Executive Team

Pierre LaPorte


2398 Sadler Road

Fernandina Beach FL, 32034

Phone: (904) 261-7803

Fax: (904) 261-1011


Jeb T. Branham
Attorney at Law

419 3rd Street North

Jacksonville Beach, FL  32250



Barb Amergian 

Administrative Office Manager

Ocean Highway & Port Authority


904-432-0229 (fax)


Ryan Mulligan

OHPA Registered Agent

Corporate Creations

11380 Prosperity Farms Road #221E

Palm Beach Gardens, FL  33410

Palm Beach County


Port Director

Christopher T. Ragucci

(904) 990-1400 (o)

(917) 836-2880 (c)

Christopher Ragucci chris.ragucci@worldwideterminals.com

Port Operations

Office: (904) 990-1400

General Contact

Office: (904) 491-7422
Fax: (904) 432-0229


Find us

OHPA of Nassau County
86130 License Road, Suite 9
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Mission Statement

The “Ocean Highway and Port Authority was created in 1941 and authorized to carry out public purposes to benefit to the citizens of the County of Nassau and the State of Florida.”

(Ch. 21418,S12.Sp. Acts 1941)

Fiscal year runs from

October 1 - September 30.


Ocean Highway and Port Authority was established in 1941 by the Florida Legislature. Read our charter here.

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