The past five years have been busy ones for the Jacksonville Port Authority, seeing it install larger cranes, improve navigability at Mile Point and build an Intermodal Container Transfer Facility, among other developments. Now, as the authority begins work on its next five-year strategic plan, it could be embarking on a transformational course for the … Continue reading Jaxport’s strategy for deepening and growth.
Although the funding is just a fraction of the estimated $700 million or more the entire project will cost, it does represent a major milestone, as this is the first time Washington, D.C., has stepped forward with money for the deepening itself.. We’ve crossed the goal line on this one,” said Eric Green, Jaxport’s interim … Continue reading Major milestone for Jaxport: Deepening project receives first-ever federal construction dollars
In conjunction with the Jacksonville Urban League, CareerSource Northeast Florida will host a Logistics Industry Day on May 9th. This events will spotlight current opportunities within the Jacksonville area and provide job preparation training. Please refer to the link below for more information and to register for the event. Jax Urban League Logistic Day Registration
Courtesy of Jacksonville Business Journal reporter Junior Skeeple. Crowley Maritime Corp. and Eagle LNG Partners recently began construction of a new shore-side, liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility at Jaxport’s Talleyrand Marine Terminal. The LNG bunker fueling facility will serve Crowley’s new Commitment Class, LNG-powered, combination container/Roll-on Roll-off ships, which are under construction for use in … Continue reading Crowley begins construction of new LNG bunker facility at Jaxport
courtesy of Jacksonville Business Journal reporter Junior Skeeple The Jaxport Board approved the purchase of conservation land needed for its deepening project. Jaxport is pushing for local, state and federal funding for the almost $700 million project. The Jaxport Board voted unanimously to approve the purchase of two parcels of land totaling 53 acres. … Continue reading Jaxport Board approves purchase of land needed to deepen river