James Hertwig, president and CEO of the Florida East Coast Railway, discusses the railroad’s preparations for the opening of the expansion of the Panama Canal, through projects at the Port of Miami, Port Everglades and the South Florida Logistics Center.
18 Mar 2014
WASHINGTON — The Florida ports of Jacksonville and Everglades could get federal authorization to deepen their channels this year instead of having to wait two years or more for the passage of another water resources development bill.
03 Feb 2014
Prospects for East Coast ports are brightening, especially on the export side, as the global economic recovery fuels demand for everything from automobiles to grain and forest products. But a number of variables could disrupt the ports’ projections, on the upside and the downside.
29 Jan 2014
President Obama touched on trade, transportation infrastructure, water resources, natural gas fueling networks and trucks in his State of the Union address, pledging to use executive orders to advance his agenda where possible.
06 Jan 2014
Armed with two new container services that launched last year and a new rail ramp opening later this year, Port Everglades is poised for a year of growth in its container throughput.
16 Oct 2013
Florida Gov. Rick Scott pledged that he would ask the Florida legislature to include $14.7 million in funding for Port Everglades’ Southport Turning Notch project.
11 Oct 2013
Florida East Coast Railway has announced that its $53 million, 42.5-acre intermodal container transfer facility at Port Everglades is making progress and is expected to open in mid-2014.
03 Oct 2013
National Shipping of America has expanded its Isla Verde Express service with the addition of a southbound call at Port Everglades, Fla.
26 Sep 2013
Florida Gov. Rick Scott and members of the state’s cabinet have approved $150 million in bond proceeds to finance projects at Florida ports through the Seaport Investment Program.
28 Aug 2013
Port Everglades recently celebrated the first vessel call of the Grand Alliance’s Gulf Atlantic Express (GAX) service.
16 Aug 2013
State and federal agencies are working to finalize a pilot program to bring grapes and blueberries from Peru and Uruguay into Florida’s Port Everglades and PortMiami, starting in October.
09 Jul 2013
OOCL and Hapag-Lloyd have decided to shift the South Florida call on the Gulf Atlantic Express service from Miami to Port Everglades.