The Florida East Coast (FEC) Railway in conjunction with the Port of Miami (POM) announces that an Industry Forum for the upcoming design-build services required for the Port of Miami Bascule Railroad Bridge Rehabilitation Project will be held on September 28, 2011 starting at 10:00 am and ending 11:30 am at the Port of Miami, 1007 North America Way, Miami FL, Fifth Floor Conference Room
Industry Forum for Port of Miami Bascule Railroad Bridge RehabilitationPosted on September 15, 2011.For maintenance-of-way managers, finding ways to boost productivity is keyPosted on September 14, 2011.
"Git 'er done." Comedian Larry the Cable Guy's grammatically incorrect, but popular catchphrase accurately describes maintenance-of-way (MOW) managers' charge throughout 2011. They're trying to complete all planned trackwork and capacity expansion projects for their respective freight or passenger railroads by year's end despite the usual challenges of tight budgets and narrow work windows.Florida East Coast earns American Honda's 'performance excellence' awardPosted on September 07, 2011.
Florida East Coast Railway L.L.C. (FEC) recently received the 2011 Performance Excellence Award for Rail Destination of the Year from American Honda Motor Co. Inc. The award recognizes a railroad’s “superior performance” in on-time delivery, damage-free operations, accurate inventory controls and field audit inspections, according to FEC.
Broward County leases Port Everglades land to railroad, expects new jobsPosted on August 26, 2011.
A “milestone” agreement to lease public land at Broward’s seaport to a private railroad company won the County Commission’s approval Tuesday, cementing a deal that has been years in the making.
Broward elected officials and business leaders, as well as Port Everglades and Florida East Coast railway officials, said the compact for what they call an “Intermodal Container Transfer Facility” will bring much-desired jobs and expansion of commerce in an ailing economy.Broward County Commission Approves MOU with Florida East Coast Railway to Transport Containerized Cargo at Port EvergladesPosted on August 26, 2011.
The Broward County Board of County Commissioners today unanimously approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) to construct and operate an Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF) on 42.5 acres of land at Port Everglades.Florida railroad sitting in sweet spot as state preps for expanded Panama CanalPosted on August 22, 2011.
Besides the region's civic and port leaders, perhaps no one in the wide swath of Central and South Florida has more at stake with the opening of the expanded Panama Canal than does Jim Hertwig.