When competition spurs investment, shippers stand to benefit regardless of their port preference. A variety of factors — harbor depths, ocean services, on- and near-dock intermodal facilities, rail lift capacity, and inland reach — will determine where shippers will funnel Asia imports heading to Chicago and the Ohio Valley sweet spot farther east.
Jacksonville Port Authority
14 Dec 2016
It’s not clear just how much of an impact $1 billion in investment had on the top Florida ports gaining a larger share of Asia imports, but the gains are real.
04 Sep 2016
South Atlantic ports are working to keep ahead of demand as the vehicle trade and the regional population grow.
02 Sep 2016
Tropical Storm Hermine on Friday affected port operations from Jacksonville, Florida, to Charleston, South Carolina.
01 Sep 2016
Tropical Storm Hermine expected to cross Florida, head up US East Coast.
20 May 2016
The Port of Jacksonville is bullish on its growing Asian import trade, but success hinges on keeping a key Asian terminal operator in town.
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.
01 May 2015
A recently-awarded navigation project will likely further fuel continued Asia volume gains at the Port of Jacksonville, Florida.