Major milestone for Jaxport: Deepening project receives first-ever federal construction dollars

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

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Logistics Industry Day

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

Crowley begins construction of new LNG bunker facility at Jaxport

       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

Jaxport Board approves purchase of land needed to deepen river

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

Job Opportunity: Bunkering Technician – LNG

Title:  Bunkering Technician- LNG This position is responsible for staging, loading liquid natural gas (LNG) onto ships, inspecting, troubleshooting, calibrating, maintaining, performing preventative maintenance, and assisting with design, engineering, development and/or upgrade of LNG ship bunkering at the Jacksonville port facility. The LNG Technician must ensure that the facilities under his/her responsibilities are maintained so … Continue reading Job Opportunity: Bunkering Technician – LNG