Never underestimate the power of a well-connected port and few ports are more connected than the one in Mobile, Alabama. We’re relied upon by manufacturers and industries around the world for good reason. Seamless global trade to and from North America starts here because of the physical connections we have to rails, roads, rivers and runways. We’re well connected within our state, too, positively impacting jobs, higher wages, capital investments, and increased tax revenues. And thanks to our perfectly situated location along the Gulf Coast and helpful workforce, the import and export of goods always runs smoothly and efficiently. You’ll be in and out in no time.
Total Economic Value
The Port of Mobile’s capabilities and connectivity make it an ideal gateway for all types of cargo, from coal and containers to forest products and steel, to automobiles and aggregates. With deep water, modern equipment and multimodal connectivity, our port is one of the most efficient, versatile and accessible ports in the nation.
- Extensive inland waterway access via barge
- Access to nine railroads
- North/South and East/West interstate highway access
- On-dock, rail-service covered warehouses
- RO/RO – vehicle finishing capability
- Deep water
- On and near dock cold storage facilities
- Heavy lift and project cargo capabilities
- Able to handle 13,000 TEU container ships
- Reliable transit times
The gateway to America’s rails, roads, rivers and runways.
It helps having the right connections.
The Port of Mobile offers direct access to:
- 5 Class 1 railroads – with easy reach to Mexico, Canada, and the midwestern and southeastern United States
- 4 short line railroads including our port-owned and -operated terminal railroad
- One marine highway to Mexico
- I-10 and I-65 interstate highways
- Over 15,000 miles of inland and intracoastal waterways