‘We have capacity’: DeSantis pitches for ships to head to Florida amid bottleneck at LA port

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Gov. Ron DeSantis made the pitch for ships to head to Florida during a news conference on Tuesday morning.

“We’re here. We have capacity,” DeSantis said.

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The governor said the ports will offer incentive packages to get ships to come here.

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Dozens of ships remain off the coast of Los Angeles due to a bottleneck in the city’s ports.

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Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.