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Jackson County Port Authority

Mission

The mission of the Jackson County Port Authority is to acquire, develop and manage assets as necessary to build and sustain a world-class, multi use industrial port; and to encourage and support industrial and private industry in Jackson County.

JACKSON COUNTY PORT AUTHORITY

THE JACKSON COUNTY PORT AUTHORITY IS THE LEGAL ENTITY RESPONSIBLE FOR:

Management and operation of the Port of Pascagoula public cargo facilities

Partnering with the Jackson County Economic Development Foundation to manage the county’s industrial parks and Singing River Island

Serves as the local sponsor for the federal navigation project

Jackson County Industrial Parks

AvTech Parkway – Moss Point, MS
300 acre park- Industrial light

FTZ No. 92

Exclusive use of aviation-focused technology industries

Adjacent to the 900 acre Trent Lott International Airport.

Sunplex Light Industrial Park

Highway 57 – Ocean Springs, MS

40 acre

FTZ #92

.5 miles to I-10

.5 miles to U.S. Highway 90

Moss Point Industrial and Technology Complex

200 acres -fully permitted heavy industrial

4 miles to I-10

1.5 miles to Mississippi Highway 63

FTA #92

Rail Service -MSE rail spur connecting to CSX and CN

Barge access -12 ft. federally maintained channel

Singing River Island

500+ acre island with 75 buildings -former site of Naval Station Pascagoula

Current occupants include Ingalls Shipbuilding and U.S. Coast Guard Station Pascagoula.

Aerial view of the Pascagoula Facility from the south looking North. In the foregound is Singing River Island.

Jackson County Industrial Water System

The Jackson County Port Authority operates the industrial water systems
which serve the county’s thriving industrial base:

  • Bayou Casotte Industrial Water System

Industrial Water System serving industries in Bayou Casotte- originates at the Cumbest Bluff intake station on the Pascagoula River 15 miles north of the treatment plant. Capacity of 50 million gallons daily.

    • Black Creek Water Cooling Facility

Thermal Pollution Control System serving Mississippi Power Company’s Plant Daniel