Welcome to Port Manatee
Port Manatee harbor deepening study slated for funding in Obama budget
Port Manatee officials are encouraged that the Obama administration’s budget request for fiscal year 2015 includes full federal funding for the first study phase of deepening the federal channel and harbor area of Port Manatee.
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Located on Tampa Bay, Port Manatee is one of Florida’s largest ports and regarded as 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.