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PortMiami's Sunday 52,000 cruise ship passenger record is still short of Port Everglades record

PortMiami's Sunday 52,000 cruise ship passenger record is still short of Port Everglades record

PortMiami has a new bragging right.

In addition to being the base for the cruise capital of the world, the port set its one-day record Sunday for passenger traffic.

The port greeted a whopping 52,000 cruise ship passengers from nine ships, according to PortMiami officials.

Among the ships that came into port Dec. 9 were Carnival Cruise Lines’ Carnival Horizon, Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Magic, Norwegian Cruise Lines’s Norwegian Getaway, Ocean Cruises’ Oceania Riviera and Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas.

“It’s definitely a busy time for PortMiami,” said Miami-Dade mayor Carlos A. Gimenez.

“PortMiami is home to the world's most renowned cruise lines,”...

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