In the wake of a major deepening project to accommodate post-Panamax megaships, there is intense debate over how successful the Port of Miami will be realizing its goal of becoming a competitive gateway for Asian imports destined for points beyond Florida.
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17 Sep 2015
Florida’s ports of Jacksonville and Manatee will begin handling direct imports of select cold-treated produce from South America next month, bringing new business to the Sunshine State and cutting logistics costs for produce shippers.
15 Sep 2015
The first Porsches will roll off at the port of Jacksonville in October after Florida used millions of dollars in incentives to lure the German automaker and its parent company, Volkswagen, away from the nearby port of Brunswick, Georgia.
10 Sep 2015
Port Canaveral CEO John Walsh apologized for ridiculing opponents of the Florida port’s plans for a new rail line as “radical” and “Luddites.”
28 Aug 2015
South Florida ports are readying themselves for gale force winds and a downpour of rain as Tropical Storm Erika prepares to make landfall in the Sunshine State this Monday.
24 Aug 2015
As U.S. auto sales surge, U.S. Southeast port are shifting into high gear to win that highly profitable roll-on, roll-off cargo.
30 Jul 2015
The Port of Miami posted double-digit container volume growth in June, a testament to the port’s concerted effort to boost organic growth and preserve business diverted from the U.S. West Coast during the port congestion crisis in late 2014 and early 2015.
29 Jul 2015
Port Canaveral this week broke ground on what will soon be the port’s first multimodal inland facility, part of the Florida port’s ongoing campaign to snag container traffic from other U.S. East Coast ports.
15 Jul 2015
CSX Transportation is recovering after losing domestic intermodal business to the trucking sector in 2014, railroad executives said on an earnings call Wednesday.
15 Jul 2015
CSX Transportation surprised Wall Street and industry analysts, posting all-time record high second quarter earnings, but they were clear: The railroad won’t be as fortunate next quarter.
26 Jun 2015
Port Everglades has received federal approval for a $374 million deepening project that will allow it handle larger container ships.