Alabama State Port http://apr.org en Alabama State Port Marks 85 years in Operation http://apr.org/post/alabama-state-port-marks-85-years-operation <p>Alabama's primary seaport is marking 85 years in operation in Mobile.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The Alabama State Port was dedicated on June 25, 1928. Back then it was called the "Alabama State Docks" and handled exports of coal, forest products and sugar.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The public terminals still ship coal and forest products, but the cargo today includes automotive components, poultry and steel.<br> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 12:27:18 +0000 The Associated Press 33038 at http://apr.org Alabama State Port Marks 85 years in Operation