M.D. Young Terminal (Terminal III)
The M.D. Young Terminal is the most recent addition to the Port of Belledune. This state of the art facility was built in 1998 specifically to serve the growing needs of shipping companies. The terminal and all of its infrastructure and equipment are in exceptional condition and are in operation year round. It consists of a wharf which is 455 metres (1492.8 ft.) long and 100 metres (328.1 ft.) wide supporting two berths - (West) length, 200 metres (656.2 ft.), depth alongside 9.9 metres (32.5 ft.) at chart datum; (East) length, 200 metres (656.2 ft.), depth alongside 11.5 metres (37.7 ft.) at chart datum.
The terminal offers flexible services and is continuing to grow in order to meet the demands of its users. Ships from Norway, Sweden, eastern Europe, the Orient and other points across the globe make use of the M.D. Young Terminal III. Our experienced team ensures the safe, orderly, and secure movment of goods, both on water, and on land.
The terminal can handle General Cargo, Handysize, Handymax-type ships, also Roll on Roll off and Car Ferries up to approximately 50,000 DWT. Its features include a 6,500 m2 (70,390 square feet) transit shed/warehouse with an annual indoor storage throughput capacity for 150,000 tonnes (147637.79 imperial tons) of merchandise. It also has 13.5 hectares (33.35 acres) secure outdoor storage with 6.5 hectares (16.1 acres) being asphalted. The terminal handles a variety of cargo including synthetic gypsum, armour stone, aggregates, metallurgical coke, perlite, wood chips, wood pellets, wood pulp and other forest products, containers and other general merchandise.
The M.D. Young Terminal III is directly connected to highway and rail networks that span the entire continent. More than 20 million consumers lie within the radius of a single day’s haul by transport truck. The terminal offers no wait berths and exceptional, rapid cargo handling, all of which make it a sound economical choice.