Alabama Port Authority Announces Deal With Cuban Counterpart

Alabama State Port Authority

The Alabama State Port Authority has announced a new memorandum of understanding with the National Port Administration of Cuba, potentially laying the groundwork for future trade deals.

Lawrence Specker | Alabama Media Group
February 6, 2017

Port Everglades Cancels Signing of Pact With Cuba After Gov. Scott Threatens to Cut Funding

Port Everglades

After Gov. Rick Scott threatened to financially cut off Florida ports that do business with Cuba, Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale canceled its plans to sign an agreement with Cuba.

Amy Sherman | Miami Herald
January 26, 2017

Port of Palm Beach, Cuba Officials to Sign Trade Agreement

Port of Palm Beach

An important step toward once again ramping up trade with Cuba is scheduled to take place Jan. 27 when a delegation from the National Port of Administration of Cuba and Port of Palm Beach officials will meet to sign a memorandum of understanding in the port’s boardroom.

Susan Salisbury | The Palm Beach (Fla.) Post
January 23, 2017

US Firms Eye Cuba Trade, Focus on Port of Mariel

Bloomberg News

The Cuban government is offering incentives to attract foreign investment in the Port of Mariel, with the goal of establishing the port as a major shipping point for goods moving throughout the Caribbean and to and from the United States.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 4, 2016

TIA Delegation Travels to Cuba to Explore Resumption of Trade


While President Obama made headlines last week with a historic visit to Cuba, a delegation of U.S. transportation and logistics executives quietly met with Cuban government, academic and business representatives to lay the groundwork for restarting trade with the island nation once the U.S. embargo is lifted.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
March 28, 2016