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Issue 7 2018 - FBJNA


Jacksonvi l le (JAXPOR T) ton


YTD


October-July 2018, which is consistent with last year’s figures. JAXPORT largely handles


forest products -- mostly paper and wood pulp, thanks to its location close a large and growing consumer market in the Southeastern United States. Like most seaports across the


nation, funding infrastructure improvements is a challenge at JAXPORT. “However, JAXPORT has been successful in this area and we are well into on a multi-year, multi-million dollar terminal enhancement project across


all cargo segments,


including break bulk,” says Frank Camp, JAXPORT’s direct, Cargo Sales. Despite today’s trade


environment, Camp expects JAXPORT’s business to grow steadily due to the increase of production in South America,


///BREAKBULK


are the port’s biggest challenge. “We are currently updating our 20-Year Master/Vision Plan to determine the best use of limited property,” Kennedy says. Escalating tariffs and trade


wars are also impacting the


port, particularly


associated with its own infrastructure projects. “Port Everglades is


undergoing a massive capital improvement program that requires a lot of steel rebar,” Kennedy reveals. “And we are


purchasing three new


Super Post-Panamax gantry cranes from China that may be impacted by the tariffs on steel.”


Port Houston


Wood pulp is discharged at JAXPORT. (JAXPORT photo.)


the port’s connectivity to that region, its reputation and


expertise in break bulk cargos, and the its location close to the


customers. Port Everglades


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in more than 42 U.S. ports and 80 locations


Ending Sept. 30, 2017, break bulk shipments at Port Everglades increased 7% from 336,777 tons in FY2016 to 362,353 tons in FY2017. Dry bulk commodities, such as cement, decreased from 1,428,763 tons in FY2016 to 1,220,147 tons in FY2017. Automobiles, yachts and other vehicles were up from 95,856 tons in FY2016 to 107,841 tons in FY2017. Break


bulk, 1.8%. The cruise sector is its biggest at 34.5%, followed by petroleum, 21.5%; and containerized freight at 21.1% “We have seen an increase in


break bulk consisting mainly of


building supplies such


as steel rebar,” reports Ellen Kennedy, port spokesperson. “Since 2008, the tonnage of break bulk moving through Port Everglades has increased by 298% from 91,007 tons in FY2008 to 362,353 tons in FY2017.” That increase is attributed


The largest break bulk port in the US, Port Houston handles a mix of break bulk cargoes. Year-to-date, tonnage at its


Turning Basin Terminal, where break bulk is handled, is up 13% through July. Tonnage in 2017 was 2,667,364 for that period in 2017, while the figure for 2018 is 3,024,133. Steel, which is a cyclical business, is up by 27% through July, increasing from 2,097,336 tons through July of 2017 to 2,661,254 for that period this year. It is a cyclical business.


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Break bulk commodities make up 3.2% of the revenues at Port Everglades. (Port Everglades photo.)


bulk revenues saw an increase of $5.145 million from $3,804 million in 2016. Break bulk commodities make up 3.2% of port revenues;


to increased building and construction in Florida, especially in the southern region of the state. Currently, land constraints


Given the size of the port’s


break bulk business, Bill Hensel, port spokesman, points out that Port Houston is “able to deal with challenges as they arise.” “We are monitoring the


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