Panama Canal

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

(Photo Credit: CBS4) Port of Miami

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

(Photo Credit: CBS4) The official groundbreaking of the $50 million rail project at the Port of Miami on Friday, July 5, 2011.

Groundbreaking For $50M Port Of Miami Rail Project

There was a special groundbreaking at the Port of Miami Friday for a major construction project that will allow the Port to do something it hasn’t done in years, directly connect to the mainland by railroad.

07/15/2011

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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