storage. BCS on-site tenants can help with your processing needs, or you may consider leasing your own processing plant on our campus. BCS is ideally suited for food, agriculture and industry products — palletized or hand stowed.
BCS can handle the following products:
- Fruits: to and from Washington state, South America, Asia, Europe and around the world
- Potatoes and vegetables
- Processed foods (flavorings, grains and beverages)
- Pulses and other agricultural products — on pallets or in bins or sacks
- Equipment and industrial materials