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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 Terminal with the arrival of the container ship Hudson Express in mid-November. The service call will last for at least ... [+]

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 ... [+]

JAXPORT sets port record for container volumes in May

JAXPORT set a port record for container volumes in May, with total container movements increasing 37 percent over the same month in 2020. More than 128,900 TEUs moved through JAXPORT in May 2021.JAXPORT’s previous monthly container volume record of 123,700 TEUs was set in October 2019.To date in Fiscal Year ... [+]

Puerto Rico Ports Authority welcomes JAXPORT leadership to San Juan

The Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Ports Authority (PRPA), Joel A. Pizá Batiz, welcomed Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) leadership to San Juan recently during JAXPORT’s four-day business development trip to the island. “We are extremely pleased to welcome Chief Executive Officer Eric Green, Chief Operating Officer Fred Wong, and Director ... [+]

Puerto Rico Ports Authority and JAXPORT affirm longstanding partnership

Puerto Rico Ports Authority (PRPA) Executive Director Joel A. Pizá Batiz and JAXPORT CEO Eric Green signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to affirm the ongoing work of both organizations to grow maritime trade between Jacksonville and Puerto Rico. “This Memorandum of Understanding between the Jacksonville Port Authority and the Puerto ... [+]

JAXPORT CEO on proposed COVID-19 relief

A message from JAXPORT CEO Eric Green regarding the State of Florida’s proposed allocation of nearly $260 million in federal COVID-19 relief funding for Florida’s 15 seaports: “We are extremely grateful to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and FDOT Secretary Kevin Thibault for their continued support of Florida’s seaports, which are vital ... [+]

JAXPORT unveils new Strategic Master Plan

Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Chairman Jamie Shelton and Chief Executive Officer Eric Green unveiled the port’s new 2020-2025 Strategic Master Plan during today’s virtual State of the Port address. The plan was developed by JAXPORT’s senior leadership team with support from international maritime consultant Martin Associates. Based on detailed marketing, ... [+]

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