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MSC’s Florida Gulf Feeder service calls at JAXPORT

The first vessel in Mediterranean Shipping Company’s (MSC’s) Florida Gulf Feeder service made its inaugural call to the Jacksonville Port Authority on April 26.The Florida Gulf Feeder service calls the SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal (JCT) at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal bi-weekly. JAXPORT partner SSA Atlantic provides stevedoring services at Blount Island.The service connects Jacksonville to major transshipment hubs in the Dominican Republic and The Bahamas. The port rotation is ... [+]

Southeast Toyota Distributors and JAXPORT announce $210 million agreement

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Board of Directors unanimously approved a $210 million long-term lease and relocation agreement with Southeast Toyota Distributors (SET), the world’s largest independent distributor of Toyota vehicles. SET is a subsidiary of Deerfield Beach, Florida-based JM Family Enterprises.SET will relocate operations from its 50-acre facility at ... [+]

MSC adds new container service through JAXPORT

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is now offering a new Caribbean container service through the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT), where it currently operates three other services. MSC’s Florida Gulf Feeder rotation connects Jacksonville to major transshipment hubs in the Dominican Republic and The Bahamas.The service begins calling the SSA Jacksonville Container ... [+]

Ceres Terminals, JAXPORT announce long-term, $60m investment

The JAXPORT Board of Directors have unanimously approved a 20-year, $60 million agreement between Ceres Terminals and JAXPORT for the lease and modernization of the TraPac Jacksonville container terminal in Jacksonville, Florida.In a separate transaction, Ceres will purchase the terminal’s previous leaseholder, terminal operator TraPac Jacksonville, LLC from Mitsui O.S.K ... [+]

JAXPORT expedite the movement of frozen poultry

Terminal operator Enstructure recently moved 4,500 tons of frozen poultry through the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) in a single breakbulk shipment. The move was JAXPORT’s first poultry shipment via breakbulk since 2015. The cargo, which was previously shipped via container through other U.S. ports, shifted to JAXPORT to take advantage of ... [+]

Hapag Lloyd reroutes European container service to JAXPORT

Hapag Lloyd has temporarily rerouted a European-US container service through the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT). The change is part of an effort to “optimize our service portfolio, stabilize schedules and adapt to market needs,” according to Hapag Lloyd. Hapag Lloyd’s Atlantic Loop 3 (AL3) rotation will begin calling JAXPORT’s TraPac Container ... [+]

JAXPORT awards $48.8 million construction contract

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Board of Directors has unanimously awarded a $48.8 million construction services contract to Superior Construction Company LLC for terminal improvements to enable the SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal at Blount Island to accommodate more containers. The construction contract covers the first seven of eight phases—or 77 acres—of ... [+]

JAXPORT and MTS-ISAC launch new partnership

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) has partnered with the nonprofit Maritime Transportation System Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MTS-ISAC) to form a new cybersecurity information sharing cooperative called the Northeast Florida Maritime Information Exchange (NEFL-MIX). Members of NEFL-MIX work together locally, and with other MTS-ISAC stakeholders from around the globe, ... [+]

JAXPORT employee receives U.S. Department of Defense recognition

The Office of the Secretary of Defense recently recognized JAXPORT Asset Manager Brandon Blanton for his outstanding support of fellow JAXPORT employee Seaman Matthew Reed during Reed’s service in the Navy Reserves. Blanton received the award from Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense program based ... [+]

JAXPORT achieves strong cargo volumes

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) recorded strong container and vehicle volumes during the first three quarters of Fiscal Year 2021. During this time, JAXPORT moved more than one million containers, a 15 percent increase over the same period last year. JAXPORT’s fiscal year runs Oct. 1 – Sept. 30.Nearly 492,000 ... [+]

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