Connecting Northwest Alabama and Southern Tennessee to the Rest of the World
The Port of Florence is a public, non-profit corporation owned and operated by the Florence-Lauderdale County Port Authority. Located at mile 256.6 on the Tennessee River, the Port of Florence connects the entire region with the rest of the United States and the global marketplace. The port serves regional business and industry through links with an excellent transportation system including four-lane highways with connections to major interstates and the Tennessee Southern Railroad Company with connections to CSX railways. Tennessee Southern Railroad also provides stevedoring services for the port across the dock via the port’s 40-ton bridge crane. Fleeting in the port area is provided by Muscle Shoals Marine Service.