Week of 23 Oct 17 Transportation & Logistics Jobs UPS in conjunction with CareerSource Northeast Florida held a company for students enrolled in the JSO PAL program. This event spotlighted UPS’s effort to reach youth in the Jacksonville community and expose them to the many opportunities within the company. Students were given a company presentation … Continue reading CareerSource Northeast Florida Current Logistics & Transportation Jobs.
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
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
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