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Port of Pensacola


Open house on the future of Bayfront Pkwy, Oct 13

October 12, 2015

Is a roundabout at the end of Ninth Avenue in the future for Bayfront Parkway? How will truck traffic be routed to the Port of Pensacola? Residents could find out tomorrow. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)…


WUWF report gives clues to the future of DeepFlex

September 11, 2015

WUWF radio has a segment on DeepFlex and its future at the Port of Pensacola. In June 2014, the city announced that DeepFlex agreed to build a $52-million flexible pipe manufacturing and qualification testing facility at…

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Yikes, BP terminates contracts offshore rigs

March 31, 2015

Coming the heels of City COO Tamara Fountain’ announcement that DeepFlex has suspended construction at its facility at the Port of Pensacola. Reuters reports BP terminated contracts for two deepwater oil drilling rigs in the Gulf…


Mayor announces deal with Offshore Inland Marine

July 10, 2014

In December 2012, the city of Pensacola was about to announce a lease agreement with Offshore Inland when the mayor kicked the deal back to the Greater Pensacola Chamber because he thought the terms were too…


Mayor Hayward and his financial headaches

February 5, 2014

The agenda is out for next week’s Pensacola City Council meeting. Dick Barker, city finance director, has included the financial report for the first quarter (Oct-Dec, 2013). The Osceola Golf Course continues to lose money–$119,100 deficit…

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More on City losses at Port of Pensacola

February 20, 2013

The daily newspaper followed up on my blog post regarding Northwest Florida Cold Storage and reported that the company is no longer in operation. Derek Cosson, the city’s public information officer, said that city has had…