The Port of Miami, one of the cruise terminals and loads more in the world, investing more than $ 2 billion in expansion to meet the ships postpanamax transiting the Panama Canal after 2015, according to a report in the New York Times.
Improvements in infrastructure and equipment in the U.S. port corresponding to the interest in preparing to meet expected demand in the seaborne trade will be the expansion of the road.
According to the publication, the project to dredge the Port of Miami approved by the Corps of Engineers of the Navy in April 2012.
At the same time the city is building a tunnel system at a cost of billions of dollars to connect the port with the interstate highway system.
Miami logistics operators and service industries marine cargo are very excited about the expansion, the report said.
"This change, along with the recent approval of the Ministry of Economy to Foreign Trade Zone, and the changes in the infrastructure in the Miami International Airport, will give further impetus to the leadership of this city in shipping with Latin America" , told the Boroski Ashley, Manager of Marketing and Public Relations Lilly & Associates International.
But Miami is not the only U.S. port that has made investments to address post-Panamax vessels that pass through the new locks. Similarly plan remain the ports of New York and New Jersey, Charleston, South Carolina, Savannah, Georgia, Jacksonville and Florida.
The east coast port of Baltimore now has 14 cranes stories high, in preparation for the huge post-Panamax containerships and superpostpanamax.
"We believe this will be a big win for us," said James J. daily White, executive director of the Maryland Port Administration.
But after the huge investments the question arises who think they will be benefited few.
The publication notes that with everyone preparing and competing for a share of the business, experts worry that every part of this is less than what was projected.
However, the administration of the Canal itself does believe that the expansion of the road will attract a great commercial that mainly agitirá ports on the east coast of the United States.