JAXPORT Stepped For Record Container Volumes Through A Fiscal Year
Through the first eight months of the fiscal year, 2018-2019 of Jacksonville Port Authority’s (JAXPORT’s), the port is now on pace for achieving records in container TEU volumes and auto units.
On Oct. 1, 2018 the fiscal year of JAXPORT began. Through May 2019, JAXPORT facilities have handled:
- 896,795 TEUs, an increase of nearly 8 percent over the same period last year; and
- 482,388 auto units, also an 8 percent increase over the same period in FY17-18.
Through the first eight months of its fiscal year, the container numbers represent a port record and JAXPORT has stepped to break the volume record of 1.27 million TEUs which was set in FY17-18. The auto figures also put JAXPORT was put in a position to achieve a new FY record with the number of auto units handled through eight months.
In addition to this, nearly 132,000 passengers have cruised from JAXPORT so far this Fiscal Year, apart from the positive container and vehicle trends. This represents a total of 2 percent increase over FY17-18.