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Beacon Stevedoring

Beacon Stevedoring Corporation, a non-union specialist in discharging and loading bulk and break-bulk cargoes, handles over 130 vessels per year at Rukert Terminals' facilities.

Beacon Stevedoring's distinct advantage over other organizations is a permanent, full-time base of highly skilled employees. Because Rukert and Beacon share the same management, your cargo moves seamlessly from vessel to warehouse or truck, Experience the difference a professional makes--your cargo is safe in our hands.

Rukert's Rapid Discharge Rukert's Rapid Discharge

Beacon Stevedoring, in conjunction with Rukert's Rapid Discharge PECO Crane at Pier 5, can unload alloys and other heavy ores at a rate of 200-300 tons per hour. The discharge of salt, fertilizers, magnesite and other medium weight ores averages 400-500 tons per hour.

Rukert stevedoring Terex Crane

At Lazaretto A, B and Barge berths, the stevedoring of general cargoes and small bulk parcels is handled with ship's gear, Rukert's Liebherr 500s mobile harbor crane, Terex Models 275, and 210 Crawler Cranes and American Model 9320 Crawler cranes.



Rukert Terminals specializes in the stevedoring of the following commodities. Please contact us for a quotation or complete the rate request quote form.

  • Aggregates
  • Alumina
  • Aluminum
  • Bauxite
  • Calcium Chloride
  • Cobalt
  • Copper
  • Dimensional lumber
  • Electrodes
  • Fertilizers
  • Lead
  • Magnesite
  • Magnesium
  • Minerals
  • Newsprint
  • Nickel
  • Ores
  • Plywood
  • Project
  • Salt
  • Sawn timber
  • Slag
  • Sorel metal
  • Steel billets
  • Steel coils
  • Steel rebar
  • Steel wire rod
  • Super sacks
  • Titanium
  • Twine
  • Wind
  • Wood Pulp
  • Zinc