We’re excited for this year’s Cruisin’ The Coast! Hear from our Director of Operations (and fellow cruiser) Shawn Meyer about his Cruisin’ experience!
The Mississippi Port Authority at Gulfport has all the elements to make it a national leader in waterborne commerce and a economic driver for the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The ideal location, history of perseverance, state-of-the-art facilities, outstanding services, cost effectiveness, and dedicated professional staff merge to meet the needs of our customers.
The MSPA is closely monitoring potential weather threats in our area. Currently, we are recovering from the effects of Hurricane Zeta. For the latest information concerning Port Status and operations please refer to our website and social media pages.
The Mississippi State Port Authority continues to fulfill our mission during. We remain committed to doing our part to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the Coronavirus, while promoting an environment for growth at the MS State Port Authority. The port itself remains open 24/7 as well as the west gate entrance.
The MSPA Board of Commissioners typically meet on the fourth Thursday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at the Port’s Administrative Office on the 14th floor of the Hancock Bank Plaza, located at 2510 14th Street in Gulfport. Meeting times are subject to change. Please visit the Calendar of Events page for the most up-to-date information. Board meetings are open to the public.
On August 13, 2020, the Port of Gulfport had the pleasure of hosting John Rounsaville, Interim Director of the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) and Dr. William Ashley, MDA Director of Business Research & Workforce Development for a tour of our port operations and an update on our current expansion and development efforts. Pictured left to…
Harrison County, Mississippi has achieved the ACT Work Ready Community certification designation—a 2-year process completed in six months and the 55th county in Mississippi to reach certification. The county’s Work Ready Initiative was approved through a resolution in late summer of 2018 by the Harrison County Board of Supervisors (BOS) and is a collaborative effort…