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A number of factors make North Carolina ports attractive to the importers and exporters of tobacco, so the volume of the leaf moved through these ports is considerable.
The Wilmington Shipping Company expanded each of its company's operations in 1993. Increased business with international operations, among other factors, has been the catalyst for the company's growth.
An ever-changing scene of interest takes place on Wilmington's waterfront daily in connection with the steadily increasing movement of freight through that port. During the past year, tonnage has increased, petroleum products lead all forms of port commerce, and import and export commerce has increased.
The North Carolina State Ports Authority at Wilmington has the largest capacity port-owned crane in the South Atlantic and is versatile in its operation. The existence of a private export packing company at the port in Wilmington also offers a flexibility to project shippers not found at other ports. A variety of industry and expertise give the port dimensional cargo capabilities.