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Port Manatee’s annual economic impact comes in at more than $3.9 billion, with the port directly and indirectly generating 27,156 jobs, according to a report released to the Manatee County Port Authority.
Waterborne operations at Port Manatee remain uninterrupted, with its ability to move cargo not impacted. The port is monitoring the developments regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are following all protocols established by the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
There is no disruption to port customers at this time. For information concerning specific changes in operations, please contact the stevedore or terminal operator directly. Please visit our newsroom tab for more information.
All visitors must proceed to the Access Control Center located at the Port Manatee North Gate, 1705 Piney Point Road, Palmetto, FL 34221
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 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.