The 2017 Jaxport Logistics and Intermodal Conference kicks off today at the World Golf Village Renaissance Resort in St. Augustine, against the backdrop of the recent departure of former CEO Brian Taylor and continuing efforts to obtain funding for deepening of the St. Johns River. Jaxport executives say although none of the guests attending the event directly effect funding for the deepening project, this event provides an opportunity to improve Jaxport’s name recognition worldwide.

Robert Peek…