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  • 10 February 2015

    The image shows daily operations at the Port of Maimi, a seaport located in Biscayne Bay in Miami, Florida, USA. The port is connected to Downtown Miami by Port Boulevard—a causeway over the Intracoastal Waterway—and to the neighboring Watson Island via the Port of Miami Tunnel. The port stands for the 11th largest cargo container […]

  • 20 July 2012

    Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez released the following statement regarding the President’s announcement that PortMiami’s Deep Dredge Project is one of seven U.S. seaport infrastructure improvements of “national significance” and will be expedited by federal agencies overseeing the projects. “Miami-Dade County has been ahead of the curve in making major infrastructure improvements to its […]

  • 16 October 2012

    Miami-Dade County yesterday announced that the contracting phase of its project to deepen Port Miami’s channel to minus 50 feet has begun with the solicitation of bids by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Construction is scheduled to begin in early 2013 and be completed in time for the opening of the expanded Panama Canal […]

  • 6 December 2013

    Governor Rick Scott today toured the site of the start-up of PortMiami’s dredging project that is deepening the Port’s channel to minus 50/52 feet. The “Deep Dredge” project is expected to create an estimated 30,000 new jobs for Florida families and enable PortMiami to be the only U.S. Atlantic port south of Virginia that will […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over a dozen South Florida businesses and environmental organizations joined Miami Waterkeeper and the Center for Biological Diversity last week in demanding that the Army Corps of Engineers revaluate its Port Everglades expansion plan in light of the recent impacts to nearby Miami’s reef during its recent port expansion. In a 15-page letter, the groups detailed […]

  • 24 November 2010

    Bill Johnson, Director of the Port of Miami, presented on the Port of Miami’s Deep Dredge Project to the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce’s… By Chantal Gloor (communitynewspapers) [mappress] Source: communitynewspapers, November 24, 2010;

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The University of Miami’s (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science announced yesterday a two-year award from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to support coral conservation research.  The grant will support coral propagation and restoration efforts necessary to help with the recovery of threatened coral species and increased resilience of coastal communities […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Miami-based cruise line operator Royal Caribbean Cruises and PortMiami broke ground for a new RCL cruise terminal on March 8. The cruise company said that the Terminal A, nicknamed the Crown of Miami, will be able to accommodate the largest cruise ships in the world, those of Royal Caribbean International’s Oasis class. Two of the giants, the Allure […]

  • 8 August 2013

    Four new Super Post-Panamax cranes are on the way to PortMiami. The new cranes were manufactured by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China. The cranes are scheduled to arrive at PortMiami in September. With an outreach of 223 feet, the new gantry cranes will service cargo vessels up to twenty-two containers wide […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced a draft environmental assessment and proposed finding of no significant impact for the operation and maintenance dredging and dredged material placement for the Miami Harbor Navigation Project inner harbor, Miami-Dade County. As USACE reported, the purpose of harbor dredging maintenance is to enable safe and efficient vessel […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In preparation for the opening of the expanded Panama Canal in 2015, PortMiami has taken delivery of four new Super Post-Panamax cranes to handle the new generation of super-sized container cargo vessels that will begin passing through the Canal less than two years from now. “The Post-Panamax Era is near at hand,” said Mayor Carlos […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Four new Super Post-Panamax cranes are on the way to PortMiami. The new cranes were manufactured by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China. The cranes are scheduled to arrive at PortMiami in September. With an outreach of 223 feet, the new gantry cranes will service cargo vessels up to twenty-two containers wide […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Miami-Dade County announced recently that the Army Corps 2018 Work Plan includes a $556,250 allocation for the start of a feasibility study for the Miami Harbor Safety and Navigational Channel Improvements Program at PortMiami. According to the County, once completed, these channel improvements will allow continued economic growth for Miami-Dade County and the State […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    In preparation for the opening of the expanded Panama Canal in 2015, PortMiami has taken delivery of four new Super Post-Panamax cranes to handle the new generation of super-sized container cargo vessels that will begin passing through the Canal less than two years from now. “The Post-Panamax Era is near at hand,” said Mayor Carlos […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Brig. Gen. C. David Turner toured a dredge with other USACE representatives, including Col. Alan M. Dodd, Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commander, while learning about the Miami Harbor expansion project. Located in the heart of downtown Miami, PortMiami is the second largest revenue producing department in Miami-Dade County. It is expected […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Richard Branson’s Virgin Cruises has signed a binding letter of intent with Italian shipbuilding company Fincantieri for three new mid-size ships, and has selected PortMiami as the home port for its first cruise ship that will set sail in 2020. Virgin Cruises’ three new mid-size ships, of about 110,000 gross tons each, are slated for […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    PortMiami’s Deep Dredge project, that will deepen the Port’s existing channel from its current 42-foot depth to minus 50-52’, will be completed this summer. This was announced yesterday by the Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez during the annual State of the County Address at Florida International University’s west Miami-Dade campus. Mayor Carlos Gimenez said that the Deep Dredge project […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    PortMiami has reported its busiest January in history with a total of 104,183 twenty-foot equivalent units of containerized cargo (TEUs) activity, a 17% jump over January 2018 – a record month in its history.   “Port officials attribute January’s results to be a continuation of a healthy balance of global trade combined with successfully deployed capital infrastructure improvements and […]

  • 18 July 2014

    On July 16, 2014, Biscayne Bay Waterkeeper, Captain Dan Kipnis, Coral Morphologic, Miami-Dade Reef Guard Association, Sierra Club Miami Group, and Tropical Audubon Society, filed a citizens’ notice of suit letter alleging that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers violated the Endangered Species Act, in addition to several permit conditions by the Florida Department of […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    MSC Cruises, Miami-Dade county signed an MOU to build a new Cruise Terminal AAA at PortMiami.

  • 26 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maersk Line, the global containerized division of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group, and the leading container shipping company in the world added PortMiami to its Transpacific 7 (TP7) Service. The first call for the TP7 Service started today at PortMiami with the arrival of the Maersk Kristina, a 6,700 TEU (twenty foot equivalent unit) […]

  • 19 January 2012

    Port of Miami Director Bill Johnson has been invited as one of the distinguished speakers at the “Panama Canal 2012 International Engineering and Infrastructure Congress” to be held April 18 – 20 in Panama City. Organized by the Panama Canal Authority, this Congress will convene more than 40 experts from 10 countries, who will discuss […]