Dames Point Marine Terminal


Dames Point Jacksonville

(container terminal)

9834 New Berlin Road
Jacksonville, FL 32226

Dames Point ICTF

(rail yard)

9600 New Berlin Road
Jacksonville, FL 32226
JAXPORT Cruise Terminal 9810 August Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32226
(904) 357-3006
AMPORTS Vehicle Terminal 9810 August Drive
Jacksonvile, FL 32226
Neil Saggese, 
General Manager, AMPORTS
(912) 222-8419
JAXPORT Corporate Headquarters (904) 357-3000

Terminal Highlights

Located 14 nautical miles (25.9km) from the sea buoy, the Dames Point Marine Terminal offers 5,002 linear feet (1,525m) of deepwater berths.

  • The Dames Point Jacksonville facility features two 1,200-foot berths and six post-Panamax container cranes.
  • Vessels from THE Alliance offer direct containership service JAXPORT and ports throughout Asia and South America.
  • The terminal has open berthing windows throughout the week for additional vessel calls.
  • The JAXPORT ICTF at Dames Point facilitates the direct transfer of containers between vessels and trains.
  • Other cargoes serviced at Dames Point include bulk aggregate material on sites ranging about 41 acres in size, as well as vehicle storage.
  • The JAXPORT Cruise Terminal at Dames Point is home to Carnival Cruise Lines’ 2,052-passenger Elation.

Equipment and Technical Info

Location 14 nautical miles (25.9km) from the sea buoy
Terminal Area 585 acres
(Container terminal: 158 acres)
Use Container, Autos, Bulk, Cruise
Facilities 63,000 sq. ft. passenger cruise terminal
Intermodal Container Transfer Facility, 15,400 feet of intermodal rail track
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, 100 gauge; four 40-ton, 100 gauge)
Six 40-ton rubber tired gantry cranes
Reefer Plugs 550 reefer plugs
On-Dock Rail Connection CSX
Highway Connections I-95 and I-295 leading to Heckscher Drive (State Road 105)
Tides (ft.)  
Mean High Water (MHW) +2.0 MSL
Mean Low Water (MLW) -1.0 MSL

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