Tag: Florida


Florida lawmakers present $30M to Jaxport for new container cranes

August 28, 2023

Via: FreightWaves

Florida legislators have provided the Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) in Florida $30 million to purchase two new container cranes for the Blount Island Marine Terminal at the Port of Jacksonville. Jaxport says the cranes will increase the port’s cargo handling […]


Ridgewood Infrastructure and Savage acquire Florida port operator

July 15, 2022

Via: Splash 247

Transportation Infrastructure Partners, a joint venture between Ridgewood Infrastructure and Savage, have acquired Worldwide Terminals Fernandina, manager and operator of the Port of Fernandina, Florida. The Port of Fernandina, northeast of Jacksonville, is an intermodal terminal handling bulk, breakbulk and […]


Florida Trucking Association, FleetForce Join on Training Program

November 30, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Florida Trucking Association and FleetForce Truck Driving School on Nov. 29 announced a joint initiative to put more truck drivers on the road. Several companies that are FTA members will offer fully paid tuition to potential drivers looking to obtain […]

Travel & Public Transit

Holland America Cruise Ship Heading to Florida with 42 Ill People on Board

March 24, 2020

Via: World Maritime News

MS Zaandam, which is carrying 1,243 passengers and 586 crew members, reported that 13 of its passengers and 29 crew have influenza-like symptoms. As informed, all ill persons have been isolated and their close contacts placed in quarantine. “Since it […]


Port Canaveral to Get New Multi-Purpose Cargo Berth

January 26, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Florida’s Port Canaveral has received a green light for the construction of a new multi-purpose cargo berth from the Canaveral Port Authority Board of Commissioners. The commissioners voted unanimously to move forward with building a new North Cargo Berth 8 […]


Drivers See Big Toll Hikes In 2018

January 9, 2018

Via: The Huffington Post

Get ready, drivers. With gas tax revenue stagnant and transportation funds scarce, states are turning to toll roads in 2018 to fill treasuries and manage traffic — despite outrage from motorists and questions about the efficiency of tolls. The full […]


UPS to Spend $196 Million on Florida Facility

November 14, 2016

Via: Transport Topics

United Parcel Service announced plans Nov. 11 to invest $196 million in its ground package hub in Jacksonville, Florida. The expansion will add more than 260,000 square feet to UPS’ 560,000-square-foot building along with advanced technology and operations automation. When […]