Welcome to Port Manatee
Carol Whitmore to serve second term as chairman of Manatee County Port Authority
Resolution Opposing Consolidation of Port Manatee (PDF)
We Move What Moves You
Located on Tampa Bay, Port Manatee is one of Florida’s largest ports and it is the closest U.S. deepwater seaport to the Panama Canal. This booming Gulf Coast gateway of international trade is unique and offers distinct advantages – superior intermodal connectivity, competitive rates and a prime location with nearly 5,000 acres of surrounding green space ripe for development.
Whether you’re on a fact-finding mission about business opportunities at Port Manatee, or just want to learn about one of Tampa Bay’s most robust economic engines, we’re glad you’re here.
Enjoy your visit, and we’re confident you’ll discover why Port Manatee is the right turn on Tampa Bay.