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Dames Point

The Dames Point Marine Terminal is JAXPORT's newest marine facility. The terminal is situated alongside the harbor's main shipping channel.

TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point

(gate entrance)
9834 New Berlin Road
Jacksonville, FL 32226
Ph: (904) 696-4900

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From North:

  • Take I-95 South to exit 362A - I-295 South.
  • Continue for about six miles.
  • Take exit 41: FL-105 / Zoo Parkway / Heckscher Drive.
  • At bottom of exit ramp, turn right onto Zoo Parkway.
  • At first traffic light, turn left onto New Berlin Road.
  • Continue on New Berlin Road for about 3/4 of a mile.
  • TraPac Container Terminal's entrance will be located on the right.

From South:

  • Take I-95 North to exit 337.
  • Merge onto I-295 North and continue for about 18 miles.
  • Take exit 41: FL-105 / Zoo Parkway / Heckscher Drive.
  • At bottom of exit ramp, turn left onto Zoo Parkway.
  • About one block further, turn left onto New Berlin Road.
  • Continue on New Berlin Road for about 3/4 of a mile.
  • TraPac Container Terminal's entrance will be located on the right.

 

JAXPORT Blount Island and Dames Point Operations

Blount Island Marine Terminal

9620 Dave Rawls Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32226

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From North:

  • Take I-95 South to exit 362A - I-295 South.
  • Continue for about 6 miles.
  • Take exit 41: FL-105 / Zoo Parkway / Heckscher Drive.
  • At bottom of exit ramp, turn left onto Heckscher Drive.
  • Continue for about 1 1/2 miles.
  • Follow signs to Blount Island and bear right onto Blount Island Road.
  • The operations offices are in a two-story brick building adjacent to the main gate. Parking is available along the driveway leading to the building.

From South:

  • Take I-95 North to exit 337.
  • Merge onto I-295 North and continue for about 18 miles.
  • Take exit 41: FL-105 / Zoo Parkway / Heckscher Drive.
  • At bottom of exit ramp, turn right onto Heckscher Drive.
  • Continue for about 1 1/2 miles.
  • Follow signs to Blount Island and bear right onto Blount Island Road.
  • The operations offices are in a two-story brick building adjacent to the main gate. Parking is available along the driveway leading to the building.

 

Located 10 nautical miles (18.5km) from the Atlantic Ocean, the Dames Point Marine Terminal is home to the 158-acre TraPac Container Terminal, where vessels from Tokyo-based MOL and other carriers offer direct containership service between Jacksonville and ports throughout Asia. The TraPac terminal features new port infrastructure, including roadways, terminal buildings, two 1,200-foot berths and six New Panamax container cranes.

JAXPORT is currently developing an intermodal container transfer facility, or ICTF, at the Dames Point terminal to facilitate the direct transfer of containers between vessels and trains.

Other cargoes serviced at Dames Point include bulk aggregate material on sites ranging about 34 acres in size.

Dames Point Equipment and Technical Info

Dames Point

Owner / Operator

Terminal Director — Victoria Robas

Location

10 nautical miles (18.5km) from the Atlantic Ocean

Terminal Area

Total Area — 585 acres (TraPac terminal = 158 acres)

Use

Container, Bulk, Cruise

General Berths

#10 — 1,280 ft

#16 — 1,200 ft

#17 — 1,200 ft

#18 — 1,322 ft

Apron Width

#10: 80 ft

#16,17: 150 ft

#18: 15 ft

Depth alongside MLW
(mean low water)

40 ft

Deck height above MSL
(mean sea level)

#16, 17: +10 ft

#10, 18: +9 ft

Mechanical Handling Facilities

Six container cranes (two 50-ton, four 40-ton)

Six 40-ton rubber tired gantry cranes

On-Dock Rail Connection

CSX

Highway Connections

I-95 and I-295 (State Road 9A) leading to Hecksher Drive (State Road 105)

 

To discover how to maximize your business at this terminal, contact JAXPORT's Trade Development office by phone at (904) 357-3030 or by email at info@jaxport.com.