At only 75 miles from Clinton, the Port of Wilmington is the closet deepwater port to Sampson County. Thanks to significant recent capital improvements, this is one of the only ports in the U.S. with readily available berths and storage facilities. The port of Wilmington ships container, bulk and breakbulk cargo.
Just 100 miles from Clinton, the port of Morehead City is one of the deepest ports on the east coast. Handling bulk and breakbulk cargo, it is only 4 miles from the Atlantic Ocean, and is the 2nd largest importer of natural rubber in the U.S.
Other nearby ports include the Port of Norfolk (4 hours) and the Port of Charleston (4 hours).