February 29, 2024

Economic Backbone - Transportation

Ports in Pensacola and Panama City report robust business

Carlton Proctor | 4/28/2021

Despite the economic and logistical challenges presented by the COVID-19 outbreak, Northwest Florida’s two maritime ports continue to post solid growth in both revenue and cargo tonnage.

The Port of Pensacola’s overall performance during the past 12 months includes a 110% increase in total tonnage and a 47% increase in the number of vessels docking at the city-owned facility.

Port Director Amy Miller also notes a 143% increase in the total number of wind turbine nacelles exported by the Pensacola-based GE Wind Energy plant.

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