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Port Of Manatee
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Shipping Cars To Or From Port Of Manatee

The Port of Manatee is a deep-water port located in Tampa Bay Florida, on the eastern side of the Gulf of Mexico. It is one of the largest ports in Florida and is capable of handling project cargo, container cargo, bulk cargo, and breakbulk cargo. It is the United States’ closest deep-water port to the Panama Canal – an artificial canal that acts as a link between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean.

Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples

Shipping To/FromCostDistanceEstimated Time In Transit
Miami to Port Of Manatee$250250 miles2-4 days
Port Of Manatee to Atlanta$486486 miles2-4 days
Port Of Manatee to Indianapolis$6141023 miles4-6 days
Port Of Manatee to Dallas$6821136 miles4-6 days
Port Of Manatee to Newark$6911152 miles4-6 days
Boston to Port Of Manatee$8241373 miles4-6 days
Los Angeles to Port Of Manatee$10232558 miles7-9 days
Portland to Port Of Manatee$12343084 miles7-9 days

*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and what type of vehicle you are shipping.

Car shipping through Port Manatee

Cars, both used and new, are some of the common commodities exported and imported through Port Manatee. The service of shipping cars to or from port of Manatee is mainly sought after by car dealers and individuals looking to export used vehicles to South American and African markets.

The US Customs and Border protection, the authority that regulates and enforces federal laws on importation and exportation, designated the port as a Class A point of entry for all foreign goods, including cars. The customs officers at the port can process foreign vehicles entering the US as long as they follow these strict guidelines.

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Many container ships leave the port for various overseas destinations and vice versa. Because Tampa Bay is directly connected to the Gulf of Mexico, the port is a very convenient location from which to ship cars to and from countries and continents touching the Atlantic Ocean coastline. Due to the port’s proximity to the Panama Canal, it is also convenient when shipping cars to the Pacific Rim.

The main method of shipping cars to or from port of Manatee is containerized shipping. The car can be loaded into a container at a container loading facility or at the port. Cars are loaded into either a 20-feet container or a 40-feet container depending on the size of the car. The advantage of the 40-feet container is that it can fit two average size cars, presenting an opportunity for cost-reduction through cost-sharing. Container loading and unloading happens at berth 12 and 14 at the port. These berths are served by mobile cranes that are capable of handling up to 30 containers per hour.

Project cargo shipping through the port of Manatee

The port has project cargo handling capabilities. The project cargo dock is equipped with two mobile cranes that boast the highest combined lift capacity of all the Florida Ports. There is a 70-acre large laydown area for the project cargo, and goods can stay there for up to 60 days. You can ship project cargoes, which are basically heavy equipment, to and from overseas through this port.

We ship project cargo to and from the port. Some of the cargoes we have handled in the past include heavy equipment for power plants, bridge parts, and oversized vehicles. We have the equipment needed to load your heavy equipment from its current location to and from the port.

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That you are reading through this post means that you are interested in shipping cars to or from port of Manatee. With us, A-1 Auto Transport, you can be sure that your car is safe and will be delivered on time. We have various overseas destinations and also ship from abroad to the US through Port Manatee.

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Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing. 

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood. 

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Mylene Rutllant
It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.
★★★★★

Due to the nature of my work, I must relocate every couple of years to where my company needs me. Because of this, I’ve tested several moving and auto transport companies over the years.

And my choice in terms of auto transport has to be A1 Auto Transport. It’s in the name, but also in the quality with which they do their jobs. I’ve never had a problem with this company.

The only time my shipment was delayed was during winter when a snowstorm closed down all the major roads. And they still found an alternative and got my car delivered before roads got unstuck.

When I moved to West Virginia, they picked up my car the very day I called them. I like to think they take special care of me considering all the business I’ve sent them. I’ll continue to support A1 Auto Transport. It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.

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Luis Rodriguez
You have my full support and recommendation!
★★★★★

I considered selling my car when I moved to Washington. It was old and rusty, but I grew attached to it. So, I called a couple companies to transport it to my new home, but they both fell through.

The first one couldn’t decide on a schedule. He would constantly change the pickup date till I got frustrated and canceled. The second was insufferable, very rude on the phone, even worse in person.

They started picking a part my car asking me why I still have it. If that’s their opinion of my vehicle, how can I trust they’ll take care of it? If something happened midway, why wouldn’t they just blame it on the car instead of paying up?

So, I cancelled this company as well and turned to A1 Auto Transport. From the get go, they were very different from my past options. Their website was very professional and up to date, full of useful information. I requested a quote using their online form, and I got an email response within an hour. Surprisingly fast!

If I didn’t know any better, I would’ve thought they were lacking customers, but the email spoke for itself. In just one email, everything I needed to know was there, including a contact number I could use to get more information or confirm the transport.

I called and got things rolling. I was very pleased with the driver. He followed standard procedure and represented his company well. Can’t remember his name, but props to him!

The car arrived in Washington 6 days later in excellent condition. From what I understand, the transport was delayed a bit by a storm, but since the time window was 4-6 days from the beginning, I don’t really care. You have my full support and recommendation!

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Cristine Benoit
I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.
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There are a lot of options for auto transport these days, which surprisingly makes it harder to find a good company. I received more than 10 offers to ship my car, but I couldn’t decide on any of them.

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Fortunately, I made the right choice with A1 Auto Transport. They are very good at their jobs. I spent more than an hour drilling Joe with various questions, and he never once lost his patience. He saw I was interested, so he bore with me until I was satisfied. The driver was also very courteous and my car was intact on arrival. I couldn’t have asked for more.

By the way, the price we first agreed on stayed the same. There were no delays or unexpected “surprises.” I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.

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We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10! We chose them to move our car from California to Vermont, since we needed professionals.

We were abroad during the transport, so the transport was a bit tricky. The driver had to pick it up from storage on short notice and get it to its destination within at most 10 days. I was happy to note it arrived sooner. We got it 3 days early, right when we got home to pick it up. It made getting around way easier. Awesome service!

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🇺🇸 Pompano Beach - Broward, Florida (FL) 33060

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University Of North Florida Moving Services

🇺🇸 Jacksonville - Duval, Florida (FL) 32246

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🇺🇸 Tampa - Hillsborough, Florida (FL) 33620

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🇺🇸 Pensacola - Escambia, Florida (FL) 32514


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🇺🇸 Fort Lauderdale - Broward, Florida (FL) 33394


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🇺🇸 Melbourne - Brevard, Florida (FL) 32901

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🇺🇸 Fort Lauderdale - Broward, Florida (FL) 33327


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