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  • Port Manatee container volume up 83 percent
    Signifying Port Manatee’s burgeoning role as a containerized cargo gateway, Port Manatee reports it handled 83 percent more container units in the fiscal year ended Sept. 30 than in the preceding 12-month period.


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Port Manatee is one of Florida’s largest and fastest growing seaports, 
handling a variety of cargos.


  • Two mobile harbor cranes equipped with clam-buckets
  • 40 feet deep water draft


  • Two mobile harbor cranes with a lift capacity of 100 tons each, 165 tons combined
  • New 10 acres intermodal yard


  • Fast efficient truck turn times
  • New Berth 12 and 14 open for business


  • Two mobile harbor cranes, highest tandem lift capacity of any Florida port authority
  • 70 acres ample laydown area

Why Port Manatee?

Located on South Tampa Bay, Port Manatee is regarded as the closest U.S. deepwater port to the expanding Panama Canal and offers superior intermodal connectivity, competitive rates and a prime location, with nearly 5,000 acres of surrounding green space ripe for development.


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