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MSC Cruises Announces Ricky Martin and Andrea Bocelli More for U.S. Naming Ceremony Celebration

Today MSC Cruises announced the line-up for the official launch and Naming Ceremony of MSC Seaside, which will be held on December 21st in PortMiami. As part of the traditional Naming Ceremony that is held for every new ship, MSC will welcome special guests and entertainment, Miami authorities, global media, and key partners from across the travel industry.




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MSC and PortMiami Officially Inaugurate New Terminal F

MSC Cruises together with PortMiami have marked the completion of the new Terminal F at PortMiami. The new terminal will serve as the homeport for the MSC Seaside as well as the MSC Divina. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Miami’s Cruise Industry Gave $23,500 to Senator Who Stopped New Cruise Tax

The Norwegian Epic at MiamiNext time you see a cruise ship at PortMiami, consider this: Because of a loophole in the U.S. tax code, the companies that rake in billions of dollars each year selling cruises to Kid Rock fans and spring breakers pay no corporate income tax. (miaminewtimes.com)




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PortMiami Grows With the Cruise Industry

PortMiami continues to grow with the cruise industry. Having just completed a record fiscal year (ended October 31) handling a total of 5.34 million passengers, PortMiami is gearing up to again meet the needs of the cruise industry. (maritime-executive.com)




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Passenger Ship Safety Miami Announces First Speakers

Passenger Ship Safety Miami has announced its first set of speakers for its upcoming 2018 conference, set for January 30-31. It returns for it second edition as the only conference dedicated to pursuing higher standards in passenger safety, according to a statement. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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PortMiami Set to Develop New Terminal for Norwegian

The Norwegian Epic at MiamiPortMiami is moving forward to construct a brand new $100 million cruise terminal (Terminal B) for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, which will get preferential use of the terminal. The new Terminal B will be able to handle two megaships, according to a resolution approved by Miami-Dade county. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Miami Targets 7 Million Cruise Passengers

The Norwegian Epic at MiamiThe future is incredibly bright for PortMiami, with Juan Kuryla, port director, seeing the potential of seven million passengers by the 2021-2022 cruise season. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Carnival Cruise Line Plan Threatens Miami Jobs

In a move that critics argue will ultimately result in scores of well-paying, white-collar jobs being shipped out of South Florida, Carnival Corporation is eliminating 200 positions from its IT Department, CBS4 News has learned. (miami.cbslocal.com)




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MSC Cruises and PortMiami Break Ground on New Cruise Terminal

The project will “not only rejuvenate and update the existing terminal to provide new contemporary amenities,” but will also expand the terminal through the construction of a new uilding in order to house both MSC Cruises’ next-generation cruise ship MSC Seaside, as well as MSC Divina, which is currently sailing year-round from Terminal F at PortMiami. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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PortMiami Reports Another Record Year

The Norwegian Epic at MiamiComing off a record cruise year, PortMiami announced $33 million in State grants have been allocated to it over the next five years. This is another important step that will help the Port better respond to the next generation of cruise and cargo business, according to a prepared release. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Zika spreads to Miami Beach, U.S. expands travel warning

Federal health officials on Friday warned pregnant women not to travel to trendy Miami Beach after Florida confirmed that the mosquito-borne Zika virus was active in the popular tourist destination. (reuters.com)




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New Miami Cruise Terminal To Be Built By Royal Caribbean for Oasis-Class Ships

Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited announced its agreement with Miami-Dade county to build a new terminal at PortMiami, scheduled to be complete by December 2018. An investment of $200 million, the terminal will be built on land the line has leased from the county, and will be large enough to accommodate Oasis-class ships. (cruisecritic.com)




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