America's Newest Port Development - The Center of Commerce!
Marketing and business development leader serving the Northwest Tennessee Regional Port Authority's Board of Commissioners supporting the community and economic development interests of the area through business attraction targeting inland maritime, foreign trade zone (FTZ) and other freight business The Port of Cates Landing is the first greenfield public port to have been built in the U.S. in 30 years. The state of the art 400 feet (122 meters) of dockwall and major laydown area; 36,000 square feet (3,344 sq. meters) of transit shed with 5 dock doors; the newly installed scale, radiation detection apparatus, and multiple reefer plugs are features on the inland waterway that are unparalleled. Especially noteworthy is the topography, a Mississippi River port that has been constructed above, practically, the 500 year flood plain, with over 3000 acres (1215 Hectares) for industrial development.
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Port Director: (901) 395-4563
Inland marine Lower Mississippi River port facilities
Foreign Trade Zones for W. Tennessee
Maritime Industrial park with contiguous general industrial properties for business development
The most northwestern development in Tennessee, North of Tiptonville, West of Reelfoot Lake