December 19 - Port Manatee has relaunched its website - - providing new features in a fresh format.

Updates to the enhanced site include: single-click information access; improved search capabilities; expanded staff listings; and new elements, such as local weather data and a Google Maps tool.

Port Manatee claims to be the closest US deepwater seaport to the expanding Panama Canal, serving bulk, breakbulk, container, heavy lift, project and general cargo customers.