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FL Ag Commissioner Warns Panama Is Future Competitor

Florida could be in a competition with Panama as the Central American nation invests more money into infrastructure, according to the state’s Agricultural Commissioner, Adam Putnam.

01/30/2014

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Holds News Conference At Biomedical Product Manufacturing

Gov. Scott Believes Miami Port Dredging Means Jobs Statewide

The dredge that will deepen Miami’s port, Governor Scott believes, will produce thousands of jobs statewide.

12/06/2013

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Scott In S. Florida Friday To Tour Port Miami

Gov. Rick Scott will be in South Florida Friday to get a better look at the dredging operation at PortMiami.

CBS Miami–12/06/2013

View of cargo ships in Colon, on August 31, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Luis Acosta

Rep. Wasserman Schultz To Join Vice President In Panama

Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) will join Vice President Joe Biden in a visit to the Panama Canal next week.

CBS Miami–11/15/2013

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Port Everglades Is Expanding

There’s positive economic news for Port Everglades. The Port is expanding as part of a project to help ports around the country accommodate vessels after the Panama Canal is widened in 2015.

CBS Miami–10/25/2013

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

A cargo ship passes through the Panama Canal's Miraflores Locks on May 9, 2013, in Panama City. The Panama Canal is operating completely normal although the Government order to close all schools for three days starting from yesterday in order to avoid blackouts and Panamanians may have to start rationing electricity if the energy crisis -- caused by the late start of the rainy season -- continues due.    (Photo by: Rodrigo Arangua/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: China & Nicaragua Canal May Shake Global Trade

The communist nation of China may be about to make a large impact on Central America and global economic trade.

CBS Miami–06/07/2013

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Deal With Environmental Groups Clears Way For “Big Dredge”

A dredging plan considered critical for the economic future of PortMiami will be allowed to move forward if Miami-Dade commissioners approve an agreement satisfying the objections of organizations who wanted the plan blocked.

04/25/2012

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

(Photo Credit: CBS4) Port of Miami

Construction Job In Panama Creating Jobs In South Florida

More than 100-thousand jobs are expected to be created in Florida in the next few years – all because of a construction project underway in Central America the expansion of the Panama Canal.

CBS4–12/23/2011

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