Girardeau Stevedores and Contractors, Inc.
Lanny Koch, President
Girardeau Stevedores & Contractors
Street Address: 107 Rushing Road, Scott City, MO 63780
Mailing Address: PO Box 4253, Scott City, MO 63780
Phone (573) 264-3882
Fax (573) 264-3883
Girardeau Stevedores and Contractors,
the public cargo
dock at Semo Port. In addition to terminal operations, they provide
warehousing, trucking, and marine construction.
The public cargo dock, constructed of
steel pilings, is
350 feet along
the harbor and 220 feet wide. The harbor side of the dock has
pavement. Two barges can be worked at once.
GSC has an extensive inventory of
for terminal work.
Cranes include a 110-ton 61B crane, two 60-ton cranes (30B tracked and
30B wagon), and
a 180-ton Demag. Two boom trucks, expandable to 80 feet, are available.
Complete rigging is available for the cranes, including spreader bars.
Each crane can be
fitted with a clam shell for bulk barge unloading. Truck hoppers are
used with the
clamshells for efficient truck loading. Lighting is available for night
Trucking equipment includes straight
trailers, low boy
trailers, drop deck trailers, vans, and flatbeds. GSC has bulldozers,
forklifts, rubber-tired loaders with forks and buckets, backhoes,
loaders, a road grader, and two deck barges for terminal and
construction work. Marine
construction capabilities include pile driving, dolphins, conveyors,
GSC's facilities consist of a 10,000 sf
and truck docks),
a 28,000 sf dry bulk storage warehouse (10 bays, each holding a
bargeload of material),
and outdoor storage. Semo Port Railroad has a spur serving the dock and
truck scale and repair garage is located at the terminal.
Dry bulk commodities handled include
coal, road salt, and ferrous sulfate (bulk, 2700 lb supersacks,
palletized 50 lb bags).
General cargo commodities include hardwood lumber, coiled steel, pipe,
construction equipment, and containers.
GSC was founded in 1982 by Lanny and
Marilyn Koch. In
1990, they became
operators of Semo Port's new Public Terminal Facility and general cargo
dock. They also
operate the dock facility at Missouri Dry Dock in Cape Girardeau MO.