Crowley’s LNG-Fueled ConRo MV Taíno Completes Maiden Voyage to Puerto Rico

Crowley’s LNG-Fueled ConRo MV Taíno Completes Maiden Voyage to Puerto Rico

The second of Crowley Maritime Corp.’s new combination container/roll-on roll-off “ConRo” ships - MV Taíno, one of the first of its kind to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) - completed …
Jan 14, 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
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
JAXPORT sets new monthly container volume record

JAXPORT sets new monthly container volume record

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) achieved its highest-ever monthly container volumes in August, moving nearly 115,700 twenty-foot equivalent units (or TEUs, the industry standard for measuring containers). The …
Sep 27, 2018 /  Curious
DH Industries’ BOG units tested on first US-built LNG barge

DH Industries’ BOG units tested on first US-built LNG barge

The Duch cryogenic solutions specialist DH Industries said its BOG management system has been tested onboard the Clean Jacksonville bunker barge built by Conrad Industries. Six cryogenerators are installed on board of …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Vessels
Eagle LNG Partners announces the official grand opening of its Maxville LNG Facility

Eagle LNG Partners announces the official grand opening of its Maxville LNG Facility

Eagle LNG Partners (Eagle LNG) announced on Jul 26th the official grand opening of its Maxville LNG Facility. The plant which has been operating since early 2018 has a production capacity of 200,000 liquefied natural gas …
Aug 7, 2018 /  Vessels