Largest containership to enter Florida port stopped at Jaxport

MOL Bravo, the largest ship to port in Florida, at Jaxport. The largest containership to ever visit a Florida port stopped June 24 at Jaxport and the TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point. The 10,100 container vessel MOL Bravo came from Asia via the Suez Canal. The cargo ship was not filled to capacity because … Continue reading Largest containership to enter Florida port stopped at Jaxport

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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

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

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