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Port Capabilities

The Port of Oswego handles more than a million tons annually.

Commodities Handled:

Aluminum – Ingots, Recycled Material Magnesium Scrap

Steel – Rebar, Billets, Rail

* Millscale

Agriculture Products - Corn, Soybeans, Wheat Fertilizer, Citrus Pulp & Oats


Project Cargo – Windmill Components

Heavy Lift – Nuclear Power Components


* Petroleum Products


-  360 Ton Liebherr Crane on-site

- Lifting capacity from 25 tons to 600 tons with outside crane contractor

- Dockside rail and mainline service by CSX

- Certified truck and rail scales

- Mobile conveyor systems

- Fleet of forklifts and front end loaders

- 100,000 square feet of warehouse space

- 50,000 tons of bulk, covered storage

- 400,000 of open storage immediately adjacent to dock with an additional 15 acres available

- Immediate access to Rt. 481 with connectivity to Interstates 81 and 90


Port Tenants and Customers (current/past)

Perdue Agribusiness
Crop Production Services
Sprague Energy
ARG International
Albecour Inc.
Concord Resources Ltd
Engelhart CTP, LLC
Glencore Ltd.
Goldman Sachs & Co.
IXM Trading LLC
Marubeni America Corp.
Mercuria Energy Trading Inc.
Mitsubishi International Corp.
Rio Tinto - Alcan
Trafigura Ag
North American Rock Salt


The mission of the Port of Oswego Authority is to serve as an economic catalyst in the Central New York Development Council District Region by providing diversified and efficient transportation services and conducting operations in a manner that promotes regional and international growth and development while being mindful of our responsibility to serve as a steward of the environment.
Adopted - September 28, 2011
Revised - March 8, 2017

Our Location

1 East 2nd Street Oswego, NY 13126
Phone : (315) 343-4503


Economic Impact of Maritime Shipping in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region - This report is completed every five years, and was funded by the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation, American Great Lakes Port Association, and others.  The study took over eight months to complete, with over 1,000 data points gathered.  

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Board Meetings

Meetings will typically be held the third Monday of each month at 4:30pm in the Port of Oswego Authority Conference Room located at 1 East Second Street, Oswego NY.

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