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  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Florida International Terminal (FIT), operated by provider of port, towage and logistics services SAAM, has commenced a modernization project in an effort to improve its services. The project entails building a modern terminal with new facilities such as a gatehouse with eight lines, doubling its capacity to receive and ship containers, as well as an […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Florida’s Port Everglades will be the first and last U.S. call for SeaLand and APL’s North American Express Service (NAE/ACX) to Latin America beginning August 27, according to SeaLand. SeaLand, an ocean freight shipping subsidiary of Maersk Line, and APL, a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore-based Neptune Orient Lines, selected Florida International Terminal, LLC (FIT) at Port […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Florida’s Port Everglades will be the first and last U.S. call for SeaLand and APL’s North American Express Service (NAE/ACX) to Latin America beginning August 27, according to SeaLand. SeaLand, an ocean freight shipping subsidiary of Maersk Line, and APL, a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore-based Neptune Orient Lines, selected Florida International Terminal, LLC (FIT) at Port […]

  • 10 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Grand Alliance will be adding a direct ocean shipping service to Northern Europe from Port Everglades in South Florida starting in August. Florida International Terminal (FIT) at Port Everglades is the new terminal operator and stevedore for the GAX (Gulf Atlantic Express) service, which is jointly operated by Hapag-Lloyd and its partners NYK and […]

  • 10 August 2012

    A diverse group of public and private trade organizations from Costa Rica toured Port Everglades this week, gaining a firsthand glimpse of the seaport’s expansion plans, operations and facilities. Costa Rica ranks as Port Everglades’ second largest export and third largest import trading partner, accounting for nearly 50,000 TEUs (standard container measurement of 20-foot equivalent […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Business & Finance

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  • 25 September 2013

    Governor Rick Scott and members of the Florida Cabinet yesterday approved $150 million in bond proceeds which will finance projects at Florida ports through the Seaport Investment Program. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has programmed $150 million in projects to receive bond proceeds for FY 2014 which will be issued by the Division of […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port Manatee applauds Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature for providing more than $278 million in funds to develop and enhance Florida’s 15 seaports as outlined in the 2013-2014 Florida Families First Budget. Port Manatee Executive Director Carlos Buqueras released the following statement: “In August, Governor Scott attended Port Manatee’s Berth 12 and Groundbreaking […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott and members of the Florida Cabinet approved $150 million in bond proceeds which will finance projects at Florida ports through the Seaport Investment Program. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has programmed $150 million in projects to receive bond proceeds for FY 2014 which will be issued by the Division of Bond […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott announced a commitment of nearly $35 million for strategic port projects across Florida that will be recommended to the Legislature for the upcoming legislative session. The additional investments will be included in the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) Work Program. Governor Scott made the announcement at the American Association of Port Authority’s […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    JAXPORT, SSA Marine ink deal on USD 238.7m container terminal at Blount Island Marine Terminal.

  • 6 December 2013

    Governor Rick Scott today toured the site of the start-up of PortMiami’s dredging project that is deepening the Port’s channel to minus 50/52 feet. The “Deep Dredge” project is expected to create an estimated 30,000 new jobs for Florida families and enable PortMiami to be the only U.S. Atlantic port south of Virginia that will […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Florida Governor Rick Scott visited JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal last week to discuss his plans for investing further in state transportation and seaport projects during the coming year. Scott recently proposed a $10.8 billion transportation budget, including $176 million for Florida ports. The governor was joined by JAXPORT CEO Brian Taylor, members of the International […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    In his State of the State address, Governor Rick Scott emphasized the need for strategic infrastructure investments to grow Florida’s economy, highlighting his budget recommendation of $288 million in seaport improvements, including more than $35 million for Port Everglades in the state’s 2013/14 budget. “Governor Scott clearly recognizes the need to invest in Florida’s future […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott held a press conference call with Florida port leaders to discuss the importance of Florida’s ports during the ongoing negotiations between the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) regarding their contract, which is set to expire Saturday, December 29th. Governor Scott said, “We are together on this […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Canaveral has signed a 35-year agreement with GT USA, the US-business of privately-owned international port operator Gulftainer, to operate and further develop its container and multipurpose cargo terminal. The terminal, set to commence operations in the last quarter of 2014, positions Port Canaveral as the most economical and convenient ocean gateway for containerized cargo […]

  • 28 December 2012

    Governor Rick Scott held a press conference call with Florida port leaders to discuss the importance of Florida’s ports during the ongoing negotiations between the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) regarding their contract, which is set to expire Saturday, December 29th. Governor Scott said, “We are together on this […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian shipping company Höegh Autoliners has completed the transaction making it the owner of the ocean service operated by SC Line in the Caribbean, a 50 percent owner in Fast Terminal International and sole owner of Fast Terminal International’s RoRo terminal in Port Everglades, Florida, USA.  The transaction closes the deal announced under the Memorandum of Understanding […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The assumption that trade conditions and infrastructure will drive future transportation changes will be the overriding theme at the sixth annual American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) “Shifting International Trade Routes” workshop in Tampa, Fla., Jan. 24-25, 2013. The 1½-day program, which is being cosponsored by the U.S. Maritime Administration and hosted by the Tampa […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    US-based transporter Tropical Shipping is set to launch a container shipping service from the Canadian Port of Halifax on January 9, 2017. The company’s 1,118 TEU containership Vega Omega will depart Halterm International Container Terminal in Canada, “bringing improved import and export connectivity to customers in Florida, The Bahamas, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.” According to […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Florida’s Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) has unanimously approved the start of the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening project in, allocating the first phase of port funding to the US Army Corps of Engineers for construction. The federal project, scheduled to launch in early 2018, would deepen the Jacksonville shipping channel to 47 feet to accommodate more cargo aboard the largest […]

  • 12 February 2017

    Florida’s PortMiami has set a global record in cruise passenger numbers, having welcomed almost 5 million guests in 2016, local media reported. During the 2016 cruise season, the port saw 4.98 million multi-day passengers, a 1.5 percent rise from 4.91 million guests processed in 2015. The rise is in line with the annual growth trend in […]