Tag: jaxport

DOT Sending $43 Million to Three Ports in Florida

Three ports in the Sunshine State will get around $43 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). The funds are part of $703 million going to 41 projects in 22 states and one territory...

Ron DeSantis: Florida’s Ports Grow as West Coast Logjams Continue

On Wednesday, the Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic Development Council (FSTED) released a report on the Sunshine State’s 15 seaports. “The Seaport Mission Plan, Florida Ports: Open for Business” shows Florida’s ports continue to grow. “Strong...

Ron DeSantis: Sea-Lead Shipping Moving Some Operations From California to Jacksonville

At the end of last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Sea-Lead Shipping will be moving part of their operations from California to JAXPORT in order to bypass heavy congestion at the Port of Long...

Ports Officials Headed to California, Pushing for More Cargo Ships to Head to Florida

Florida port officials announced on Thursday they will converge on California beginning this weekend to push for more cargo ships to come to the Sunshine State to help ease global supply-chain issues. Leaders from the...

Ron DeSantis: Florida’s Seaports Have Open Capacity and Can Meet Holiday Demand

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis said that Florida seaports have open capacity and can meet holiday demand, while other seaports across the country are struggling to keep up. DeSantis held a media event at JAXPORT,...

Kat Cammack Stresses the Importance of JAXPORT

Cammack weighed in on the port after her tour of it on Friday. 

Florida Ports Council, Enterprise Florida Look to the Future in Forum on the State’s...

Florida’s seaports have a $117.6 billion economic impact and account for more than 900,000 direct and indirect jobs, while linking communities to vital national and international markets.

John Rutherford: DOT Funds to Jacksonville Port Authority Will Create 15,000 Jobs

From his seat on the U.S. House Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., announced that the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) is getting $20 million for port infrastructure improvements which could create up to 15,000 new jobs.

Florida Chamber of Commerce Showcases State’s Role in International Trade

“During World Trade Month, it is important to recognize that Florida’s geography, history and cultural connections have served as a strong foundation for strong trade relationships,” Green said. 

Herbert Hoover Dike, Florida Ports Getting Tens of Millions of Federal Funds

This week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) Work Plan with funds for several projects in the Sunshine State.