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Blount Island Marine Terminal

Terminal Director – Doug Menefee

Terminal Operations and Gate Entrance
9620 Dave Rawls Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32226
(904) 357-3305

Terminal Highlights

  • Located just nine nautical miles (16.7km) from the Atlantic Ocean, the Blount Island Marine Terminal has 7,094 linear feet (2,163m) of deep water berths.

  • JAXPORT's largest marine facility and one of the largest vehicle import/export centers in the United States

  • Leading auto processors – AMPORTS and Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics – combine for more than 250 acres of open storage and 300,000 square feet of auto processing facilities

  • The newly rebuilt heavy lift cargo berth ranks as one of the nation’s highest weight-bearing capacity docks, offering up to 1,800 pounds per square foot of load capacity

  • The terminal offers 240,000-square feet of transit shed space and a 90,000-square-foot Container Freight Station for cross-dock efficiency

  • Major highways are easily accessible from Blount Island, which is located less than one mile from I-295 and only minutes from I-95 and I-10

  • The efficient movement of cargo is facilitated by the terminal's on-dock rail served directly by CSX Corporation

Equipment and Technical Info

Location 9 nautical miles (16.7km) from the Atlantic Ocean
Terminal Area 754 acres 
Use Container, Ro/Ro, Breakbulk and General Cargo
Facilities 240,000 sq. ft. of transit shed
90,000 sq. ft. container freight station
General Berths

#20 — 754 linear ft.
#22 — 600 linear ft.
#30 — #35: 5,740 linear ft.

Apron Width

#20: 111.5 ft.
#22: 80 ft.
#30 – 35: 80 ft. in front of transit shed; 150 ft. elsewhere

Depth alongside MLW
(mean low water)
#30 – #35: 40 ft.
#20, #22: 38 ft.
Deck height above MSL
(mean sea level)
#30 – 35: +9 ft.
#20, 22: +10 ft.
Mechanical Handling Facilities

Three 100-gauge container cranes (65-ton)
Five container cranes (three 50-ton, one 45-ton, one 40-ton)

On-Dock Rail Connection CSX
Highway Connections I-95 and I-295 leading to Hecksher Drive (State Road 105)
Tides (ft.)  
Mean High Water (MHW) +2.2 MSL
Mean Low Water (MLW)

-1.3 MSL

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