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Contents

Pre Arrival:  Overview | Location | Charts | Limits   ...
Arrival:  Approach | Pilots | Anchor
Communications:  Pratique | Pre-Arrival | VHF
Berthing Ops:  Tugs | Berths
Cargo:  Containers | Cruise | Other | Tankers | Cranes   ...
Pollution:  Ballast | Pollution | Waste | Slops
Facilities:  Medical | Water | Fuel | Services | Drydock   ...
Security:  Police etc | Emergency | Security
Local Info:  Time | Holidays | Weather
Shore:  Consuls | Tel. | Airport | Connections | Banks
Crew:  Leave | ID Cards | Missions
Report:  Report

Summary

Max. Size:  Containers:  Depth 43 ft. Passengers:  Depth 36 ft. Ro-Ro:  Depth 37 ft. Tankers:  Draft 34 ft.
Fuel:  All grades.
Airport:  Miami Int'l, 13 km.
Repairs/Drydocks:  Repairs possible.
Medical:  Facilities available.

USMIA

Also see General before first USA port
OVERVIEW:  The Port of Miami is publicly owned and administered by the Seaport Department, a function of Metropolitan Dade County Government. Permanent facilities are leased to port users and operators. All equipment (except gantry cranes) is owned and operated by private companies; the gantries are lease-operated under Seaport Control. Berth space is authorised by the Port Director and scheduled by Seaport Operations. The US Coast Guard serves as Captain of the Port. The port covers approx. 650 acres.
LOCATION:  In Biscayne Bay, Miami, southern Florida. The port is situated on Dodge Island, which is the combination of three historical islands (Dodge, Lummus and Sam’s Island) that have since been combined into one.
CHARTS:  NOAA Charts No. 11451, 11465, 11466, 11467, 11468 and 11469.
BA Charts No. 1097, 3698 and 3699.
Publications:  United States Coast Pilot 4.
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