Port of Gulfport

Port of Gulfport leases with new tenant

There’s a new tenant at the Port of Gulfport and major plans are already under way. Sea One will continue the port’s diversification process and is bringing brand new technology along with them. It goes along with the state’s position…

Program aimed at growing oyster population

Disasters in recent years have left our oyster industry and its workers reeling, but the DMR, Port of Gulfport, Southern Miss, and the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services have all teamed up to help bring a recommendation by the governor’s…

Community tours at the Port of Gulfport

Big changes are in the making at the Port of Gulfport. Today, a group of visitors are getting a close up look of what’s going on inside. News 25’s Gina Tomlinson rode along for the tour and joins us with…

M/V Bluefin arrives at Port of Gulfport

A vessel that sails around the world repairing and maintaining hurricane, tsunami, and weather buoys arrived for a quick stop at the Port of Gulfport today. The M/V Bluefin, which is under contract with NOAA, is based out of Northlake…

Heat about Job Creation at State of the Port

The Port of Gulfport continues to be a major economic hub for the Coast. Future goals were announced during the 2017 State of the Port Address. However, things got a little heated when the subject of job creation came up.…

A Party Welcomes Back Chiquita

After two years of operating out of New Orleans, the well-known international fruit brand Chiquita is back on the Coast. That’s something local leaders say is worth going bananas about, as evidenced at a special celebration in Gulfport today. News…

Chiquita Returns to the Port of Gulfport

Chiquita Brands International returns to Gulfport after operating in New Orleans for the past two years. News 25’s Kendra Turley gives us an inside look at the arrival and expansion of the company’s return to the Port of Gulfport. Employees…

Chiquita Returns to Gulfport

Chiquita Brands International returns to Gulfport after operating in New Orleans for the past two years. News 25’s Kendra Turley joins us from the Port of Gulfport where the first vessel is set to arrive this evening.

Island View Casino Expansion in the Works

Gulfport’s only casino is upping the ante and investing in a $75 million expansion project to build an additional smoke free casino on the south side of Highway 90 across from the Island View Casino. A decision this morning at…

Diesel Spill at the Port of Gulfport

Port authorities tell News 25 the 200 gallons of diesel spilled at the Port of Gulfport this morning is all cleaned up. Several agencies responded to the spill around 5 a.m. before diesel could leak into the Gulfport Harbor. The…

SeaOne to Bring Major Tax Revenue to Gulfport

The Port of Gulfport’s newest potential tenant will be the first in the nation to export compressed gas liquids to Central American and Caribbean countries in need. Countries in that region rely on high cost liquid which limits economic growth…

Gantry Cranes Blessed at Port of Gulfport

It was a significant day at the Port of Gulfport as the gantry cranes were officially blessed. Governor Phil Bryant stood alongside the CEO of the port admiring the three gigantic cranes. CEO Jonathan Daniels reminded the crowd of August…

New Gantry Cranes Being put into Place

With every day, the Port of Gulfport’s new gantry cranes are one step closer to transforming how the port does business. A little over a week ago, the ships carrying the cranes from China docked in Gulfport. As of today,…

Gantry Cranes Come to the Port of Gulfport

Three ship to shore gantry cranes rolled in this morning at the Port of Gulfport. The enormous cranes stand 225 feet in the air which is 55 feet taller than the Hancock Bank Building in downtown Gulfport. The total amount…

Job Awareness and Preparedness Workshops

All of the jobs may not be available just yet but Port of Gulfport representatives are working to prepare residents for when the time comes. There was standing room only at the Gulfport Public Library today. Those interested in snagging…

One Thousand New Jobs to the Port of Gulfport

One thousand new full-time jobs, average salaries of $40,000 a year, that was part of a major announcement by Governor Phil Bryant today for the Port of Gulfport. This is all thanks to a $68 million investment by Edison Chouest…

1,000 Jobs Could be on the Way

The Mississippi House and Senate passed a huge incentive package proposed by Governor Bryant that will bring thousands of jobs to Mississippi, specifically right here on the Coast. Governor Bryant wants to see investments into the Port of Gulfport site…

New Cranes Headed to Port of Gulfport

Cranes that will revolutionize how the Port of Gulfport operates are well on their way to the Coast. After 18 months of construction, three gantry cranes left Shanghai earlier this month and are on vessels en route to Gulfport. All…