Sea Lead and T.S. Lines update port rotation

Effective early September 2022, global ocean carriers Sea Lead Shipping Pte Ltd and T.S. Lines will make JAXPORT the first U.S. port of call on their Asia East Coast (AEC) container service. The AEC, a partnership between Singapore-based Sea Lead and Hong Kong-based T.S. Lines, began calling JAXPORT this summer with Jacksonville as the last U.S. port of call. The current AEC rotation calls ports in the Northeast U.S. and mid-Atlantic ... [+]

JAXPORT completes $100 million in berth improvements

The newly-deepened 47-foot harbor in Jacksonville, Florida is providing large vessels - and shippers' freight - greater access to the U.S. Southeast market and nearly 100 million American consumers.With a deeper harbor, two-way vessel traffic and open berthing windows seven days a week, ships remain on schedule at JAXPORT, lowering ... [+]

JAXPORT, Trailer Bridge reach long-term lease agreement

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Board of Directors unanimously approved a long-term, $62 million agreement with Blount Island terminal operator Trailer Bridge. A Jacksonville-based company, Trailer Bridge provides twice-weekly barge service between Jacksonville and Puerto Rico and serves as a full-service logistics provider in the domestic and international trade.Under the ... [+]

JAXPORT completes final phase of $100m berth improvements at Blount Island

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) announced on June 23 the completion of the final phase of $100 million in berth enhancements at the SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal (JCT) at Blount Island. The last stage of the project, the rehabilitation of 700 linear feet of deepwater berthing space, was completed at ... [+]

Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project complete through

Federal, state, and local leaders joined JAXPORT and the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District on May 23 to celebrate the completion of the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project through JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. The project deepened 11 miles of the federal shipping channel—from the sea buoy to ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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