United Caribbean Lines Granted Ferry License To Cuba


UCL shipUnited Caribbean Lines (“UCL”) is pleased to announce its selection today for a license to operate ferry services between the US and Cuba by the U. S. Department of the Treasury.

Commenting on the license, Alexander P. Panagopulos, Chairman of UCL said: “I am thrilled that United Caribbean Lines is going to participate in this historic event. We are honored to have been selected by the US government and feel privileged to be amongst the very first to serve Cuba and the US and to reunite its proud peoples with a service that will only bring immediate prosperity to Cuba, Florida and the region. United Caribbean Lines aims to bring only the highest quality services and become the first choice in sea travel and transportation. Our target is to always deliver more than we promise.”

Mr. Bruce Nierenberg, President of UCL, added that United Caribbean Lines plans call for ferry services from several of the main ports in Florida such as Miami, Tampa, Port Everglades, and Key West.

The trips to Cuba from Florida will be on modern overnight ferry vessels designed for international service.

United Caribbean Lines shall operate its daily passenger ferry service within the guidelines of the current US regulations for all travel to Cuba.

Final sailing schedules, first voyage dates, and ship details will be issued after completing arrangements also with Cuban authorities.


For additional information please contact:

Bruce Nierenberg

President - United Caribbean Lines



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