The galleries below feature JAXPORT facilities, port events, and vessels calling the Port of Jacksonville.
On Jan. 14, 2013, JAXPORT welcomed Governor Rick Scott and Florida Dept. of Transportation Secretary Ananth Prasad as they announced a commitment of $38 million in state and local funding to complete Phase II of the TraPac Container Terminal project at JAXPORT.
The investment enables JAXPORT to jump-start the final phase of fixing the navigational problems in the St. Johns River at Mile Point. For our most recent photos, please visit www.flickr.com/jaxport.
JAXPORT in the Community 2012
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As an involved corporate citizen in Northeast Florida, JAXPORT sponsors or participates in several programs to support local business, fulfill community needs and educate the transportation and logistics leaders of tomorrow. For our most recent photos, please visit www.flickr.com/jaxport.
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Although use of Jacksonville’s port dates back to at least 1565, the Jacksonville Port Authority was created by a special act of the Florida Legislature in 1963 to develop, maintain and market port facilities.
Throughout 2013, JAXPORT will honor the work that has shaped today's success. As we prepare to recognize the port’s progress and growth in the last 50 years, we hope you’ll take a moment to share your memories. Send us your port-related photos and stories for use in our publications and promotions during 2013.
Thank you for being a part of our past, present, and especially our future. With your help, we’re not only fabulous at 50, we are charting the course to bring another half century of economic prosperity to North Florida and beyond.
For our most recent photos, visit www.flickr.com/jaxport.
JAXPORT Facilities 2012
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The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) is a full-service, international trade seaport in the Southeastern United States. JAXPORT owns and manages three cargo terminals in Jacksonville, Fla., including the Blount Island Marine Terminal, the Dames Point Marine Terminal and the Talleyrand Marine Terminal. For our most recent photos, visit www.flickr.com/jaxport.
PROJECT DESIGN AGREEMENT SIGNED FOR MILE POINT PROJECT
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May 23, 2012
Signing Ceremony at Talleyrand Marine Terminal
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Today marked another significant step for the Mile Point project as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) signed the Project Design Agreement this afternoon during a ceremony at the JAXPORT Talleyrand terminals. The joint signing of this agreement will allow the design of the project to move forward.
“Everyone who cares about the economic vitality and quality of life in this region will join us in this celebration today,” said JAXPORT CEO Paul Anderson. “As we continue to move the Mile Point project forward through our partnership with the Corps and our dedicated members of Congress, I am confident our message and momentum will allow us to also take the next steps to further maximize the positive impact of our port by improving the harbor’s depth, allowing the bigger ships to bring opportunity and jobs to Jacksonville.”
JAXPORT Retrospective 2001 - 2011
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In the 10 years since JAXPORT became a single modal port authority, JAXPORT has become the busiest container port in Florida, recording an 18 percent increase in containers, a 17 percent increase in tonnage, a 23 percent increase in vessel calls and an 86 percent increase in operating revenue. Here are a few photos looking back at JAXPORT's recent achievements.
Knowing the Ropes - JAXPORT in the Arts exhibit
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“Knowing the Ropes: JAXPORT in the Arts” exhibit features a unique collection of photographs and printed materials from the Jacksonville Port Authority Gallery. Included are images from two recent JAXPORT displays, Faces of the Port and Women of the Port. The exhibit was displayed in June 2011 in the Special Collections Reading Room on the first floor of the Thomas G. Carpenter Library at the University of North Florida.
July 7, 2011 US DOT Secretary Ray LaHood, Mayor Brown tour JAXPORT
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US Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood toured JAXPORT’s TraPac Container Terminal July 7, 2011 at the invitation of CEO Paul Anderson. Secretary LaHood, Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown and other transportation officials received a briefing from JAXPORT’s Chief Operating Officer Chris Kauffmann and TraPac VP and General Manager Dennis Kelly on funding needs to ensure future growth.
JAXPORT General Photos
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