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Harrison County and the Mississippi Gulf Coast are served by a number of ports, including two deepwater ports.

  • Mississippi State Port at Gulfport
    • Deep water port, 16 miles from shipping lanes and 5 nautical miles from inter-coastal waterway
    • Intermodal access for vessel-to-vessel, vessel-to-rail, vessel-to truck transfer
    • Located in Harrison County, is a bulk, break-bulk and container seaport, encompassing 250 acres and currently under expansion. Located one and a half hours from major shipping lanes and only seven miles south of U.S. Interstate 10.
    • Port is equipped with two 100-ton capacity mobile harbor cranes that it owns.
    • Port of Gulfport is undergoing a restoration and redevelopment project.  The Port Board of Commissioners purchased 116-acre inland location that will increase the capacity of the Port.
  • Industrial Seaway
    • Channel for barge traffic
    • Connects to Inter-coastal waterway
  • Port Bienville
    • To the west, in Hancock County
    • Shallow draft (12 feet) barge port
  • Port of Pascagoula
    • To the east, in Jackson County
    • Full service, deep water
  • Biloxi Port – Small Craft Harbor
  • Gulfport Small Craft Harbor
  • Long Beach Small Craft Harbor
  • Pass Christian Small Craft Harbor

Harrison County News

May 4, 2017 : Harrison County Development Commission Hosts Economic Development Symposium

August 9, 2016 : Seemann Composites, Inc. Expanding In Gulfport


HCDC Accomplishments

Long Beach Developers Packet

Business Testimonials

Gary Chouest, CEO
Edison Chouest Offhsore

“As we have already learned in the operation of our Gulf Ship facility, the Gulfport region will provide us access to a quality workforce. We appreciate the cooperation and support of the local officials who are providing a business friendly environment to grow our company.”

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