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Harbour View - Issue 22 - May-Sept 2014


Port of Miami

Take a look at PortMiami, the world’s cruise capital. It’s an impressive sight. This view shows the Dante B. Fascell Port of Miami-Dade full to overflowing on a busy Saturday during high season.

The cruise port is owned and operated by the Miami-Dade Seaport Department, which is administered by the Miami-Dade County in Florida. The port handles over 4 million passengers a year and is the home port for: Aida Cruises, Azamara Cruises, Carnival Cruises Lines, Celebrity Cruises, Costa Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Disney Cruise Line, MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Resorts World Bimini and Royal Caribbean.

For the record, Dante B. Fascell was a distinguished member of the House of Representatives for Florida’s 4th, 12th, 15th and 19th districts and was chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs from 1984 to 1993. He retired from the House in 1993 and died in 1998.