Blackwater Georgia LLC adding tank storage in Brunswick GA
Mar 2, 2012 11:29 AM
Blackwater Georgia LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackwater Midstream Corp announces a phase I expansion at its Brunswick GA terminal that will add an additional 60,000 barrels of chemical storage capacity under a long term lease with a new customer. The project is being 100% financed by Blackwater Midstream’s senior lender, JP Morgan Chase Bank NA.
The Brunswick site will grow from its current capacity of 161,000 barrels to a total of 221,000 barrels after construction is completed. The Blackwater Georgia facility is located on six acres of land that is leased from the Georgia Ports Authority. After completion of phase I, there is additional land for a phase II project that could add another 100,000 barrels of capacity at the site at some point in the future.
Michael Suder, Blackwater Midstream Corp’s chief executive officer says: “We are extremely pleased to announce this expansion project at our Brunswick terminal. The terminal has been operating at 100% of capacity and securing this additional business is right in line with our business objective of bringing internal growth at our existing sites. We are very appreciative of the support that we have received from the Georgia Ports Authority.”
Blackwater Midstream Corp. is an independent operator of bulk liquid storage terminals with other facilities in the Port of New Orleans in Westwego LA and Salisbury MD. The Westwego facility consists of 857,000 barrels of storage capacity, while the Salisbury facility has a total of 177,000 barrels, with both sites capable of storing a wide variety of liquid products. Blackwater Midstream is a member of the International Liquid Terminals Association.
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