Bill Johnson

Enterprise Florida Chief Gets Prorated BonusEnterprise Florida's president received a $50,000 bonus Thursday, six months after signing a $265,000-a-year contract to lead the public-private agency.
Florida Gov. Scott: State Nearly Out Of Money To Lure JobsGov. Rick Scott, reigniting a budget fight with the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature, says the state is nearly out of money to lure companies to Florida.
Florida Ports Want Help In Luring Shipping FirmsThe top lobbying group for Florida's seaports wants the state to establish a marketing campaign to help lure cargo-shipping companies from major ports in other areas of the country.
A New I-395 Bridge In Miami Is PlannedDowntown 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.
New Cranes Will Bring PortMiami's Container Handling To New HeightsPortMiami is taking its container handling capabilities to new heights Monday with arrival of four new Super-Post Panamax cranes.
Focus On South Florida: World Trade & the Local EconomyGlobal 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.
House Panel Passes Tax Break For Manufacturers BillA House panel has given its approval to a bill which would exempt Florida manufacturers from paying the 6 percent sales tax on equipment purchases.
PortMiami Welcomes Disney Cruise Lines With Visit From Mickey & FriendsPortMiami 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.
New Norwegian Cruise Ship To Call PortMiami HomePortMiami 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.
PortMiami & Miami Int'l Airport Saw More Travelers, Cargo Last YearTwo major South Florida thoroughfares are celebrating an uptick in travel and goods.
Legal Challenge Dry Docks Port's "Deep Dredge" PlanA 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.
It's A Breeze; Carnival To Base New Ship In MiamiIt'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.