Federal Marine Terminals – Port Manatee, FL

The closest US deepwater seaport to the Panama Canal, Port Manatee—at the entrance of Tampa Bay— is centrally located to Tampa, Sarasota, Clearwater, and St. Petersburg.

FMT Port Manatee has 9 berths, with a 40-foot draft with an on-site customs office. The facility has 150 acres of open storage and 1 million sq ft of warehouse space, including 250,000 sq ft of refrigerated warehouse space. This FMT facility is served by CSX railroad with immediate access to Interstate Highways 4, 75 and 275.

Equipment includes:

  • Cranes available upon request
  • Forklifts with capacities up to 52,000 lb
  • Paper/pulp clamps
  • Container handling equipment
  • Container chassis
  • Front-end loaders
  • Ro-Ro ramp

Commodities handled include steel, forest products, project cargo, bulk, containers and other breakbulk cargoes.