Port Everglades has received federal approval for a $374 million deepening project that will allow it handle larger container ships.
Florida Chamber President Mark Wilson Tells Florida Cabinet 150,000 New Trade and Logistics Jobs Can Be Created
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.
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.
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.