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                                                                                                                        Metro Ports
Metro Ports is a contract stevedoring and marine terminal operator specializing in dry and liquid bulk cargoes, breakbulk and project cargoes, forest products, wind energy, and a variety of other marine cargoes. Metro Ports operates in the U.S. states of Washington, California, Texas, Indiana, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.
   Port of Corpus Christi
Port of Corpus Christi, situated on the Texas Gulf Coast and located just 1 mile from Highway 37 and U.S. Highway 181, has 6 laydown yards, all highway accessible and most with rail capability, suitable for heavy lift cargo such as wind turbine components. The port provides a 47' deep ship channel (currently dredging to 54'); dockside rail; three class 1 rail carriers; an on-campus short line railroad; a knowledgeable labor force; heavy lift capabilities; Foreign Trade Zone #122, and open, covered, and dockside storages. The Port’s Nueces River Rail Yard features 8 tracks each 8500' long. All of this provided with safety, security, and environ- mental management operations.
 Port of Olympia
The Port of Olympia's 66 acre terminal is situated in Puget Sound in Washington State. ILWU #47 longshore labor is available 24/7 to discharge wind component vessels and to load out to truck and rail. Easy truck access is available, with access to Interstate 5 in less than one mile. On-dock rail is supported by both BNSF and UPRR with switching by OYLO, their shortline carrier.
A wide variety of heavy lift equipment is on-site for operations including top picks and a 140-ton Gottwald mobile harbor crane.
    Port of Stockton
The Port of Stockton is an inland facility located in the extended San Francisco Bay Area that has handled breakbulk cargo since 1933. They have around the clock security and uniquely offers customers 24/7 access to their freight. The Port has 2.5 miles of on-dock rail connecting to the UP and BNSF that offer service throughout the United States. It is adjacent to uncon- gested highways, I-5, CA-4, and CA-99, and is an hour from I-80. The Port of Stockton has handled numerous shipments of clean energy cargo of all shapes and sizes.
 Port of Vancouver USA
To support transportation of wind energy compo- nents, the port has two Liebherr mobile harbor cranes that can lift 140-MT each and 210-MT
in tandem, a multi-purpose crane with 51-MT capacity, and crane operators certified in tandem and engineered lifts. Stevedoring equipment includes trailers and reach-stackers to efficiently move cargo. They have over 100 acres of laydown space and their completed rail expansion project triples capacity and increases velocity on the mainline by 40%.
Ports America
Ports America, headquartered in New Jersey,
is an independent marine terminal operator
and stevedore company. The company currently operates in more than 42 ports and 80 locations. Ports America handles all types of cargo, includ- ing wind component projects, heavy lift projects, containers, bulk, breakbulk, automotive, military, and cruise. The company typically handles 10.1 million tons of general cargo annually.
  Stewart World Port Services, Ltd.
Stewart World Port is a deep sea multipurpose port located in Stewart BC. As Canada’s most northerly ice-free port, Stewart is ideally located at the end of the Portland Canal and has paved access to British Columbia and Alberta. The location provides up to a full day advantage to Asian markets over southern ports and has favorable climate, low winds, and good anchorage.
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   Transportation Partners and Logistics
Currently serving a variety of OEMs, project developers, and supply companies, TP&L provides logistics and transportation management for a variety of industries across the entire supply chain. Since 2012, TP&L’s one-stop-shop for logistics and management solutions has assisted more than 75 wind farms, multiple oil/ gas drilling projects, and agriculture throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico. TP&L’s team of in-house engineers are top-load certified and ready to take the lead when it comes to any logistical needs. From port to pad they deliver economically, safely, and on time.
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   EAPC Wind Energy
EAPC Wind Energy is a wind consulting firm offering bankable wind resource and energy assessment, wind farm design, turbine site suitability analysis, project due diligence, noise and shadow flicker assess- ment, visual simulations, and met tower sales and installation. EAPC Wind Energy is the exclusive North and South American (excluding Mexico and Brazil) sales and support agent for WindPRO.
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