Yearly Archives: 2014


JAXPORT Locked In Competition With Savannah And Charleston

There are a lot of folks working the docks at the Port of Jacksonville. And Vince Cameron knows them all. He wears a hard hat and a whistle around his neck. He’s the President of the local Longshoreman’s union.

“My dad was a longshoreman for 44 years on these docks before he retired,” said Cameron. “Yeah, I’m a child of this port.”

He stood looking at a weathered Horizon Lines freighter that just pulled into the Blount Island Terminal from Puerto Rico.

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