Content Tagged 'port of gulfport'

Port of Gulfport Aims to Foster More Overseas Trade
Within the next couple of years, we could begin to see more produce moving through the Port of Gulfport as they build additional trade relationships overseas. Video Video
Port of Gulfport Officials Say Channel Deepening Project Still in the Works
Speculation that the Port of Gulfport’s project to deepen a ship channel was put on hold was cleared today. Video Video
McDermott International Moves into the Port of Gulfport
The Port of Gulfport officially has a new tenant moving in. McDermott International dropped anchor this week to become the newest business at the port. Video Video
Moving On Up at the Port
If you’re driving along Highway 90 in Gulfport in the next eight days, you will start to see the construction of 15 new silo cylinders at the Port of Gulfport. Video Video
Barbour Wants BP Money to Go Towards Deepening Channels at Port of Gulfport
Former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour suggests BP settlement money should go toward deepening the channels at the Port of Gulfport, but not everyone agrees. Video Video
Anniston Elementary Visits the Port of Gulfport
From apples and bananas, to Oreos and clothing items, students from Anniston Elementary learned all about the things that pass through the Port of Gulfport. Video Video
Chiquita Continues to Use Port of Gulfport Due to Congestion in NOLA
Chiquita containers are still moving in and out of the Port of Gulfport even though all containers were supposed to be cleared out for good by the end of 2014. Video Video
Chiquita Leaves Port, Longshoremen are Hurting for Jobs
Wednesday night, Chiquita's final vessel sailed out of the Port of Gulfport, and for many longshoremen, that means they no longer have a job. Video Video
Port of Gulfport Signs on New Tenant: Topship
The Port of Gulfport is now in the process of expanding its footprint from the waterfront of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Video Video
U.S.M. Presents Documentary for M.L.K. Celebration
This week, the Coast begins the 29th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Coast celebration. Video Video
New USM Research Vessel Comes to Port of Gulfport
The Port of Gulfport has a unique opportunity to join forces with Southern Miss to serve as the home port for their research vessel, the Point Sur. Video Video
Activists Still Not Happy with Number of New Jobs at Port of Gulfport
McDermott International will officially become a part of the Port of Gulfport in the next two weeks, but community activist groups feel it isn't enough to satisfy job creation requirements. Video Video
Nautilus to Set Sail from the Port of Gulfport
The Nautilus is getting ready to set sail out of the Port of Gulfport for a 6 month journey of oceanic exploration. Video Video
H.U.D. Says Port of Gulfport Has Not Created Enough Jobs
H.U.D. says the port has failed to meet job creation requirements as part of the port restoration project. Video Video
Dredging to Begin Soon at Port of Gulfport
Crews are setting up to start dredging the channel at the Port of Gulfport and expect to be getting started very soon. Video Video
Port of Gulfport Plans Big Renovations of West Pier
Monday, the Port of Gulfport awarded a $63.3 million contract to Necaise Brothers Construction for the expansion and restoration of the port's west pier. Video Video
Port of Gulfport Awarded Green Marine Certification
After the BP oil spill damaged much of the environment on the Gulf Coast, the Port of Gulfport is taking steps toward protecting our natural resources. Video Video
Port of Gulfport Commission Awards Money for Restoration
Monday, the Port of Gulfport Commission held a special meeting to award a nearly $63 million contract for a restoration and expansion project. Video Video
Channel Dredging at Port of Gulfport is Right on Schedule
The Port of Gulfport has exciting news: the channel dredging is on schedule. Video Video
Dredging at Port of Gulfport to Bring in Millions in Revenue
The dredging will allow larger ships to dock at the port, bringing millions in revenue into the port and the city. Video Video
Port of Gulfport Negotiates Long Term Lease with Dole
The Mississippi State Port Authority is in final lease negotiations with Dole Fresh Fruit Company which will provide Dole with a state-of-the-art, expanded port terminal.
Port of Gulfport Continues Big Expansion Project
The Port of Gulfport is continuing its expansion project and estimates they will finish by 2016, but according to the regulations of the half billion dollar grant funding the project, the port must create or maintain over 2,000 jobs by 2015. Video Video
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