Port of Gulfport open for public tours

The public can go behind the gates and get a look at the Port of Gulfport operations and facilities from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 29.

Coast Transit Authority will provide shuttle buses to the port from the west side of the Hancock Bank building at 2510 14th St. in downtown Gulfport.

Tours are 30 minutes and shuttle departures will be every 15 minutes starting at 4:30 p.m. and continuing until the last departure at 6 p.m.

Tours are free and families are encouraged to bring young children.

Reservations are not required but are recommended. Call 865-4300 or email