The Port of Gulfport is an enterprise state agency that is governed by a five member board of commissioners and comply with specific laws defined by the State of Mississippi.
Doing Business At the Port of Gulfport
The latest technological advances are utilized to ensure that our customers receive services in the timeliest and most cost-effective way. The entire Port of Gulfport is designated as Foreign Trade Zone #92, which includes on-port and off-port sites. Off-port, FTZ industrial parks, warehouses, air cargo and distribution facilities are available at a number of sites within Hancock, Harrison and Jackson counties. FTZ #92 is also home to a number of manufacturing sub zones. If you are interested in doing business with the Port of Gulfport visit our Business Inquiries page.
Purchasing and Contracting Opportunities
The Port’s finance department is responsible for all purchases made on behalf of the Port of Gulfport and procurement procedures have been developed to provide a fair process for all contracting and purchasing business needs. Port employees are not allowed to order from a vendor without first obtaining an authorized purchase order or executed contract. Vendors, consultants or contractors should not allow purchases to be made or work to begin without receiving a signed purchase order or a fully executed contract. Invoices submitted without authorized purchase order number or contract number may result in delay or refusal of payment. If you are interested procurement opportunities visit our Procurements page.