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  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    MSC Cruises received Miami-Dade Commissioners’ approval to construct new cruise terminal at PortMiami.

  • 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 […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 5,094 TEU CMA CGM MARLIN ushered in the big ship era at the PortMiami by becoming the first vessel to test the freshly deepened bay which can now accommodate post-Panamax ships expected to start traversing the expanded Panama Canal as of April 2016. The grand celebration for the completion of PortMiami’s -50/-52 ft. Deep Dredge project and […]

  • 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) […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian Cruise Line received an approval for the construction of a new Cruise Terminal B at PortMiami.

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PortMiami experienced double-digit container volume growth in March; as well as a 12 percent year to date increase for the first six months of FY 2015. In March PortMiami recorded approximately 84,000 TEUs, compared to the 73,000 TEUs moved during the same period last year, and for the first six months 477,400 TEUs compared to […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

      PortMiami’s Deep Dredge project has entered a new phase with commencement this week of the actual dredging that will deepen the Port’s main harbor channel to a depth of -50 feet. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is managing the project that will be completed in approximately 18 months at the same time that […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    PortMiami is positioning itself to capture new trade opportunities thanks to more than $1 billion of capital infrastructure projects now complete. The port now offers Super Post-Panamax gantry cranes that can service cargo vessels up to 22 containers wide and up to nine containers above deck and eleven containers below. Additionally, a completed -50/-52 ft. dredge project […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    PortMiami experienced double-digit container volume growth in March as well as a 12 percent year to date increase for the first six months of FY 2015. In March PortMiami recorded approximately 84,000 TEUs, compared to the 73,000 TEUs moved during the same period last year, and for the first six months 477,400 TEUs compared to […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    PortMiami is counting down to July for the completion of the Deep Dredge project that is deepening the Port’s main harbor channel from -42 feet to a depth of -50/52 feet.  PortMiami will be the only major logistics hub south of Virginia capable of handling fully laden post-Panamax vessels. More than $1 billion of capital […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    During last month’s Peru Investors Forum in Miami, PortMiami met with representatives from Peru to discuss options for increased trade between the South American country and the Port. Over the past several years, PortMiami, and officials from Peru along with importers, growers and customs brokers have been working toward increasing the imports of Peruvian fruits […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 5,094 TEU CMA CGM MARLIN ushered in the big ship era at the PortMiami by becoming the first vessel to test the freshly deepened bay which can now accommodate post-Panamax ships expected to start traversing the expanded Panama Canal as of April 2016. The grand celebration for the completion of PortMiami’s -50/-52 ft. Deep Dredge project and […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The grand celebration for the completion of PortMiami’s -50/-52 ft. Deep Dredge project and On-dock Intermodal Rail will take place later today, September 18th at 2 p.m. local time at PortMiami, Cruise Terminal E. With the completion of more than $1 billion of capital infrastructure projects, PortMiami became the only major logistics hub south of Virginia capable […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    As a part of a broad strategy to improve both productivity and capacity at its PortMiami facility, Seaboard Marine has added two more new Liebherr-built LHM550 cranes to its terminal operations. These two mobile harbor cranes, the largest of their type based at PortMiami, each have an outreach of 177 feet and a maximum capacity […]