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  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following a nationwide executive search, JAXPORT has selected Frederick P. Wong Jr. as Chief Operating Officer.  On announcing Wong’s selection, JAXPORT CEO, Eric Green, said: “JAXPORT stands to benefit greatly from Fred’s energy, enthusiasm and experience, which ranges from working through the deepening of the Miami harbor to ensuring the daily safety and security of […]

  • 16 April 2017

    The US Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) has expanded its service to Asia as part of Hamburg Süd’s new Asia – North America East Coast rotation. JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal now serves as the last port of call for the container shipping company’s service which is offered through the 2M Alliance. Vessels in the rotation offer […]

  • 13 February 2020

    The US government allocated USD 93 million for the next phase of deepening the Jacksonville shipping channel.

  • 17 June 2015

    Stevedores at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal unloaded the first shipment of the 53-foot Wide-Top Pick cargo containers for use on TOTE’s new Marlin Class ships, the world’s first LNG-powered container ships.

  • 17 June 2015

    Stevedores at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal unloaded the first shipment of the 53-foot Wide-Top Pick cargo containers for use on TOTE’s new Marlin Class ships, the world’s first LNG-powered container ships.

  • 27 September 2016

    Video Courtesy: JAXPORT The video above shows three new 100-gauge cranes arriving at the Jacksonville Port Authority’s (JAXPORT) Blount Island Marine Terminal on August 19, 2016, after they completed a 17,000 mile journey from China to Jacksonville, Florida. Built by crane manufacturer Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries, Co. Ltd. (ZPMC), the cranes are scheduled to be in […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Thanks to investments like harbor dredging and other port development projects, the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) yesterday marked a new record with the arrival of the ZIM vessel Cape Sounio, the largest container ship to ever call Jacksonville. “We are grateful to our 2M alliance partners – ZIM, Maersk, MSC, HMM and Hamburg Süd – […]

  • 16 March 2020

    Four cruise ships will dock at JAXPORT and remain at the port during the voluntary suspension of US cruise operations.

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administrator Rear Adm. Mark Buzby joined elected officials and leadership from JAXPORT and SSA Marine on November 22 to break ground on a new international container terminal at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal.  The SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal is an expansion of SSA’s current leasehold at Blount Island and includes […]

  • 25 April 2017

    The US Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) recorded a 13 percent growth in Asian container shipments during the first six months of fiscal year 2017, compared to the same period a year earlier. From October 2016 to March 2017,  JAXPORT moved 178,249 TEUs, against 157,689 TEUs seen in the same period of FY2016. “The Asian container trade is […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cape Sounio transited the Panama Canal from Asia before reaching the US East Coast.

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Chief Executive Officer Brian Taylor met with Jacksonville media on July 30 for the first time and provided the following statement. “I am thrilled to be here and anxious to get started. Several people have asked how I plan to turn JAXPORT around, but I don’t believe it needs to be […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) and SSA Marine have reached a long-term agreement for the development and operation of international container terminal at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. The facility, SSA Jacksonville International Gateway Terminal, is an expansion of SSA Marine’s current leasehold at Blount Island and will offer deepwater berthing space to accommodate the larger container ships […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    World’s leading container carrier Maersk Line has added a weekly call to the US Port of Jacksonville (Jaxport), starting from July. The new TP10 service will connect Jaxport’s Blount Island Marine Terminal directly with Xingang, Qingdao and Shanghai in China and Busan in South Korea. SSA Marine will provide stevedoring services at Blount Island. ”We believe […]

  • 3 November 2014

    Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) achieved 20 percent growth in Asian container shipments during the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2014, over fiscal year 2013, moving 272,524 twenty foot equivalent units (containers) compared to 226,938 last year. The Asian container trade is the fastest growing segment of JAXPORT’s container cargo business, accounting for nearly 30 percent […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The US Jacksonville Port Authority’s (JAXPORT) Blount Island Marine Terminal welcomed Höegh Target, the largest Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC) in the world, on September 30, 2016.  To mark the occasion, JAXPORT Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer Roy Schleicher presented Captain She Wei Jun with a plaque on the bridge of the ship. The […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    JAXPORT’s Board of Directors made a decision that will positively impact the future of North Florida for decades to come. Regarding this issue, Interim CEO Roy Schleicher stated: “The members unanimously authorized me to inform the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that JAXPORT will pursue a harbor deep enough to remain competitive by supplying additional […]

  • 11 March 2014

    Governor Rick Scott was joined by state and local officials today to highlight the Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF) project at JAXPORT’s Dames Point Marine Terminal, which will allow ships and freight trains to transfer cargo containers efficiently, giving JAXPORT faster access to Southeast markets. According to JAXPORT, the project is expected to create over […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Chairman of the JAXPORT Board of Directors, Joe York, announced earlier that senior maritime leader Brian W. Taylor joined JAXPORT as Chief Executive Officer on Monday, July 29, 2013. Taylor, a long-time Horizon Lines executive, is an accomplished sales and operations manager with a track record of building high-performance teams and leading complex organizations. […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has allocated $46 million for the Jacksonville Harbor deep draft navigation project in its FY 2019 Work Plan. This comes in addition to the $50 million in federal funding directed to JAXPORT for the project over the past two fiscal years, representing a substantial federal investment in growing commerce […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Stevedores at Jaxport’s Blount Island Marine Terminal this week unloaded the first shipment of brand new 53-foot Wide-Top Pick (WTP) cargo containers for use on TOTE, Inc.’s new Marlin Class ships, the world’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered container ships. TOTE is the parent company of Jacksonville-based Sea Star Line, a Jaxport tenant for more […]