​Four new cranes to help PortMiami ready for Panama Canal expansion

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While their combined $37.8 million cost doesn’t make PortMiami’s four soon-to-arrive super-post-Panamax cranes the South Florida port’s most pricey current infrastructure investment, the huge ship-to-shore gantries are a critical element as the containerport continues its “Countdown to the Panama Canal 2015.”

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For more than a quarter of a century, Paul Scott Abbott has been writing and shooting images for the American Journal of Transportation, applying four decades of experience as an award-winning journalist.

A graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, with a master’s magna cum laude from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Abbott has served as president of chapters of the Propeller Club of the United States, Florida Public Relations Association and Society of Professional Journalists.

Abbott honed his skills on several daily newspapers, including The Cincinnati Enquirer, The Richmond (Va.) News Leader, Albuquerque Journal and (South Florida) Sun-Sentinel, and was editor and publisher of The County Line, a weekly newspaper he founded in suburban Richmond, Va.

A native Chicagoan, he is a member of American Mensa and an ever-optimistic fan of the Chicago Cubs.