Port Freeport is fully equipped to accommodate scalable roll on/off operations.
Our partners who specialize in roll on roll off cargo operations are Hoegh Autoliners, Glovis Liberty Global and Sallaum Lines. These carriers make weekly calls to Port Freeport with a combined frequency of about 10 vessels per month. Additionally, Horizon Terminal Services, AMPORTS and Red Hook Terminals have operations in the port as a result of these global services.
Port Freeport’s resident OEM Terminal Operator and partner Horizon Terminal Services (HTS) is a private automotive marine terminal, processor and logistics management company that provides customers a variety of professional and value-added services. The Company is set up to handle a variety of cargoes including Factory New and Previously Owned Vehicles, High and Heavy, Static, Breakbulk and Project Cargoes. HTS offers a combination of services including terminal operations, vehicle and equipment processing, long and short-term storage, inland transportation and logistics distribution management. Safety is a high priority for HTS, providing clean and safe working environments for all staff. Their goal is to keep personnel safe along with damage free cargo and equipment.
Port Freeport has improved about 60 Acres of property to enable Horizon Terminals to stage new OEM exports and imports. Port Freeport will commence construction on a 20-acre rail-served terminal expansion in August 2019 in order to increase the capability of our storage capacity.
The RoRo vessels in this fleet have reinforced ramps and increased overhead clearance, allowing them to deliver high and heavy equipment as well as project cargo on mafi trailers. Large cranes and construction equipment, containers and conventional breakbulk cargo have been arriving on these vessels, proving their versatility to move all types of cargo.
In 2018, nearly 70,000 vehicles were handled at Port Freeport of which nearly 90% were new vehicles, a 40% increase from the previous year. Also in 2018, a number of shipping lines added new services connecting Freeport with Oceania, Indian sub-continent, the Mediterranean and the Middle East, increasing both imports and exports.