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 of the $570 million restoration project, YilPort Holding would commit to investing in additional facility and equipment upgrades. The company’s ... [+]

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. ... [+]

advert 3