Florida

Florida

19 May 2015
Florida East Coast Railway Tuesday unveiled a new online portal that allows the regional railroad’s customers to track freight shipments and equipment across its network.
Port Manatee, Florida
12 May 2015
The Tampa Port Authority has approved a $20.8 million spending plan to build a new refrigerated warehouse in an attempt to win back perishable food shippers to Port Tampa Bay.
08 May 2015
Container volume at Port Everglades rose 9.1 percent year-over-year in the first quarter, as growth in empty-container shipments outpaced an 0.7 percent rise in full 20-foot-equivalent units.
01 May 2015
A recently-awarded navigation project will likely further fuel continued Asia volume gains at the Port of Jacksonville, Florida.
30 Apr 2015
The Port of Miami experienced double-digit container volume growth in March. It’s just a hint of what’s to come, port officials say, as the port gears up for the opening of its deeper harbor this summer.
24 Apr 2015
A former employee of U.S. mainland-Puerto Rico carriers Sea Star Line and Trailer Bridge has been charged with defrauding the companies of $2.1 million by submitting phony invoices for container and equipment decals and inspection and transportation of containers and equipment.
15 Apr 2015
It’s not clear whether Scott’s meeting tipped the scales for the Port of Jacksonville or Nestle USA had planned the cargo shift for some time — but the announcement fit in well with the governor’s highly publicized and controversial visit to California.
container ships at Port Miami
07 Apr 2015
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has made a giant bet that Florida, and, in particular, Miami, will muscle its way into the container port gateway business, moving cargo to and from points well beyond the port confines.
24 Mar 2015
Diversions from congested West Coast ports are helping drive traffic growth at the Savannah port, setting the largest U.S. southeast port to end its fiscal year with 14 to 14.5 percent more volume than in the prior year.
17 Mar 2015
Three carrier alliances are launching Asia-U.S. East Coast services that will increase capacity on the route by 6 percent, according to industry analyst Alphaliner.
13 Mar 2015
Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s attempt to lure shippers — from Bacardi to Ikea — away from California may not necessarily bring big business to the Sunshine State, but it will bring the national media attention that some say Florida ports need.