Construction of a brand new dedicated cruise terminal for Norwegian Cruise Line at PortMiami started on 01 May 2018.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held just days earlier on 26 April 2018, with senior executive from Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. present.
The brand new state-of-the-art cruise terminal is scheduled for completion in autumn 2019, ready for the debut of Norwegian Encore which will homeport from Miami offering cruises to the Caribbean.
Frank Del Rio, President & Chief Executive Officer, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. said: “ This iconic terminal represents our continued partnership with Miami-Dade County, our commitment to excellence and Miami as a world capital. As a global cruise company we’re transforming and elevating guest experiences through design and innovation on our ships, and this new terminal at PortMiami is the next step in that journey. We are honored to be here today alongside the team dedicated to making this dream a reality.”
The new terminal will cover nearly 166,500 square feet and will accommodate ships of up to 5,000 passengers, offering faster and more efficient embarkation and disembarkation.