The Port of Gulfport has a long history of working with organized labor in ways that support our mission to create a quality workforce for our tenants.
Ports America is one of the largest terminal operators and stevedores in the United States, operating in more than 42 ports and 80 locations.
International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) #1303
The International Longshoremen’s Association is the largest union of maritime workers in North America, representing upwards of 65,000 longshoremen on the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, Great Lakes, major U.S. rivers, Puerto Rico and Eastern Canada. The ILA #1303 unloads cargo for Port tenants such as Dole, Chiquita and Crowley.
SSA Marine has operations across five continents and their workforce handles more than 14 million marine TEUs annually. SSA Marine is contracted by Chemours to handling the unloading of their ilmenite ore.