Gulfport hits a jackpot

Plume, Janet
May 2003
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);5/5/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 18, p23
Focuses on the expansion of the container-handling business at the Port of Gulfport, Mississippi. Benefits of casino gambling to the port; Details of the fruit imports at the Gulfport; Problem faced by the port.


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