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Port Manatee breaks fiscal year cargo records again

Port Manatee has again broken multiple fiscal year cargo records, including topping 10 million tons of total annual throughput for the first time in its 50-year history and enjoying a year-over-year increase of nearly 50 percent in containerized cargo activity.

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Port Manatee receives first Carver Maritime shipment

Port Manatee has received its first shipment for its newest terminal operator, Carver Maritime Manatee LLC, with arrival Wednesday [Feb. 6] of a ship bringing nearly 50,000 tons of raw material to be used in Florida cement manufacturing.

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Port Manatee, Argentina building on leading trade partnership

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.

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Port Manatee considered as Poland’s Gateway to Americas

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.

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