The U.S. Department of Commerce has accepted the application by the Port of Miami for a Foreign Trade Zone license, enhancing Miami-Dade County’s status as a Center for International Trade and Commerce.

Five East Coast ports got a leg up from the White House Wednesday when the Obama administration fast-tracked the seven big infrastructure projects they are planning in order to accommodate the bigger

The Port of Miami’s plan to deepen the channel into its harbor to accommodate post-Panamax ships ran into an environmental roadblock this week.

U.S. ports received $235 million in security grants through the Department of Homeland Security’s annual program, a $15 million drop from the year before, the agency announced Wednesday.

The Coast Guard is warning vessels and ports in South Florida to be prepared for gale force winds from Hurricane Irene within 48 hours.

Ports in the Southeast and along the Gulf Coast are brimming with optimism about the growth they expect after the Panama Canal expansion is completed in 2014 and larger vessels start moving through th

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The widening of the Panama Canal in 2014 could establish South Florida as a gateway for Asia cargo moving to the Southeast, said James Hertwig, president and CEO of Florida East Coast Railway.

There’s some shipping magic in the Magic City.

The Port of Miami was awarded a $22 million U.S.

Florida East Coast Railway said James R. Hertwig will become president of that carrier starting July 1, after he leaves his current position as president of CSX Intermodal.


Port workers and truck drivers only need one Florida criminal background check instead of multiple, duplicate checks to work at three South Florida seaports.

A new equity partner has apparently saved the Port of Miami tunnel project just in time for a June 1 deadline.

The Florida Department of Transportation put off until the week of March 30 a decision on how to proceed with the stalled Port of Miami tunnel project.