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.
The dredge that will deepen Miami’s port, Governor Scott believes, will produce thousands of jobs statewide.
Gov. Rick Scott will be in South Florida Friday to get a better look at the dredging operation at PortMiami.
Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) will join Vice President Joe Biden in a visit to the Panama Canal next week.
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.
PortMiami is taking its container handling capabilities to new heights Monday with arrival of four new Super-Post Panamax cranes.
The communist nation of China may be about to make a large impact on Central America and global economic trade.
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.
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.
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.