Seaport Office


The Seaport Office works with Florida's deepwater seaports to assist in planning and funding strategic seaport projects, as well as assisting with seaport-related issues. The Office is responsible for statewide seaport system planning, coordinating with statewide freight planning, project management, and coordinating seaport infrastructure projects with Florida's 16 publicly-owned seaports (14 deepwater, 2 inactive).



The Seaport Office is responsible for developing the Seaport and Waterways System Plan, which works in concert with other FDOT plans to guide funding decisions in Florida's transportation system.


In coordination with other FDOT offices (e.g., Districts, other modes, SIS) and Seaports, to identify and prioritize seaport projects to develop funding proposals and administer seaport grant programs once decisions have been rendered.


To partner with the Seaports on infrastructure projects and planning efforts to ensure the State has the necessary cargo and cruise capacity to serve Florida's residents, visitors, and businesses.


Florida Seaport Locations (clickable map links)

Florida Seaport Image Map LinksPort of Pensacola on MapPort of Pensacola LogoPort Panama City on MapPort Panama City LogoPort of Port St. Joe on MapPort of Port St. Joe LogoPort of Fernandina on MapPort of Fernandina LogoJAXPORT on MapJAXPORT LogoCanaveral on MapCanaveral LogoPort of Fort Pierce on MapPort of Fort Pierce LogoPort of Palm Beach on MapPort of Palm Beach LogoPort Everglades on MapPort Everglades LogoPortMiami on MapPortMiami LogoPort of Key West on MapPort of Key West LogoSeaPort Manatee on MapSeaPort Manatee LogoPort of St. Petersburg on MapPort of St. Petersburg on Map 2Port of St. Petersburg LogoPort Tampa Bay on MapPort Tampa Bay on Map 2Port Tampa Bay LogoSeaports Map

Seaport Office News

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Seaport Fast Facts for 2024 are now available!
Florida Seaport Profiles are available for 2024
Economic Impacts of Florida's Seaports - February 2024
2023 - 2024 Mission Plan Booklet Available!
2023 Strategic Port Investment Initiative (SPII) project list available
Enterprise Florida and FDOT conclude trade mission to Brazil
Moving Florida Forward Initiative
2020 Florida Seaport and Waterways System Plan Available
Shift of business to Florida Seaports
Office Manager

Lauren Rand
Manager, Seaport Office

605 Suwannee Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399

Tel: 850-414-4551
Fax: 850-414-4508
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