‘Absolute hazard’: Fatal boat crash renews calls to put lights on jetty off Miami Beach
The water surrounding Miami Beach is full of obstacles: Jet skiers zip around speedboats and yachts, children lounge on inflatable rafts and passengers jump off tour boats blasting music as they cruise between the island and the mainland. To read the article in full, please click here.
Update from the Florida Harbor Pilots Association – March 2019
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See what its like to boat offshore in a Nor’easter
Mayport,Fla. – Tropical storm force gusts whipped seas but it didn’t stop trade into JAXPORT. To read the article in full, please click here.
JaxPort delivers big on dollars and jobs to Northeast Florida region
Lawmakers and civic leaders have said for years that the port of Jacksonville makes a huge economic impact. In fact, there’s plenty of proof that’s true. New data show the benefit to the Northeast Florida region and to the entire state of Florida. To read the article in full, please click here.
PortMiami Breaks Record, Infrastructure Investments Pay Off
“Port officials attribute January’s results to be a continuation of a healthy balance of global trade combined with successfully deployed capital infrastructure improvements and a port team dedicated to its customers,” PortMiami said in its release. To read the article in full, please click here.
Port Tampa Bay’s new chief of staff to start job ready to grow
Clay Hollis III starts his new job as chief of staff for Port Tampa Bay Monday. And he’s got some big (yet basic) plans for the new gig. The bottom line: Be enough of a leader that CEO Paul Anderson can be in multiple places at once. Hollis comes to the Port after working for […]
Update from the Florida Harbor Pilots Association – February 2019
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Cargo city: From the sea to the sky, Tampa area ports project growth while taking on competition
While seaports and airports share in a goal to lift the economic vitality of the whole region, they must also compete with each other and other regional ports to secure traffic and major tenants while diversifying their cargo and bulk container business. To read the article in full, please click here.
Pensacola port director tells transition team that port is on the ‘uptick’
Nearly all the members of Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson’s transition team piled into a bus Friday morning to get an up-close view of the Port of Pensacola. To read the article in full, please click here.
Port Panama City bounces back after suffering $15 million in damages Post-Hurricane Port Update
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – Port Panama City was damaged to the tune of $15 million during Hurricane Michael. To read the article in full, please click here.