January 19 - Ft. Lauderdale-based HySea Shipping has selected Port Manatee for its new container, breakbulk and project cargo service between Port Manatee and Puerto Cortes, Honduras which is expected to commence sailings on January 22nd, calling on Port

"After extensive research and analysis, we selected Port Manatee over other Florida ports because it is the best fit for our company and our growing customer base," explained HySea Shipping owner Mark Jordan. "Port Manatee offers excellent intermodal advantages and we anticipate increasing our service to weekly calls as our volumes continue to grow." Port Manatee-based freight forwarder and shipping administrator Alpico International will handle bookings for HySea Shipping. Stevedoring services will be provided by Liberty Terminals Manatee.