| Jan 3, 2012
The winter cruising season is well under way, and that means the southern ports are filling up with returning cruise ships with trips to warmer climes through next April. For those playing at home, here's a roundup by port of which ships are sailing...
| May 31, 2012
| 12:13 PM
Carnival Cruise Lines got its hands on its newest ship, the Carnival Breeze, in a ceremony at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.
The 130,000-ton, 3,600-passenger sister ship to the Carnival Magic and Carnival Dream becomes the 24th cruise...
| May 4, 2011
Now that Carnival Cruise Lines has introduced its newest ship, the Carnival Magic, the company has revealed the future of its next planned ship -- the Carnival Breeze.
The 130,000-ton, 3,600-passenger Carnival Breeze is a sister ship to the Magic,...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 7:15 AM
Established in the 19th century when Henry Flagler extended his East Coast Railroad to Miami and started collecting dockage fees, the Port of Miami, the first port in history to serve one million passengers annually in 1976, is often referred to as the...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 3:45 PM
Enough talk about cutting the federal budget.
Let's start the job in Florida, beginning with Jacksonville's pork.
Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio want to move a nuclear aircraft carrier from Norfolk, Va., to Jacksonville. This would cost as much as...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Many passengers boarding a Costa Cruises ship in Miami on Wednesday for a 10-night Mexican-Caribbean voyage didn't seem rattled by the misfortunes of another of the line's big vessels off the coast of Italy last weekend.
Some were celebrating wedding...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 7:06 AM
The colors of German shipbuilder Meyer Werft were lowered and the Disney Cruise Line flag was raised over the world's newest cruise ship -- the Disney Fantasy.
The traditional maritime ceremony marks the final step of construction before the 4,000-...
| Mar 17, 2011
Gov. Rick Scott and an entourage of staffers and business people from Enterprise Florida left this morning on an overnight trade mission to Panama. The idea is to drum up business for Florida's ports as a result of the widening of the Panama Canal....
| Mar 16, 2011
By Dan Tracy, Orlando Sentinel Hours after rejecting Florida's high-speed train, Gov. Rick Scott declared the state would spend $77 million on dredging the Port of Miami — a project he said would create 30,000 permanent jobs. But some experts...
| Oct 12, 2011
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott unveiled a new 7-step plan for creating jobs at a steel business in Longwood Wednesday, and many of the proposals have been trickling out of his office for weeks. The highlights include plans to shape up troubled...
| Nov 2, 2011
Gov. Rick Scott's next “workday” will be this Friday.He'll be working with Seaboard Marine and Carnival Cruise Lines at the Port of Miami from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. This will be the governor's fifth “work day.” Last weekend, he waited...