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Port Manatee container trade skyrockets 53.3 percent in record fiscal 2021
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Port Manatee’s skyrocketing containerized cargo trade continues to rise to record heights – soaring more than 53 percent in the just-ended fiscal year – while total cargo tonnage moving through the seaport has also reached an all-time high

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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 awarded $1 million-plus federal security grant
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Port Manatee is receiving more than $1 million in federal grant funding to bolster protection against cyberthreats, upgrade the port’s wireless security network and complete a perimeter fencing project.

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  • Port Manatee, Regional Rail ink long-term agreement
    Port Manatee has reached agreement for Regional Rail LLC to operate its seaport-owned short-line railroad through at least 2036, with options through 2051, advancing extended business opportunities for Manatee County’s rapidly growing seaport.
  • Port Manatee, Del Monte extend import hub relationship
    Port Manatee and Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A. Inc. have reached agreement to keep the company’s fruit imports coming into the fast-growing seaport until at least 2026, with options through 2036.
  • Port Manatee container trade skyrockets 53.3 percent in record fiscal 2021
    Port Manatee’s skyrocketing containerized cargo trade continues to rise to record heights – soaring more than 53 percent in the just-ended fiscal year – while total cargo tonnage moving through the seaport has also reached an all-time high, according to figures reported today [Tuesday, Oct. 19].

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

Bulk

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

Break-Bulk

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

Containers

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

Project

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

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