Bill Johnson

Traffic along I-395 to downtown Miami.
(Source: Chopper4)

A New I-395 Bridge In Miami Is Planned

Downtown Miami residents, businesses and PortMiami have waited years for a new I-395 bridge. Tuesday an announcement was made that is designed to create a path forward to a new bridge.

11/12/2013

Four new Super Post-Panamax cranes on the way to PortMiami. (Source: CBS4)

New Cranes Will Bring PortMiami’s Container Handling To New Heights

PortMiami is taking its container handling capabilities to new heights Monday with arrival of four new Super-Post Panamax cranes.

CBS Miami–10/07/2013

Bill Johnson, Director, PortMiami  (Source: CBS4)

Focus On South Florida: World Trade & the Local Economy

Global trade at South Florida’s two seaports and two international airports is at record levels. We look at how that is a driving, positive force and explain why world trade is something that impacts all of us who live and work here.

My TV 33–06/02/2013

Florida Capitol

House Panel Passes Tax Break For Manufacturers Bill

A House panel has given its approval to a bill which would exempt Florida manufacturers from paying the 6 percent sales tax on equipment purchases.

CBS4–04/10/2013

n this handout provided by Disney Parks, Captain Mickey Mouse officially kicks-off the countdown for the arrival of the Disney Wonder to Port Miami with a Disney-style unveiling of a banner proclaiming "See You Real Soon!" on November 28, 2012 in Miami, Florida. When the Disney Wonder arrives in Miami on December 23, 2012, it will mark the first time a Disney Cruise Line ship has home-ported in South Florida. (Photo by Kent Phillips/Disney Parks via Getty Images)

PortMiami Welcomes Disney Cruise Lines With Visit From Mickey & Friends

PortMiami welcomed Mickey, Minnie, Goofy and Pluto Wednesday morning as Disney Cruise Line celebrated its new homeport with Caribbean sailings departing from Miami beginning next month.

CBS4–11/28/2012

Norwegian Cruise Lines Getaway rendering (Source: NCL)

New Norwegian Cruise Ship To Call PortMiami Home

PortMiami will be the year-round home port to a brand new state-of-the-art 4,000 passenger cruise ship currently under construction by Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Lines. It’s called the Norwegian Getaway.

CBS4–04/17/2012

Miami International Airport - North Terminal

PortMiami & Miami Int’l Airport Saw More Travelers, Cargo Last Year

Two major South Florida thoroughfares are celebrating an uptick in travel and goods.

CBS4–02/15/2012

Port of Miami officials say they are on track for a record breaking year.

Legal Challenge Dry Docks Port’s “Deep Dredge” Plan

A legal challenge by environmental groups and wealthy residents of Fisher Island to the Port Miami’s plan to deepen Government Cut could delay the project for more than a year.

CBS4–01/26/2012

(Source: Carnival Cruise Lines) Carnival Breeze

It’s A Breeze; Carnival To Base New Ship In Miami

It’s the newest ship in the Carnival fleet, and it will be based here in the line’s home port. The Port of Miami will be getting a fresh Breeze when the ship starts making 6 and 8 day Caribbean cruises from Miami beginning in November 2012.

CBS4–05/03/2011

Port of Miami officials say they are on track for a record breaking year.

Port Of Miami Officials: Dredge Project Needs Federal Funding

The Port of Miami believes it can move our region to new economic and business heights if it gets the money to dredge to new depths. That, in a nutshell, is the battle port backers are waging in Washington, D.C.

CBS4–01/27/2011

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