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330-362-0361 pier48@pier48.org

Truck - River - Rail Access

4.2 Million Dollar Expansion Completed May 2016

Complete Material Handling Services

Material Handler Up to 800 NT Per Hour

4.5 Acres of Dock and Storage Area

Larry Heck, President

  • 43 years experience
  • Rotary Member
  • Hands on Manager
  • Port Authority Member 

Phone: 330-362-0361

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Pier 48 Stevedoring LLC, located at Ohio River mile marker 48 is able to serve all your material handling needs.

We are constantly adding new equipment and expansions to keep up with the latest needs of our customers.

Our President Larry Heck and part owner, has 43 years experience on the Ohio River in the River terminal industry.  Before starting Pier 48 he spent 40 years with North Star Coal Company/Parsons Coal Company in which held positions as mechanic, foreman, tankerman, boat pilot, superintendent,  and eventually General Manager of Parsons Coal Company and Assistant Vice President of North Star Coal Company.

Larry Heck is active in the Maritime Industry, as well as local community and business affairs.  He is current member of the Waterways Association of Pittsburgh, current member and past chairman of the Three Rivers Pollution Response Counsel, USCG Area Maritime Security, Wellsville Chamber of Commerce, US Route 30 Action Committee, President of the East Liverpool Broadway Wharf Committee and member of the East Liverpool Rotary.

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River Access

Unique conveyor system able to load trucks directly off the conveyor from the barge.

Rail Access

Rail access for packaged bulk and steel products. Serviced by Norfolk and Southern.

Truck Access

Direct Interchange to OH Route 7, access to OH SR 11, 39 and 45.  Also PA SR 30 and 68.