Carnival Cruise lines held an opening ceremony this week for its $195 expansion and renovation of Terminal F at PortMiami.
The cruise line’s new ship Carnival Celebration was also unveiled at the event.
Carnival Celebration is an excel class ship that will be based from Terminal F, capable of accommodating more than 5,200 guests
The ship has a Miami-themed zone, 820 Biscayne, named after Carnival’s first headquarters address and designed as a tribute to Miami’s cultural vibe and its dining and beverage offerings.
Carnival Celebration is also the second ship in the Carnival fleet, and the first to homeport in Miami, with a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) propulsion system.
The new terminal will also have shore power.
Adding Carnival Celebration at Terminal F, now five of Carnival’s 24-ship fleet are homeported in Miami. Going forward, Carnival expects to embark more than 20,000 guests per week from PortMiami.
Pre-construction renderings of Terminal F expansion: