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 2021, nearly 950,000 TEUs have moved through JAXPORT, up 15 percent year-to-date. The port’s fiscal year runs October 1- September ... [+]

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, ... [+]

JAXPORT appoints security leader

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) announced that retired United States Coast Guard (USCG) Captain Dwight Collins has joined the port as Director of Public Safety and Security. Captain Collins directs all law enforcement, physical security, safety, and emergency management and preparedness services in support of more than 200,000 port employees, tenants, ... [+]

JAXPORT container volumes and revenue remain steady in 2020

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) maintained steady container volumes and overall revenue during fiscal year 2020, despite the impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on the global economy. JAXPORT’s fiscal year runs October 1 – September 30. More than 1.277 million TEUs moved through JAXPORT in FY2020, down just 5% from ... [+]

JAXPORT offers expanded service to the West Coast of South America through ONE

Shippers using the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) now have access to a new container service to the West Coast of South America through Ocean Network Express (ONE). The container carrier has added Rodman, Panama, as a new port of call on its EC1 U.S. East Coast Service, connecting JAXPORT’s TraPac ... [+]

JAXPORT CEO Green named one of Florida’s top business leaders

Florida Trend has named JAXPORT CEO Eric Green one of the state’s most influential business leaders for the third year in a row. Green is recognized as a transportation industry leader focused on growing JAXPORT’s impact on Florida’s economy. Cargo activity through Jacksonville’s seaport generates 138,000 jobs in Florida and more ... [+]

JAXPORT earns nationwide transportation marketing recognition

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) has received three marketing awards from the Minneapolis-based Transportation Marketing & Sales Association (TMSA) 2020 Compass Awards Program. The port received three Compass awards, including an Award of Excellence, the recognition’s highest level. TMSA’s Compass Award Program recognizes marketing and sales best practices by transportation ... [+]

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