The Port of Miami is pleased to welcome this summer Norwegian Cruise LineÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¬ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¾Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢s (NCL) new F3 ship, the Norwegian Epic, NCLÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¬ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¾Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢s largest and most innovative Freestyle Cruise ship.
Following a series of inaugural events in Europe and the U.S., the 4,200 passenger Norwegian Epic, will homeport in Miami and will offer alternating 7-day Western and Eastern Caribbean voyages through April 2011.
"This certification demonstrates FIT's commitment to efficiency, dedication and quality service," said Port Everglades Director Phil Allen. "We hope this measure continues attracting commerce to the Port; supplying South Florida's residents and businesses with such diverse international products as fruits and wine; and fostering prosperity for all associated businesses utilizing Port Everglades or those supporting businesses operating from our central South Florida location."
According to Jeremy Stephen of the Barbados Business Enterprise Corp. (BBEC), with global stock markets rebounding, resources and opportunity are becoming more abundant. "I am sure that investing in government treasuries, bonds and debentures will provide strong returns in the medium term. Here in Barbados, Government is now very ambitious in charting a new course and, although they've been creative in how they acquire finance so far, their cheapest way is via their traditional products," explained Stephen.