Ellerman City Liners’ new trans-Atlantic service begins calling JAXPORT

The first vessel in UK-based Ellerman City Liners’ ' trans-Atlantic service made its inaugural call to the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) recently. JAXPORT representatives presented a plaque to the crew of the container ship SC Mona Lisa to recognize the ship’s maiden voyage to Jacksonville.Ellerman City Liners offers direct container service to/from three destinations in Europe to the SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal.The bi-weekly service ... [+]

ZIM upsizes four vessels on 2M Jacksonville service

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services has upsized four vessels utilized in its weekly container service operated through the 2M Alliance calling JAXPORT, replacing the smaller ships with two larger 11,700-TEU and two larger 11,923-TEU vessels.The four newly-built ships are the largest ships ever to be included in a regular port rotation ... [+]

Ellerman City Liners brings new trans-Atlantic service to JAXPORT

U.K.-based Ellerman City Liners is now offering direct container service at JAXPORT to/from three destinations in Europe. Ellerman will begin calling the SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal with the arrival of the containership SC Mara in early January.The bi-weekly service offers premium transit times of ... [+]

US Military, JAXPORT partner to move Osprey aircraft through port

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) facilitated the move of several CV-22 Osprey aircraft for the US Air Force Special Operations Command at the port’s Blount Island Marine Terminal in November. The aircraft will support military missions overseas. USAF pilots flew the Ospreys onto the port from Hurlburt Field, Florida. Stevedores with ... [+]

Crowley, JAXPORT Awarded Grant

Crowley and the Port of Jacksonville, Fla., (JAXPORT) have been awarded a federal grant to support a $14.6 million project to reduce emissions and add electric-power equipment at Crowley’s terminal.The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) and the Maritime Administration (MARAD) awarded the grant under the Port Infrastructure Development Program. The ... [+]

SeaLead’s revised service begins calling JAXPORT

The first SeaLead container ship in the revised Asia to East Coast (AEC) container service began calling the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) the week of October 17.SeaLead updated the AEC service this fall, making JAXPORT the first US port of call. Previously, JAXPORT served as the service’s last US port ... [+]

Two experienced ocean carrier executives join JAXPORT commercial team

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) announced the addition of two experienced ocean carrier executives to the port’s commercial team. David Briceno joins JAXPORT as Director of Cargo Sales for the U.S. Southeast. He is responsible for growing JAXPORT’s container business with new and existing importers, exporters, beneficial cargo owners, and manufacturers ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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