When it comes to finished-automobile shipments, US South Atlantic ports are in a sweet spot. Regional population growth is boosting demand for imports, and new auto assembly plants are bolstering exports.
Jacksonville Port Authority
26 Sep 2017
After years lobbying Washington and Tallahassee, Green will now oversee the completion of the project that he helped put into motion, a project that still faces one last obstacle: moving an entire terminal two miles downriver.
08 Sep 2017
Hurricane Irma’s arrival this weekend threatens to roil US supply chains and seriously impact trucking rates.
09 Mar 2017
Taylor’s resignation is the second unexpected departure of a Jacksonville chief executive in just four years and comes as the port considers whether to push its TraPac terminal to move from Dames Point to Blount Island.
16 Dec 2016
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.
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.