ENTER THE PORT
Yes, there is such a thing as a free lunch, as hundreds of professional truck drivers happily learned Friday [April 27] as Port Manatee hosted its third annual Trucker Appreciation Day.
Port Manatee is being looked at as a gateway linking Poland and all of Central and Eastern Europe with the entire Western Hemisphere following a visit Thursday [April 19] to the Florida Gulf Coast port by the president of the Polish-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida and the Americas.
All visitors must proceed to the Access Control Center located at the Port Manatee North Gate
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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.