Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company is currently dredging PortMiami's channel to minus 50/52 feet. Once completed, in 2015, PortMiami will be big ship ready, equipped to welcome super-size container vessels arriving via the Panama Canal.
PortMiami is your perishables gateway to the Americas! The closest port to Latin American and the Caribbean, the Port brings goods in faster and ensures the quickest, freshest delivery to consumers. Using PortMiami gets products to major U.S. population centers in four days or less.
The public art projects currently on display at PortMiami, Bhakti Baxter's Coral Reef City and Jim Drain's Bollard Project, have been recognized on the national stage! Miami-Dade County's Public Art Department and PortMiami recently received an award for commissioning some of the most innovative public art projects in the country.
PortMiami and the Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) are gearing up to help shippers make the most of the coming Post-Panamax Era with the re-introduction of on-port, on-dock rail service. Restored tracks will connect the Port to the Hialeah Rail Yard with links to the national rail system, making PortMiami the most efficient entry point for goods flowing from Asia to the Southeastern U.S.and beyond.