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The largest container ship to ever call at a Florida port

largest container ship to call at a Florida port

Today PortMiami  set a new record for the largest container ship to ever call at a Florida port -- the CMA CGM Magellan, a 167-foot wide and 13,344 TEU vessel.

Miami-Dade County officials, including Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez and Chairwoman of the Tourism and Ports Committee Rebeca Sosa, toured the CMA CGM Magellan and then addressed the media at PortMiami about the County’s commitment to growing the business and the need for continued cargo enhancements at PortMiami, including the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ feasibility study for the Miami Harbor Safety and Navigational Channel improvements program.

Who:             Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez, Chairwoman of the Tourism and the Ports Committee Rebeca Sosa, PortMiami stakeholders, Port Director/CEO Juan M. Kuryla and his team

What:            Arrival of CMA CGM Magellan to PortMiami followed by press conference

When:           December 11, 2019 — 07:00 a.m.

Where:          PortMiami, 1015 North America Way, Bay 110 West - Bay 120

 

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