The Port of Jacksonville is bullish on its growing Asian import trade, but success hinges on keeping a key Asian terminal operator in town.
Florida Chamber President Mark Wilson Tells Florida Cabinet 150,000 New Trade and Logistics Jobs Can Be Created
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.
24 Oct 2014
The Port of Tampa Bay is hoping the addition of two new post-Panamax cranes will usher in a "new era" for the port's container business.
15 Oct 2014
The completion of an on-dock rail facility at the Port of Miami will result in a large and rapid increase in the percent of the port’s overall volume that moves by rail, according to the head of a Florida railroad.
03 Oct 2014
A New York-based third-party logistics company is opening a Florida office, the third major expansion for the firm in two years.
02 Oct 2014
Florida’s fastest-growing port saw double-digit volume gains in August, led by a nearly 30 percent increase in exports.
26 Sep 2014
Port Canaveral has been cleared by the Treasury Department to proceed with the 35-year lease of the Florida port’s planned container terminal to United Arab Emirates-based Gulftainer.
26 Sep 2014
Volumes at Port of Miami continued to dwindle in July, newly released numbers show, but port officials are hoping that throughput volumes will be boosted in subsequent months by new customers and improved trade opportunities.
19 Sep 2014
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered Ken’s Trucking company, based in Grand Ridge, Florida, to immediately shut down following a federal investigation that revealed numerous violations of safety regulations.