Frequently Asked Questions


Where is the Port of Fernandina located?

The Port of Fernandina is located on the Atlantic East Cost in Northern Florida, on the border of Florida and Georgia.


What are the Major Markets served by this Port?

Major Markets served include Atlanta, Tampa, Orlando, Jacksonville, New Orleans and Houston.


Is this Port the most western port on the East Coast?

Yes, the Port of Fernandina is the most western port on the East Coast expediting access into the Midwest & Great Lakes Region.


How long is the running time to the berth?

Approximate running time to the berth is one hour. One and one half hour during Right Whale calving season from November to April.

Port Director

Christopher T. Ragucci

(904) 990-1400 (o)

(917) 836-2880 (c)

Christopher Ragucci

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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