Although Jacksonville will lose a weekly Asian service to Tampa in May, the port remains confident it will get new trans-Pacific services as SSA Marine expands the Blount Island terminal and can diversify into other markets as dredging deepens the harbor.
04 Mar 2019
Terminal operator SSA Marine has signed a new lease that includes the expansion and development of the Port of Jacksonville's Blount Island Marine Terminal and $28 million for harbor dredging.
19 Feb 2019
CMA CGM will begin calling Port Tampa Bay in May with its PEX3 service, the second major weekly Asian string to visit the central Florida port in 2019.
14 Feb 2019
CEO Capt. John Murray tells JOC.com the port aims to be the transportation hub for central Florida’s commercial space industry.
05 Dec 2018
The new service highlights a state-wide effort to attract cargo destined for Florida but that moves through other gateways.
13 Nov 2018
The port's primary facilities at the west terminal sustained relatively minor damage; it was a "mixed bag," the port's executive director said, including lost doors, canopies, and skylights, and some damage to the port's container terminal.
15 Oct 2018
Hurricane Michael damaged many of the buildings at Port Panama City, but its docks, cranes, and equipment made it through the storm, according to a statement released by Director Wayne Stubbs on Monday.
11 Oct 2018
Storm damage reached from Florida into the Carolinas on Thursday and severed the I-10 east-west route. The likely outcome is higher costs and lengthy detours.
09 Oct 2018
The US Coast Guard has declared Condition Yankee for the eastern US Gulf of Mexico ports including Panama City, Pensacola, Mobile, Pascagoula, and Gulfport. Under that status, ports are closed to inbound and outbound traffic.
13 Sep 2018
The hurricane headed for the Carolinas as of Thursday, with the ports of Savannah and Virginia having reduced exposure.
10 Sep 2018
Whether shippers moving goods through the US Southeast and Mid-Atlantic see delays and elevated truck rates for days or for weeks largely hinges on exactly where Hurricane Florence makes landfall and with how big of a wallop.
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