Under Terminal Tariff No. 010 , the ship's agent for a vessel desiring a berth must submit their request to PortMiami as far in advance of the date of docking as possible. The request shall specify the following:
- Name of vessel
- Date and estimated time of arrival
- Date and time of sailing
- Nature and quantity of cargo, if any, to be loaded or unloaded
Ship's agents and shipping lines may submit, modify, track, or cancel requests using our convenient Online Berth Request system. Notifications detailing the status of the request will be sent by email. To protect users' privacy, it is necessary to register with the Berthing Office prior to using the system in order to obtain the necessary credentials.
PortMiami Berthing Office
1015 North America Way
Miami, Florida 33132
Alternatively, a hard copy of the request may be submitted using the Request for Ships' Berth Assignment form .