Carnival Cruise Line Expanding PortMiami’s Terminal F

Continuing the construction boom at PortMiami that has been occurring over the past few years, Carnival Cruise Line and PortMiami officials today held a groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of the state-of-the-art Terminal F. The new facility will serve as the homeport of Carnival Celebration, the line’s next Excel-class ship.   In attendance, were Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava and Carnival President Christine Duffy, along with county commissioners and construction partners. Together, they used ceremonial shovels to officially mark the beginning of construction on the expansive 471,000-square-foot facility which will…

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Virgin Voyages, Scarlet Lady Arrives in PortMiami

The first cruise ship from Virgin Voyages, Scarlet Lady, has arrived at her new home at PortMiami. Following an inaugural transatlantic voyage, Scarlet Lady arrived in Miami on a beautifully clear morning and after a spin in the port’s turning basin, eased into her spot at the terminal. Now that the ship has arrived, she’ll be hosting several media and travel industry events over the next couple of weeks. Scarlet Lady’s first cruises with paying guests will depart on March 26th and 29th, with two special 3-night “Sneak-A-Peak” voyages with…

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MSC Meraviglia Makes Her Debut in Miami

MSC Meraviglia

MSC Cruises welcomed MSC Meraviglia to her new Winter/Spring homeport of Miami, Florida. MSC Meraviglia is the largest MSC ship to call PortMiami home and joins three other MSC ships sailing from the Magic City. Ken Muskat, EVP and Chief Operating Officer of MSC Cruises USA said: Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Giménez said: With a name meaning wonder, MSC Meraviglia boasts an innovative and glamorous designthat showcases MSC Cruises’ signature European style. The ship’s two-story Mediterranean-style promenade, feauturing the longest LED Dome at sea, is lined with a variety…

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Carnival Excel Class Cruise Ship Coming to Miami in 2022

While announcing that they received approval to expand Terminal F at PortMiami, Carnival Cruise Line also confirmed that they will bring an Excel Class ship to the port in 2022. The yet to be named vessel will be the line’s second ship in this revolutionary Excel class and sister to the Mardi Gras launching in 2020. Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line said: As the largest cruise operator at PortMiami, Carnival Cruise Line has more ships sailing year-round from the port than any other cruise line. The redesigned Terminal…

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MSC Cruises Plans Multi-Cruise Ship Terminal in Miami

MSC Cruises New Miami Terminal

MSC Cruises is continuing to cement their presence within North America. The world’s largest privately-owned cruise company, announced details to construct a new highly-innovative cruise terminal at PortMiami that will support its plans to expand their growth in the Caribbean. Details of the agreement, which has received approval from the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners, state that MSC Cruises will design, construct, operate and maintain a large building that hosts two cruise terminals (AA and AAA) as well as two berths. Designed by the award-winning global architecture firm Arquitectonica, MSC…

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