Stories written by Andria C. Muiz

PortMiami world’s busiest cruise port for FY 2013

PortMiami, the world’s busiest cruise port, again surpassed the 4 million mark for cruise passengers traveling through its facilities in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2013. PortMiami processed 4,030,356 multi-day passengers last fiscal year. Additionally, 48,173 single-day passengers traveled between PortMiami and the Bahamas on daily service. Port director Bill Johnson said the 2013 cruise […]

PortMiami Deep Dredge project moves forward

PortMiami’s Deep Dredge project entered a new phase with commencement in late November 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 the […]

PortMiami announces new arrival of Maersk Line’s Transpacific 7 Service

Maersk Line, the global containerized division of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group and the leading container shipping company in the world, has added PortMiami to its Transpacific 7 (TP7) Service. The first call for the TP7 Service started recently at PortMiami with the arrival of the Maersk Kristina, a 6,700 TEU (20-foot equivalent unit) […]

New ferry service links Miami to Bahamian Island of Bimini

The Baleària Bahamas Express, owned by Spanish ferry operator Baleària and the Capo Group, launched a new ferry service on Feb. 8 from PortMiami linking Miami and Bimini in the Bahamas with roundtrip service three days a week. The high-speed vessel, Maverick, offers roundtrip crossings between Miami and Bimini on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The […]

PortMiami welcomes Disney with Mickey and Company visit

PortMiami welcomes Disney with Mickey and Company visit

PortMiami welcomed Mickey, Minnie, Goofy and Pluto recently as Disney Cruise Line celebrated its new homeport with Caribbean sailings departing from Miami beginning in December. “We are thrilled to welcome Disney Cruise Line to PortMiami” said Miami- Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez. “This is the first time the world renowned brand will operate from […]

Port of Miami gets $22 million to restore rail freight service

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By Andria M. Muniz…. The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced that the Port of Miami is the recipient of a $22 million grant to restore and upgrade rail service between the port and the Florida East Coast Rail Yard in Hialeah, providing direct cargo access to the national rail system. The grant has been […]

The Port of Miami once again stae’s No. 1 contaner port

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By: Andria C. Muñiz The Port of Miami once again has been ranked the No. 1 containerized cargo seaport in Florida. According to PIERS Global Intelligence Solutions, the premier source of data collection for the most comprehensive database of cargoes moving through ports in the U.S., Latin America and Asia, Miami once again is the […]

The Port of Miami once again state’s No. 1 container port

The Port of Miami once again has been ranked the No. 1 containerized cargo seaport in Florida. According to PIERS Global Intelligence Solutions, the premier source of data collection for the most comprehensive database of cargoes moving through ports in the U.S., Latin America and Asia, Miami once again is the No. 1 containerized cargo […]