The New Jersey Wind Port

NJ Wind Port
The New Jersey Wind Port is a transformative, hub-style marshalling and manufacturing port project that will serve offshore wind projects in New Jersey and up and down the U.S. East Coast.

Located on the eastern shore of the Delaware River in Lower Alloways Creek, Salem County, New Jersey, the port will be the first purpose-built wind port on the East Coast, with no vertical restrictions and easy access to more than 50 percent of available U.S. offshore wind lease areas.

DEVELOPMENT PLAN

THE PORT WILL BE DEVELOPED IN TWO PHASES FROM 2021 TO 2027.

PHASE I

Phase 1: 30-Acre Marshalling Port
Phase I, commenced in late 2021, has a target completion in early 2024–in time to support the first wave of NJ and East Coast wind developments.

PHASE II

35 additional acres of marshalling space + 60-70 acres for manufacturers
Phase 2 is anticipated to come online in 2026 and will include 35 acres of additional marshalling space, enabling two projects to marshal from the Port concurrently. This phase will also bring 60-70 acres of additional manufacturing space online.

Diagram of the construction phases

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CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS

  • Dredging from the Delaware River Channel to accommodate passage of offshore wind installation vessels
  • Heavy-lift wharf with dedicated delivery and installation berths that can accommodate jack-up vessels
  • A 30-acre marshalling area for component assembly and staging
  • Construction of installation and delivery berths able to accommodate marshalling and export of offshore wind project components
  • Overland heavy-haul transportation corridors capable of delivering safe maneuvering of Tier-1 components such as nacelles, towers and blades between inland port parcels and berths.

For the most current information, please visit https://nj.gov/windport/about/index.shtml.