Florida

Florida

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.
12 Mar 2015
Florida's Gov. Rick Scott says he is amping up efforts to bring new business to Florida's ports, and he is set on taking business from the U.S. West Coast.
11 Mar 2015
After a banner year for freight and an unexpected tax revenue boost, U.S. inland waterways could see shovels in the ground on a list of long-overdue projects in the coming year, helping shippers move their commodities more efficiently.
18 Feb 2015
Florida needs to amp up its marketing efforts, offer new incentives and cut red tape in order to reclaim containerized imports and exports tied to the state but handled by other states’ ports, according to study released on Wednesday.
12 Dec 2014
Throughput at Port Everglades jumped 12.5 percent in October, newly released port statistics show.
03 Dec 2014
A barge port and industrial center are planned on the 800-acre site of a former paper mill at St. Marys, Georgia, just north of the Florida state line.
14 Nov 2014
Horizon Lines’ exit from the U.S-mainland- Puerto Rico trade lanes later this year could give the ailing Jones Act lane some much-needed stability by allowing the three remaining major carriers to raise rates.
03 Nov 2014
A record-breaking year for Port Everglades is only the beginning, port director Steve Cernak said, as the East Coast's second-fastest growing port is embarking on several projects to add capacity and service bigger ships.
31 Oct 2014
The Port of Jacksonville’s first dedicated Asian container terminal opened in 2009 — just as U.S. consumer demand plunged because of the global recession. Now the promised Asian container traffic boom is starting to become a reality with volume up 20 percent year-over-year in the port’s fiscal year ending Sept. 30.