SeaPort Manatee and terminal operator LOGISTEC USA Inc., a subsidiary of LOGISTEC Corp., are further enhancing cargo-handling capabilities with the April addition of two new Konecranes Gottwald Generation 6 mobile harbor cranes at the thriving Florida Gulf Coast trade gateway.
SeaPort Manatee keeps setting across-the-board activity records, highlighted by an upsurge of more than 32 percent in containerized cargo tonnage in the six-month period ended March 31 over the comparable year-earlier fiscal half.
SeaPort Manatee is being launched as the forward-looking identity of the Manatee County Port Authority’s dynamic global trade gateway on the Gulf Coast of Florida.
Manatee County Commissioner Reggie Bellamy has been re-elected chairman of the Manatee County Port Authority.
- SeaPort Manatee appreciates drivers with free lunches, goody bags, trucking summit￼With free lunches, gift-filled goody bags and a first-time trucking summit, SeaPort Manatee has celebrated its seventh annual Trucker Appreciation Day, honoring – and interacting with – many of the hundreds of professional drivers who keep the supply chain flowing each day through the Florida Gulf Coast trade gateway.
- SeaPort Manatee garners nearly $12 million federal infrastructure grant￼SeaPort Manatee has been awarded a federal grant of nearly $12 million to advance a 16.56-acre expansion of container yard facilities.
- SeaPort Manatee’s annual impact surges past $5.1 billionSeaPort Manatee’s annual economic impact has surged to more than $5.1 billion, up 30 percent from just two years earlier, while the number of jobs generated by the seaport has grown more than 37 percent, to 37,287, according to a study report released today [Tuesday, Aug. 16].
About The Port
Located “Where Tampa Bay Meets the Gulf of Mexico,” SeaPort Manatee is the closest U.S. deepwater seaport to the expanded Panama Canal, with 10 40-foot-draft berths serving container, bulk, breakbulk, heavylift, project and general cargo customers. SeaPort Manatee generates more than $5.1 billion in annual economic impact while providing for more than 37,000 direct and indirect jobs, all without benefit of local property tax support.
SeaPort Manatee is one of Florida’s largest and fastest growing ports, 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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