JAXPORT sets record with largest container ship to call Jacksonville

JAXPORT sets record with largest container ship to call Jacksonville

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) set a new port record Monday with the arrival of the ZIM vessel Cape Sounio, the largest container ship to ever call Jacksonville. The 11,000-TEU (container) vessel is operated …
Mar 19, 2019 /  Vessels
JAXPORT and SSA Marine Reach Long-term Agreement on $238.7Mln International Container Terminal at Blount Island

JAXPORT and SSA Marine Reach Long-term Agreement on $238.7Mln International Container Terminal at Blount Island

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Board of Directors yesterday (Mar04) unanimously approved a long-term agreement with experienced terminal operator SSA Marine for the development and operation of a …
Mar 5, 2019 /  Curious
VIDEO: Crowley's Second LNG-Powered ConRo Ship Taíno Enters Service

VIDEO: Crowley's Second LNG-Powered ConRo Ship Taíno Enters Service

As Crowley welcomed MV Taíno, Company’s second LNG-Powered ConRo ship, to their facilities at JAXPORT on January 5, 2019, terminal operations quickly began in preparation for her ready first voyage to Puerto …
Jan 15, 2019 /  Vessels
Crowley Takes Delivery of Second LNG-Powered ConRo Ship for U.S. Mainland-Puerto Rico Trade

Crowley Takes Delivery of Second LNG-Powered ConRo Ship for U.S. Mainland-Puerto Rico Trade

Crowley Maritime Corp. has taken delivery of Taíno – the second of two of the world’s first combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) – from …
Dec 20, 2018 /  Vessels
$25 Million state-of-the-art cancer treatment equipment moves through JAXPORT

$25 Million state-of-the-art cancer treatment equipment moves through JAXPORT

Highly trained stevedores recently moved state-of-the-art cancer treatment equipment worth $25 million through JAXPORT’s Talleyrand Marine Terminal. The proton therapy equipment, which was unloaded in three …
Nov 6, 2018 /  Curious
JAXPORT sets container volume record for third consecutive year

JAXPORT sets container volume record for third consecutive year

JAXPORT’s public seaport terminals achieved record growth in container volumes, recording double-digit growth during the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2018. JAXPORT moved nearly 1.3 million containers, a 23 percent …
Oct 31, 2018 /  Curious
Record Number of Cruise Passengers #Choosefun Through JAXPORT

Record Number of Cruise Passengers #Choosefun Through JAXPORT

JAXPORT served a record number of cruise passengers during the past year, with 199,899 passengers setting sail from Jacksonville (see also CruiseMapper). More than 2.4 million passengers have sailed from Jacksonville …
Oct 25, 2018 /  Cruise
JAXPORT Welcomes First ZIM Vessel

JAXPORT Welcomes First ZIM Vessel

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) recently welcomed the ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. (ZIM) 10,070-TEU (container) Tianjin vessel on its maiden call to the port’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. …
Oct 23, 2018 /  Vessels
El Coqui’s Capabilities Mark Innovative Milestone for Crowley (Video)

El Coqui’s Capabilities Mark Innovative Milestone for Crowley (Video)

As the christening of El Coquí nears, a new video showcases the ship’s capabilities under operation by Crowley’s global ship management group, including crew and shoreside personnel. The Commitment …
Oct 18, 2018 /  Vessels
Next-Generation Car Carrier Calls Jaxport

Next-Generation Car Carrier Calls Jaxport

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) welcomed the Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) next-generation car carrier Orca Ace during the vessel’s maiden call to Jacksonville this week. Caption: MOL's car carrier Orca …
Oct 5, 2018 /  Vessels