Jackson County Port AuthorityMission
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
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
.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
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.
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