More than 30 years of experience

CHARTERING BULK AND WOOD CHIP CARRIER VESSELS

Wood chips are one of only a handful of commodities that use commodity specific vessels for their transport. When exporting wood chips, having extensive experience with wood chip carrier vessels and their owners is essential. Our logistics department has more than 30 years of experience chartering various types of vessels and has established excellent working relationships with all the major wood chip carrier vessel owners. Whether you request to purchase FOB, CNF or have your wood chips delivered directly to your factory, we have the network, the relationships and the experience to meet your needs.
    • LOADING PORT DETAILS
      • Location:
      • MILE 12 SAVANNAH RIVER, 32 04 45.65, N 81 03 49.12 W

      • Pilotage:
      • MANDATORY, PILOT BOARDS VESSEL AT SEA BUOY APPROXIMATELY 12 MILES FROM BERTH (1:45 TRANSIT)

      • Towage:
      • REQUIRED FOR VESSELS (Crescent, Moran VHF CH 16)

      • Drafts:
      • 36 FEET, CHANNEL (MEAN LOW WATER)

      • Berth:
      • #2, 1100 FEET IN LENGTH

      • Water:
      • FRESH WATER (AVERAGE DENSITY 1.004)

      • Tide Range:
      • 7.5 FEET, 2.3 METER (AVG)

      • Max LOA:
      • VESSELS OVER 230 METERS, NEED TO CLEAR WITH PILOTS

      • Max Beam:
      • 126 FEET (IF OVER, PLEASE CHECK BEFORE COMMITTING VESSEL)

      • Air Draft:
      • 19 METERS (MAX), WATER LINE TO HATCH COAMING

      • Load Rate:
      • 10,000 S/T PER WEATHER WORKING DAY

      • Other:
      • VESSEL TURING BASIN LOCATED ADJACENT TO BERTH

  • Vessel Log

120,000 Metric Tons

Of Wood Chip Storage Capacity

We are the exclusive wood chip exporter from the world-class wood chip-loading facility of East Coast Terminals, located in Savannah, GA. Utilizing two storage pads, our facility possess 120,000 metric tons of wood chip storage capacity.

We are privileged to work with Peeples Industries for the storage, handling and loading of our wood chips. Led by Frank Peeples Jr., Peeples Industries is the industry leader in the storage and loading of wood chips and wood pellets in the USA. Since 1978, Peeples Industries has received, stored and loaded more than 350 wood chip carrier vessels representing more than 13 million metric tons of wood chips; with over 50% of that volume being loaded on Cogent’s behalf since we began working together in 2005. Peeples Industries’ experience, professionalism and record of safety are second to none in the industry.

“The team at Cogent is hardworking and professional. They deliver a quality product and keep to the agreed quality, schedules and delivery terms. I am certain they will be an excellent supplier to your organization.“

Mr. Haluk Yildiz

President, Wood Industry Group | Kastamonu Entegre