This project reactivates maritime service at SBMT for handling general cargo, special cargo, automobiles and other vehicles, break-bulk, and other commodities.
Located along the Bay Ridge Channel in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn, the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) offers unparalleled access to a large and affluent consumer market.
Short-term permitting opportunities at SBMT are now available for certain maritime-dependent uses. NYCEDC's goals for this project are to:
Permits will be awarded at NYCEDC's sole discretion; NYCEDC reserves the right to decline a permit for any reason.
Applicants must fill out all necessary documents included in the Application Packet by 5pm on Friday, July 17, 2015. Detailed instructions are included in the Application Packet. A summary of the basic steps are as follows:
Step 1: Submit a complete application, in PDF format, to SBMT@edc.nyc.
Step 2: NYCEDC reviews application and requests any additional information, as necessary.
Step 3: If NYCEDC accepts Applicant’s Application, NYCEDC will propose an area for Applicant’s Premises and provide Applicant with a Form of Permit for Applicant's execution.
Step 4: Applicant prepares and submits all required permits, drawings, and other information necessary for moving onto premises, as well as a deposit.
Step 5: After all submission requirements are met, NYCEDC will execute Permit and provide Permittee access to Permittee’s Premises.
See materials below. Please read ALL instructions and guidelines, including the Form of Permit and attached Rules and Regulations. All documentation subject to change at NYCEDC's sole discretion:
Other useful information:
Due date: 5pm on Friday, July 17 (Applicants are encouraged to submit prior to the deadline.)
Application Format: Applications must be submitted in PDF format to SBMT@edc.nyc
Site Visits: NYCEDC will hold two site visits, on Wednesday, July 8 at 9am and Monday, July 13, at 9am. The site visits will be held at 31 39th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232 (at the foot of 39th Street). Attendees must RSVP to SBMT@edc.nyc if they plan to attend; attendees are limited to 2 people per site visit.
Questions? Contact SBMT@edc.nyc
Built in the 1960s, the 88-acre SBMT was used as a container terminal into the 1980s. Since then, the Terminal has largely been used for handling break-bulk and project cargo. Since 2011, NYCEDC has worked to rehabilitate and reactivate SBMT by investing over $115 million in terminal infrastructure improvements, site preparation, and dredging, including $20 million to extend freight rail infrastructure to SBMT. Currently, the largest single tenant at SBMT is Sims Municipal Recycling, located at the 29th Street Pier. Those recent infrastructure and rehabilitation projects include: