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US ports: Introduction to the port of Jacksonville (fl)

Jacksonville Port Map

The location of the Port of Jacksonville is shown on the map.

Jacksonville (jacksonville, fl) geographical longitude: -81.655651, latitude: 30.3321838. One of the major ports on the US East Route

JACKCONVILLE/Jacksonville 

Port nature: Hekou seaport, with a foreign trade zone

Latitude and longitude: 30°20′S, 081°40′W 

Located on the north shore of the St. Johns (ST. JOHNS) estuary on the northeastern coast of Florida (FLORIDA) in the southeastern United States (full name: THEUNITED STATESOFAMERICA), on the west side of the Atlantic Ocean, it is the largest container port on the east coast of Florida. It is Florida's primary bulk loading center. The port has a superior geographical location and is an important railway hub in the United States and one of the bridgeheads of the continental bridge. It is the main east-west trunk line in the United States, the eastern bridgehead of the Southern Pacific Railway, passing through New Orleans (NEWORLEANS) to the western bridgehead (LOSANGELES). The port is 24km away from the international airport, with regular flights every day. ​

The port has a subtropical monsoon climate, with an average summer temperature of about 26°C and an average winter temperature of about 7°C. It is foggy from December to March every year. The average rainfall throughout the year is about 1200mm. The average tidal range is about 2m. ​

There are 30 main wharf berths in the port area, the shoreline is 5460m long, and the maximum water depth is 11.5. Loading and unloading equipment includes various shore cranes, gantry cranes, multi-purpose cranes, container cranes, heavy lifts and roll-off facilities, etc. Among them, the maximum lifting capacity of multi-purpose cranes is 100 tons, heavy cranes can reach 200 tons, and there are also diameters of 200~ The 300mm oil pipe is used for loading and unloading. There are railway lines in the port area that can directly reach the dock for loading and unloading goods. The cargo yard area reaches 920,000 m∧, the oil depot capacity reaches 575,000 tons, and the cement warehouse capacity is 72,000 tons. Loading and unloading efficiency: 2,800 tons of phosphate per hour. The water depth of the large ship anchorage is 15m. Container throughput in 1994 was 481,000 TEU, an increase of 3.7% over 1993. The main export goods include steel products, fertilizers, citrus, scrap metal, feed, phosphate rock, flour, clay and cotton fabrics, etc. The main imported goods are petroleum products, coffee, steel, cement, wood, vehicles, lime, pulp and chemical products. wait. No work during holidays such as New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, and Christmas Daydo.

Jacksonville is an important shipping port in the United States. There are 239 ports in the United States, mainly including: Atlanta (atlanta, ga), Baltimore (baltimore, md), Birmingham (birmingham, al), Boston (boston, ma), Charleston (charleston, sc), Charlotte (charlotte, nc), Chicago (chicago, il), Cincinnati (cincinnati, oh), Cleveland (cleveland, oh), Columbus (columbus, oh), etc.

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