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MOL kick starts operations at Jacksonville terminal

MOL kick starts operations at Jacksonville terminal

Tokyo: Mitsui OSK Lines has begun operations at its terminal in the U.S. port of Jacksonville, Florida. The first ship (serving the ESX-China/North America East Coast route) berthed in the afternoon of January 12th and the cargo operation was carried out safely.

The 160 acre terminal, named TraPac Jacksonville Terminal, is operated by MOL wholly owned subsidiary TraPac. It boasts six gantry cranes, six transfer cranes and a quay length of about 2,400 feet.

"The new terminal will improve MOL's liner service quality with Jacksonville as a hub for the U.S. East Coast," said MOL gm for the Liner Division T.K. Konishi. "We will also work closely with the City of Jacksonville and the Jacksonville Port Authority to promote development in this region."  [15/01/09]

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