Virgin, NCL, Carnival, MSC, Disney facilities
Included are $130m toward the Virgin Voyages terminal, $78m toward Norwegian Cruise Line's new terminal and its passenger boarding bridges, $70.5m for Carnival Cruise Line's new Terminal F, $5m for MSC Cruises' Terminals AA/AAA and $20m for their adjacent Berths 8 and 9 and the Disney Cruise Line Berth 10.
Not full project costs
These are not full costs for the infrastructure but portions of the port's commitments. For example, in the case of the MSC facility, that is a $300m project tp be funded by MSC Cruises. The port's obligation is for approximately $35m for environmental mitigation, capital contributions and other costs.
The fact that Miami-Dade County will issue bonds to support PortMiami projects is a boost for the cruise industry at a time when the port itself is unable to issue more debt.
As a source told Seatrade Cruise News when the bonds were put on the commission agenda in July, 'This is a positive message the county is sending, that it sees the cruise business as viable long-term.'