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Port Manatee continues to break cargo records, including handling an all-time-high of more than 9.3 million tons in the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, up 19.1 percent from the immediately preceding 12-month period.read more
Port Manatee has been awarded a $326,456 federal security grant, enabling the Central Florida Gulf Coast port to enhance its access control system.read more
The International Trade Hub at Port Manatee’s three-city business development tour has proven so successful that future similar events already are being planned.read more
Port Manatee and Carver Maritime LLC have entered a long-term marine terminal operating agreement for a 10-acre aggregate offloading facility at the Florida Gulf Coast port.read more
Port Manatee is actively enhancing its relationship with Argentina, its No. 1 source of imports, as an Argentine diplomat sees fortifying the U.S. Gulf Coast port’s role in linking Latin America’s second-most-populous nation with burgeoning Central and Southwest Florida markets.read more
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.read more
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.read more
Port Manatee has achieved numerous cargo records in the first half of its current fiscal year and is on pace to shatter several full-year marks.read more
The City of North Port and the International Trade Hub at Port Manatee are teaming with Chile’s trade commissioner in efforts to expand commercial links.read more
Port Manatee holds promise as a trade gateway for German companies, according to Germany’s Miami-based consul general, who visited the Florida Gulf Coast port Thursday [March 15].read more
Port Manatee is the new marine fuel supply hub for Tampa Bay, with initiation of operations of Miami-based World Fuel Services.read more
Port Manatee officials are encouraged about expansion of international commerce following a joint meeting with trade commissioners from eight countries.read more
Manatee County Commissioner Vanessa Baugh has been elected to a second consecutive one-year term as chairwoman of the Manatee County Port Authority, the governing board of Port Manatee.read more
Port Manatee and Japan are strengthening commercial connections with the visit today [Dec. 15] of the Asian nation’s top Florida-based official to the Gulf Coast port and its global trade hub.read more
Port Manatee is seen as an ideal gateway for Ecuadorian imports to burgeoning Central and Southwest Florida markets, according to a top trade official visiting the Florida Gulf Coast port.read more
Port Manatee has shattered prior annual records for container volume while also reporting its top year ever for total cargo tons moved in the fiscal year ended Sept. 30.read more
Ocean carrier World Direct Shipping is doubling its service across the Gulf of Mexico between the state of Veracruz and Central Florida’s Port Manatee.read more
Port Manatee is serving as a launching point for efforts to help restore communications in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria.read more
Port Manatee has been awarded a $946,950 federal security grant, enabling the Central Florida Gulf Coast port to double the number of outbound lanes at its main gate.
Port Manatee’s commercial ties with El Salvador are getting a boost through collaboration with leaders of the Salvadoran American Chamber of Commerce of Florida and the Hispanic Commerce Coalition.read more