Gulfport, CORE X Strike Lease Agreement

The Mississippi State Port Authority said Feb. 1 it reached a long-term lease agreement between the Port of Gulfport and CORE X GULFPORT that will include constructing a 150,000-square-foot cold storage facility.The lease agreement has an initial term of 60 years with two 15-year renewal options. CORE X will invest US$73 million in what is considered the first investment in cold storage infrastructure since Hurricane Katrina.The facility will provide 21,000 ... [+]

Port of Gulfport signs LOI with Yilport Holdings

The Mississippi State Port Authority and YilPort Holding A.S., a subsidiary of Yildirim Holding A.S., 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 ... [+]

Chiquita Returns to Port of Gulfport

Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from banana giant Chiquita Brands International recently announced the company is returning its shipping operations to the Port of Gulfport in Gulfport. “Chiquita’s return demonstrates the ‘Port of the Future,’ or the Port of Gulfport, is the right fit for companies with international shipping needs,” Gov. ... [+]

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