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Port of Jacksonville
American Maritime Industry Praises Pres. Obama and Sec. Foxx’s Visit to Port of Jacksonville to Talk about Jobs & Economic Growth
06 Nov 2013
The Jacksonville Port Authority and long-time tenant Trailer Bridge have signed a new 10 year lease to continue the container line’s operations at the Florida port’s Blount Island Marine Terminal.
11 Oct 2013
Galborg USA has upgraded its refrigerated container cargo service from Jacksonville, Fla., to ports in Namibia, South Africa and Mozambique, according to Jacksonville Port Authority.
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.
13 Sep 2013
Northeast U.S. ports saw their share of container traffic in the second quarter of 2013 dip 1.5 percentage points year-over-year among major ports on the east coast of the U.S. and Canada. Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. ports, as well as Canadian east coast ports, all picked up a piece of the share during the past year, data from the individual ports indicate.
26 Aug 2013
If the Mile Point project, which would fix problems preventing fully loaded container ships from calling at the Port of Jacksonville most of the day, doesn’t get federal authorization soon, Jaxport is prepared to take on the $38 million fix itself, using state money and getting reimbursement from the U.S. when WRDA passes.
26 Jul 2013
The Jacksonville Port Authority has named Brian W. Taylor as its new CEO, effective July 29, according to Joe York, chairman of the Florida port authority’s board of directors.
24 Jul 2013
Sea Star Line has finalized its new lease agreement with the Jacksonville Port Authority, where it has been a tenant for the past 23 years.
24 Jun 2013
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey was judged the leading gateway for developers and users of industrial real estate in 2012 based upon its consistent cargo volumes and available blocks of industrial space within the immediate port area, according to a report by Jones Lang LaSalle.
21 Jun 2013
Ports in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. saw gains in their share of North American East Coast container traffic in the first quarter of 2013. Canadian ports also saw an increase, albeit slight, while the market share of ports in the U.S. Northeast declined, according to data from the individual ports.
18 Jun 2013
Jacksonville Port Authority’s board of directors has unanimously elected Joe York as chairman, effective July 1.
17 Jun 2013
The Jacksonville Port Authority’s board of directors today unanimously voted to offer the position of Jaxport CEO to Brian W. Taylor.