Cincinnati Bulk Terminals, LLC
Owns and operates the Port of Cincinnati , LLC as a wholly owned subsidiary.
River-Truck-Rail Transfer and Storage at Ohio River Mile 472
Easy access to Interstate Highway 75, 74 and 71 also…I&O and CSX Railroad.
Full Service Dry Bulk, Break Bulk, General Cargo and Steel Handling Facility.
CBT and POC operate on approximately 1 mile of riverfront property near downtown Cincinnati.

895 W. Mehring Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45203
Call us at : 513-621-4800

Welcome to Cincinnati Bulk Terminals

Cincinnati Bulk Terminals, located at milepoint 472.1 on the Ohio River, prides itself on being an efficient and dependable supplier to its customers. In today's economy, it is imperative to provide quality customer service. It is the customer, who is truly the main focal point. Cincinnati Bulk Terminals strives to achieve long term relationships with our customers forming the foundation of the company.
Cincinnati Bulk Terminals, LLC, a privately held company, is a full service tri-modal river terminal dedicated to meeting our customer's material handling needs with integrity and quality. Our experience and location enables Cincinnati Bulk Terminals, LLC to solve our customer's problems and save them money. Cincinnati Bulk Terminals, LLC can provide a "just in time" service throughout the Mid -West through our barge, truck and rail access.

About Us

Over a century ago, 1882 to be exact, coal was marketed literally door to door in the Cincinnati, Ohio area. Eventually, property was acquired to stockpile the coal. Later still, mines, boats and barges were purchased to assure on time deliveries to the customers.

It is from these roots that Cincinnati Bulk Terminals, LLC (CBT) has evolved into not only a coal sales company, but an all purpose marine terminal. With an emphasis on customer service, Cincinnati Bulk Terminals has provided "just in time" deliveries well before it was in vogue.

Our excellent location gives us easy access to three interstates, as well as, the CSX, and Indiana and Ohio Rail Road. These connections allow efficient transportation for a variety of bulk and breakbulk products. With an experienced workforce, Cincinnati Bulk Terminals prides itself on its reliability as it maintains a marine terminal of the highest integrity.

Terminal Infrastructure

Cincinnati , Ohio is strategically located as a transfer point for various bulk, breakbulk, and general cargo. Being located just west of downtown Cincinnati, Cincinnati Bulk Terminals LLC (CBT) is well positioned to handle a variety of products and get these products moving to markets throughout the Midwest. Cincinnati Bulk Terminals operates two modern facilities (Cincinnati Bulk Terminals and Port of Cincinnati) with four (4) docks and over a mile of river front on the Ohio River

Cincinnati Bulk Terminals LLC is a tri-modal facility. We have quick and efficient access to all major highways serving the Midwest and have direct access to the CSX and Indiana & Ohio Rail Road (I&O), a subsidiary of Rail America, Inc. The I&O provides a tremendous link between the Ohio River and Canada, and all points in between, including Detroit, Michigan. In addition, we are located at milepost 472.2 on the Ohio River, which enables us to assist customers reach markets north and south, including export via the Gulf of Mexico. The terminals close location to major interstates I-75, I-71, and I-74 aids in the delivery time to end users.

Whether you need help moving steel coils, wire rod, aluminum, alloys, super sacks, coal, bulk, or breakbulk of any kind, let CBT help you reach your markets.

Coal Sales

Cincinnati Bulk Terminals provides a unique, turnkey coal distribution operation. The facility's stoker plant is able to size and blend coal to customer's specifications. CBT is not limited to providing only the coal quality and size as provided by the mines. CBT is able to process and blend different coal sources in order to meet specific customer specifications. There are three barge unloading docks and one barge loading dock on site. Total ground storage capacity is 200,000 tons. There are twenty-four coal silos and a coal storage building that provide dry storage for our customer's products. The terminal's annual capacity is 1.5 million tons of coal.

Bulk Materials (Metals, Aggregate, etc.)

Cincinnati Bulk Terminals is permitted to handle a variety of bulk materials including but not limited to metals, ores, alloys, aggregate and coke. Our flexible permits allow CBT to handle up to 2 million tons of bulk material a year. In addition to unloading barges for shipment by truck or rail CBT can also receive and load-out materials for shipment by barge. With over 35 acres of storage area, CBT can handle multiple commodities at the same time. All of these assets enable CBT to provide a unique and turnkey bulk material handling service to its customers.

Heavy Lift

Cincinnati Bulk Terminals has the ability to provide heavy lift capabilities. Cargo can be loaded directly to truck or can be moved and loaded onto rail (CSX or I&O). These are specialized services. Should you be interested in these services please contact one of our sales people for further details.

Additional Services

Cincinnati Bulk Terminals also provide these other serivces to our customers:

Port of Cincinnati
Screening of Bulk Products
Rebundling of Steel Products
Repackaging of General Cargo

The Port of Cincinnati (POC) specializes in the loading and unloading of break-bulk materials. POC has the ability to move bagged minerals, palletized goods and steel cargo such as flat rolled products, long products, wire rod and slabs economically and efficiently. As a multi-modal facility, the terminal can off-load from barge to truck or rail (CSX and I&O).

There is approximately 10 acres of outside storage and 50,000 sq. ft. of inside storage at the POC facility. POC also operates three (3) off-site warehouses adding an additional 90,000 sq. ft. of inside storage.