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Port Manatee advances $8.3 million dockside yard expansion
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Port Manatee is advancing an $8.3 million project to nearly double the size of its dockside container yard.

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Port Manatee welcoming energy-efficient Del Monte containerships
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Port Manatee is now receiving imports of Central American fruit via the newest energy-efficient refrigerated containerships of longtime port tenant Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc.

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Port Manatee-based World Direct Shipping adds vessel to expanding Mexico services
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Port Manatee-based World Direct Shipping is expanding its fast-growing weekly services crossing the Gulf of Mexico.

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Port Manatee container trade soars 74 percent in record first fiscal half
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Port Manatee’s vibrant containerized cargo trade keeps soaring to record heights, with the number of container units crossing port docks in the six months ended March 31 rising nearly 74 percent over the comparable year-earlier period.

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


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


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


  • Fast efficient truck turn times
  • Closest US port to the Panama Canal


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

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