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  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Fitch Ratings has affirmed the A rating on JaxPort’s USD 87.4 million in outstanding revenue and refunding bonds.

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Jacksonville Port Authority welcomed its first ZIM containership, the 10,070 TEU Tianjin.

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The US Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) has seen a growth of 16 percent in Asian container shipments during the first six months of the fiscal year 2016 as it moved 157,689 TEUs compared to 135,429 TEUs handled in the same period a year earlier. According to the port authority, the Asian container trade is the fastest growing […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) has released a video named ‘Building a Better Future: Deepening the St. Johns’. This video shows how JAXPORT is investing in the future to grow Northeast Florida’s global competitiveness in trade and transportation and deliver jobs and prosperity to the citizens of Northeast Florida. Jacksonville’s main shipping channel is a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jacksonville Port Authority has renewed an agreement with the Panama Canal Authority pledging to continue working to market the advantages of shipping cargo between Asia and JAXPORT through the Panama Canal. Signed earlier this week by Brian Taylor, JAXPORT CEO, the deal is a renewal of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) the parties entered into in 2010. […]

  • 30 June 2010

    Both good news and bad news was presented to the Jacksonville Port Authority Board of Directors at its monthly meeting Monday. [mappress] Source: jaxdailyrecord, June 30, 2010;

  • 8 June 2005

    Jacksonville based Caribbean Shipping Services has been cited as the largest locally owned shipper to the Puerto Rico market by newly released statistics from the Jacksonville Port Authority. Puerto Rico is the Port of Jacksonville

  • 17 October 2011

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Jacksonville Port Authority officials say removing a jetty that sits at the juncture of the St. Johns River… By Drew Dixon (jacksonville) [mappress] Source: jacksonville, October 17, 2011;

  • 13 May 2010

    The Jacksonville Port Authority should see if it can save money by creating an in-house operation for routine dredging, according to a… [mappress] Source: att, May 13, 2010;

  • 12 August 2007

    The Jacksonville Port Authority will assume responsibility for the St. Johns River Ferry when the city of Jacksonville stops subsidizing the service Oct. 1. As many expected and with little fanfare, the authority’s board unanimously approved the staff’s recommendation to do so Monday. The board’s approval is conditioned on the city transferring several assets to […]

  • 25 May 2011

    A piece of the pie is better than no pie at all. The Jacksonville Port Authority was pleased to hear about the funding for seaports that is… By Joe Wilhelm Jr. (jaxdailyrecord) [mappress] Source: jaxdailyrecord, May 25, 2011;

  • 24 August 2011

    As the Jacksonville Port Authority continues its pursuit of elite status in the shipping and logistics industries, its board approved grants… By Joe Wilhelm Jr. (jaxdailyrecord) [mappress] Source: jaxdailyrecord, August 24, 2011;

  • 1 February 2008

    Representatives from Korean shipping giant Hanjin spent five days negotiating with the Jacksonville Port Authority this week before both sides took a critical step toward a final contract to establish an estimated 170-acre container terminal here.

  • 31 December 2009

    The effects of the economic meltdown and near collapse of the financial markets of late 2008 and early 2009 manifested themselves at the Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) in a reduction of cargo volumes beginning in January of 2009… Source:jaxdailyrecord,December 30,2009; [mappress]

  • 24 October 2012

    A federal study of deepening the St. Johns River for larger cargo ships will give the public its first look Thursday, according to This meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday at the Jacksonville Port Authority’s cruise terminal at 9810 August Drive, off Heckscher Drive. A major part of the Corps study will be […]

  • 8 March 2005

    A local stevedoring company will add 50 employees to its workforce when it moves to a location on Blount Island nearly twice the size of its current facility. The board of directors of the Jacksonville Port Authority has approved a 20-year lease with Coastal Maritime Stevedoring LLC.

  • 15 May 2012

    A public meeting has been scheduled to discuss deepening the St. Johns River, according to The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will hold the public meeting on Tuesday, May 22nd at 6:30 p.m. at the Jacksonville Port Authority Cruise Terminal, 9810 August Dr. Jacksonville, Fla. The purpose of the meeting is to […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Florida-based shipping company Crowley Maritime Corporation launched a new, weekly, fixed-day container shipping service between Jacksonville and Costa Rica on August 17, 2016.  The company plans to deploy two boxships in the service, which will call at the Jacksonville Port Authority’s Talleyrand Terminal on Thursdays, Port Everglades, Florida, on Fridays, and arrive in Puerto Limon, […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) recently welcomed the ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. (ZIM) 10,070-TEU (container) Tianjin vessel on its maiden call to the port’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. Commenting the latest announcement, JAXPORT Chief Commercial Officer, Kristen DeMarco, said: “The arrival of ZIM is a result of the successful investment of local, federal and state […]

  • 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 […]