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Port Everglades accelerates growth plan
Posted on March 02, 2011
While the Port of Miami was in the news spotlight on Friday, Port Everglades gained approval from the Broward County Commission earlier in the week to accelerate its growth under an updated master plan. The moves come as East Coast ports expect a surge in container traffic after an expansion of the Panama Canal is completed in 2014. The arrival of megaships in Miami increases the...
Florida East Coast Railway Refinancing Positions Company for Growth
Posted on January 25, 2011
Jacksonville, Fla. (Jan. 25, 2011) – Florida East Coast Railway completed a successful refinancing on Jan. 19, 2011, through the sale of $475 million of six-year senior secured notes at an interest rate of 8.125 percent.
Santa drops off toys for tots in NSB
Posted on December 12, 2010
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Just weeks before flying across the globe in one night in his magic sleigh, Santa Claus spent Saturday taking a leisurely train ride down the Florida East Coast Railway, delivering toys along the way, with New Smyrna Beach among his eight stops. Santa dropped off about 325 items just after 10:30 a.m. Saturday, the toys the result of Florida East Coast Railway's toy drive. The...
Florida East Coast Railway sets new Service Record for UPS
Posted on December 01, 2010
Jacksonville, Fla. -- Florida East Coast Railway, LLC (FEC), has set another new standard in customer service today by providing 2,000 consecutive days of failure free service to UPS, which is a new record for any transportation company serving UPS. One of FEC’s largest intermodal customers, UPS has a long-standing relationship which has been in existence for well over a decade. During these 2,...
Florida East Coast Railway Sponsors Toys for Tots Christmas Train
Posted on November 10, 2010
Jacksonville, Fla. (Nov. 10, 2010) -- Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) is pleased to announce its sponsorship of a Toys for Tots Christmas Train riding on the FEC rail line between Jacksonville and Miami on Saturday, December 11, 2010.
Florida East Coast taps intermodal growth
Posted on October 11, 2010
JACKSONVILLE — Florida East Coast Railway LLC expects 5 percent annual revenue growth over the coming years as customers increasingly use the century-old Jacksonville railroad to transport goods south into Florida, the company’s chief executive said. James Hertwig, the company’s CEO and president, said the 351-mile railway connecting Jacksonville to Miami is tapping the growth of intermodal rail...