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  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Senate has approved legislation that would prioritize funding for deep-draft harbor and channel dredging for commercial ports like the Port of Gulfport that have been designated as “strategic” to national security, U.S. Senator Thad Cochran said. The FY2017 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill (HR.2028), approved 90-8 on Thursday, provides $250 million for deep-draft harbor […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Edison Chouest Offshore, an offshore energy service and supply company, is locating shipbuilding operations at the Port of Gulfport in Gulfport, Miss. Edison Chouest Offshore’s new Gulfport operations, TopShip, LLC, will be located at the Port of Gulfport’s new inland port. The company will be operating at the former Huntington Ingalls Composite Facility, which was […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Congressman Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) welcomed a new report highlighting the state’s progress to repair and grow the Port of Gulfport. Major findings in the Mississippi Development Authority’s (MDA) Status Report include the creation of 1,200 new jobs, increased acreage for new tenants, accelerated pace of […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi State Port Authority and Yilport Holding A.S., a subsidiary of Yildirim Group of Companies, have executed a letter of intent (LOI) to allow for due diligence and negotiations regarding the potential location of the global terminal operator at the Port of Gulfport, Mississippi. With the Port of Gulfport nearing completion of the $570 […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port of Gulfport signed a Letter of Intent with Yilport Holding related to future port expansion and lease agreement.

  • 23 January 2014

    Gulf Coast Shipyard Group announced its expansion by signing a three-year lease with one-year options with the Port of Gulfport. Specifically, Gulf Coast Shipyard Group will use 400 linear feet of dock space on the Port’s East Pier and 15,000 square feet of warehouse space to outfit the dual fuel LNG powered vessels it is building for Harvey Gulf […]

  • 10 February 2016

    Governor of Mississippi Phil Bryant and officials from Edison Chouest Offshore, an offshore energy service and supply company, officially announced today the company is locating shipbuilding operations at the Port of Gulfport in Gulfport, Miss. The project represents a $68 million corporate investment and will create 1,000 full-time jobs. Edison Chouest Offshore’s new Gulfport operations, […]

  • 2 May 2013

    The Port of Gulfport is asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to study the feasibility of a 47-foot-deep ship channel in Gulfport, reports The Sunherald. The expansion would be needed to handle the larger ships already docking at other Gulf and East Coast ports. One of the Port’s restoration goals is achieving a deeper […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gulf Coast Shipyard Group (GCSG), a manufacturer of a variety of ocean-going and inland marine vessels for commercial and military markets as well as the Trinity Yachts brand, announced yesterday its expansion by signing a three-year lease with one-year options with the Port of Gulfport. Specifically, Gulf Coast Shipyard Group will use 400 linear feet […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Gulfport found its latest tenant in its own backyard. Almost 18 months before the Port’s ongoing $570 million restoration is complete, port commissioners voted today to lease space to Gulf Coast Shipyard Group, a Mississippi based company. “We’re excited about doing business with Gulf Coast Shipyard Group and welcome the new business […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gulf Coast Shipyard Group, Inc., a manufacturer of a variety of ocean-going and inland marine vessels for commercial and military markets as well as the Trinity Yachts brand, announced its expansion by signing a three-year lease with one-year options with the Port of Gulfport. Specifically, Gulf Coast Shipyard Group will use 400 linear feet of […]

  • 23 January 2014

    Gulf Coast Shipyard Group, Inc.—a manufacturer of a variety of ocean-going and inland marine vessels for commercial and military markets as well as the Trinity Yachts brand— has announced its expansion by signing a three-year lease with one-year options with the Port of Gulfport. Specifically, Gulf Coast Shipyard Group will use 400 linear feet of […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Gulf Coast Shipyard Group, Inc., a manufacturer of a variety of ocean-going and inland marine vessels for commercial and military markets as well as the Trinity Yachts brand, has announced its expansion by signing a three-year lease with one-year options with the Port of Gulfport. Specifically, Gulf Coast Shipyard Group will use 400 linear feet […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Gulfport dredging program will start next week, according to Port Director Jonathan Daniels. The channel leading to and from the Port of Gulfport is 33 feet deep, 3 feet less than its authorized depth of 36 feet, but that is about to change. “Next Tuesday, the Army Corps of Engineers and their […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    McDermott International, Inc. informed Monday that one of its subsidiaries has signed a lease agreement with the Mississippi Development Authority and the Mississippi State Port Authority for the exclusive right to operate a spoolbase and marine operations base in the Port of Gulfport. McDermott said that it expects the facility, designed to serve projects from […]

  • 20 May 2014

    McDermott International, Inc. has signed a lease agreement with the Mississippi Development Authority and the Mississippi State Port Authority for the exclusive right to operate a spoolbase and marine operations base in the Port of Gulfport. McDermott expects the facility, designed to serve projects from the Gulf of Mexico, will be available in early 2016. […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Port of Gulfport Expansion Project. The DEIS evaluates the potential impacts from expanding onsite facilities and expanding the port’s turning basin at the Port of Gulfport. A public hearing on the matter will be held at 6:30 […]

  • 27 August 2012

    The Port of Gulfport dredging project will bring major benefits to the Deer Island area. “The partnership with the Port of Gulfport sets a precedent with the beneficial use of dredge material,” said George Ramseur, a DMR marine administrator. According to clarionledger.com, this dredged material can be used to re-create marsh habitats that are beneficial […]

  • 14 June 2011

    Community members in Gulfport are speaking out today about the $481 million expansion plans for the Port of Gulfport. (wlox) [mappress] Source: wlox, June 14, 2011

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    McDermott International, Inc. informed that one of its subsidiaries has signed a lease agreement with the Mississippi Development Authority and the Mississippi State Port Authority for the exclusive right to operate a spoolbase and marine operations base in the Port of Gulfport. McDermott expects the facility, designed to serve projects from the Gulf of Mexico, […]

  • 3 November 2010

    The State Port of Gulfport’s expansion could hinge on a 13-year-old permit to fill in a portion of the Mississippi Sound. Some 60 acres have… By Jessica Bowman (wlox) [mappress] Source: wlox, November 3, 2010;

  • 15 March 2005

    GULFPORT (AP) – A study shows a cruise line terminal at the state Port of Gulfport would cost $30 million to $35 million. The study, released Friday by port director Don Allee, recommends the terminal be located at the former site of the Copa Casino off U.S. 90.