Port of Paulsboro-Delaware River Ship Traffic Modeling Study

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CAIT project no.: SJPC-RU1824

Fiscal Year: 2009/2010

Status: Final

Rutgers-CAIT Author(s): : Birnur Ozbas, Ph.D., Ozhan Alper Almaz, Amir Ghafoori

External Author(s): Joseph A. Balzano, South Jersey Port Corporation

Sponsor(s): South Jersey Port Corportation


The South Jersey Port Corporation (SJPC), Gloucester County Improvement Authority is interested in building upon the Delaware River maritime traffic model Rutgers’ CAIT developed for Area Maritime Security Committee–Sector Delaware Bay (AMSC).  The purpose of this modeling effort will be to explore and analyze the anticipated Delaware River shipping patterns associated with near-term development of the Paulsboro Marine Terminal and potential long-term Delaware River cumulative impacts to shipping patterns associated with a number of potential marine terminal developments.