Nassau Marine Terminal (NMT) operates the Port of Fernandina, located on Amelia Island in Fernandina Beach, Florida. Nassau Marine Terminal is owned by Transportation Infrastructure Partners, a joint venture between Savage, a global provider of transportation, logistics, materials handling, and other industrial services, and Ridgewood Infrastructure. The partnership owns and operates essential transportation and logistics infrastructure throughout the United States. Savage operates these facilities on behalf of the joint venture.
In addition to the Nassau Marine Terminal, Transportation Infrastructure Partners operates:
A Short Port History
The port has a long and well-respected history dating back to the late 1700s. At that time, the port was the closest “East Coast free port” in the United States, a status it earned after the closing of numerous American ports to foreign shipping as a provision of the Jefferson Embargo Act. The port grew in stature after the opening of the Florida cross-state railroad in the 1850s, which connected the port on the Atlantic Coast to the Gulf Coast. As a result, the port became the second busiest in the U.S.
Today, the port continues its legacy of expert service and experienced handling of a variety of cargoes. Those include steel, aluminum, machinery, paper and forest products, and consumer goods.