Webcam Miami - Sea port
About webcam "Sea port" in the city Miami
The port of Miami is located in Biscayne Bay, the Atlantic ocean, on an artificial island Dodge island. Is among the largest cargo and passenger harbours in the USA, the largest port in Florida. Included in the list of the 11 most significant container harbours of the country, the world's largest port servicing cruise ships. In 2012, the services of the port of Miami took advantage of 3.77 million passengers. During the same year through the port were approximately 8,1 million tons of various cargoes. The area of the port occupies the entire island Dodge island and corresponds to 221 hectares. In 1960, the port was subjected to a comprehensive reconstruction. Transport links the port to the mainland is via the motorway 886 (Florida State Road 886). In the spring of 2014 opened a new underwater tunnel length of 1.21 km, connecting directly the port of Miami off of highway A1A. The tunnel was built in order to free the center of Miami from a significant number of heavy vehicles delivering various cargoes to the port.