Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

JaxPort Names Eric Green CEO


Eric Green walked miles of hallways in Washington and Tallahassee to win support for deepening Jacksonville’s harbor.

David Bauerlein | The Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville, Fla.)
October 12, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics

Power Lines Across River Won’t Short-Circuit Quest for Bigger Ships at Jacksonville Port, Officials Say

Blount Island Mark's Photos/Jaxport

The high-voltage power lines that span Florida's St. Johns River and touch down on Blount Island were installed long before the Jacksonville Port Authority landed business from ocean-crossing cargo ships whose size is growing in leaps and bounds.

David Bauerlein | The Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville, Fla.)
August 4, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics

Former CSX Exec Raises Questions About Jacksonville Port Dredging Project

Jacksonville Port Authority

As Jacksonville, Fla., faces a monumental decision about how to pay for one of the most expensive public works projects in city history, a retired CSX executive has emerged as an unlikely source of do-it-yourself research calling into question the bedrock assumptions the Jacksonville Port Authority uses to justify deepening the St. Johns River.

David Bauerlein | The Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville, Fla.)
June 12, 2017

JaxPort Discussed Asking for $93 Million to $167 Million to Deepen Port

Jacksonville Port Authority

JaxPort officials discussed with city administrators Jacksonville paying between $93 million and $167 million to deepen 13 miles of the St. Johns River to accommodate larger ships with more cargo, according to e-mails former port authority CEO Brian Taylor deleted from his computer during his resignation last month.

Sebastian Kitchen | The Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville, Fla.)
April 10, 2017

New Jacksonville Intermodal Facility Put Through the Paces by Army


A new $30 million cargo facility at the Port of Jacksonville won’t open until later this summer, but trains began pulling in April 10 loaded with military gear.

Sebastian Kitchen and David Bauerlein | The (Jacksonville) Florida Times-Union
April 12, 2016