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Ferry operators discuss connecting Cuba with Florida ports

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Ferry operators interested in carrying cargo and passengers to Cuba have opened discussions with officials at several Florida ports. Such service has not yet begun because the Cuban government has not approved a U.S. ferry to use one of its ports, but ferries are expected to be a popular way to travel and ship cargo from Florida to the Caribbean island. Jorge Fernandez, CEO of Havana Ferry Partners of Fort Lauderdale, tells The Tampa Tribune that the company recently met with…

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Capitol Alliance Group to lobby for Havana Ferry Partners in planned Florida-Cuba ferry

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As America improves trade and cultural relations with Cuba, one of the ways U.S. tourists will soon be able to visit the Caribbean island is by ferry; luxury vessels offering entertainment, gambling and restaurants. One Florida company — Havana Ferry Partners of Fort Lauderdale – has been granted approval by the U.S. government to begin commercial service to Cuba. The Havana Ferry trip would originate in Key West – with possibly adding Fort Lauderdale and Miami routes – carry as many…

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