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TLS Multi-Commodity Bulk Terminal

Terminal Logistics Solutions (TLS) is a Oakland, CA based company who will provide world class terminal and stevedoring services at the Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal (OBOT) for a variety of bulk agriculture and mineral commodities, utilizing state-of-the-art environmental practices and procedures.

TLS is currently conducting project feasibility and due diligence. Conceptual project design is currently underway. Operations are projected to start inĀ 2018.

TLS will operate the terminal under a 66 year lease at a site located within the area known as the “West Gateway Area” of the westernmost portion of the former Oakland Army Base.

The terminal will be designed, built and operated to meet and/or exceed CEQA and all City of Oakland Former Oakland Army Base approvals with the two state-of-the-art enclosed material handling and delivery systems fully enclosed covered storage, dust collection systems.

The terminal will be designed to handle an annual throughput of 9,500,000 metric tons of bulk agriculture and mineral commodities and receive up to three unit trains of 114 covered rail cars per day through covered rapid discharge rail car unloading stations rail service will be provided by Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe in combination with Oakland Global Rail Enterprise (OGRE) who will provide last mile local rail services.

The terminal will be designed to accommodate Handymax (30,000 tons) to Capesize (130,000 tons) vessels utilizing two state-of-the-art fully enclosed shiploaders.