Ports & Marine

Snapshots of the projects noted below are in the following format:

  • Project / Location
  • Rating System / Award Level / Date Certified
  • Spinnaker Services -- e.g., Consulting, Commissioning, Energy Modeling
  • Architect / Owner / Contractor
  • Square Footage  


Port Everglades Cruise Terminal 25, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Pursuing LEED Certification
Spinnaker Services: Consulting, Commissioning
Leo A. Daly Architecture
143,717 sf

The Spinnaker Group provided LEED Consulting and Building Commissioning for this 143,717 sf newconstruction passenger cruise terminal for Broward County. The project, with multipurpose spaces, is ADA Compliant and is pursuing LEED certification, targeting Fall 2019. The project consisted of the demolition, renovation and expansion of Cruise Terminals 22/24 and 25 in order to turn them into one large terminal known as Cruise Passenger Terminal 25. The Terminal 25 facility is comprised of a new and improved U.S. Customs and Border Protection area, ground transportation layout, baggage-collection areas, baggage-processing area, new check-in counters, new seating, easier passenger movement within the terminal, and new passenger loading bridges.

PortMiami Cruise Terminal E / Miami, FL
LEED / Silver / January 2019
Spinnaker Services: Consulting, Commissioning
Miami-Dade County Seaport
10,837 sf

The Spinnaker Group provided LEED Consulting and Building Commissioning for this 10,837 sf new-construction passenger cruise terminal for Port of Miami. The project, with multi-purpose spaces, is ADA Compliant and achieved LEED Silver Commercial Interiors certification in January 2019. PortMiami
is surrounded by a natural environment that includes sea grass and marine life, along with a vibrant downtown with both commercial and residential neighborhoods. Its mission is to operate the State's top container port and world's leading cruise port in a way that supports sustainability, adopting policies that support sustainability and ensure earth-friendly operations, carefully balancing environmental, social and economic factors has led to its Green Ports program.

Royal Caribbean Innovation Lab / Miami, FL
LEED / Silver / January 2019
Spinnaker Services: Consulting, Commissioning
Miami-Dade County Seaport
21,086 sf

The Spinnaker Group provided LEED Consulting and Building Commissioning for this 21,086 sf innovation lab in the Port of Miami for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. The project, which serves as a design and mock-up facility, achieved LEED Silver certification in November 2017. It contains multi-purpose spaces and is ADA Compliant. The design-build,fast-track project features a two-story
virtual-reality "cave" that enables designers to create full-scale mock-ups for evaluating design solutions for Royal Caribbean, offices, conference rooms, and collaborative workspaces to brainstorm innovative ideas for advancements to its cruise ships. Sustainable design features include LED lighting, low-flow plumbing fixtures, and carbon dioxide sensors.

Seaboard Marine / Miami, FL
Pursuing LEED Silver
Spinnaker Services: Consulting, Commissioning 
Seaboard Marine
16,100 sf

The Spinnaker Group provided LEED Consulting and Building Commissioning for this 16,100 sf Port of Miami Maintenance Facility for Seaboard Marine. This project, with multi-purpose spaces, is ADA Compliant and is pursuing LEED Silver certification, targeting Fall 2019. As a regional ocean transportation and logistics company, Seaboard Marine embraces a sustainable approach to its business, underscored by a strong commitment to reduce its carbon footprint and be an environmentally aware and responsible company.

Royal Caribbean Innovation Lab / Miami, FL
LEED / Silver / November 2017
Spinnaker Services: Consulting, Commissioning 
Royal Caribbean
21,086 sf

The Spinnaker Group provided LEED Consulting and Building Commissioning for this 21,086 sf innovation lab in the Port of Miami for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. The project, which serves as a design and mock-up facility, achieved LEED Silver certification in November 2017. It contains multi-purpose spaces and is ADA Compliant. The design-build, fast-track project features a two-story virtual-reality "cave" that enables designers to create full-scale mock-ups for evaluating design solutions for Royal Caribbean, offices, conference rooms, and collaborative workspaces to brainstorm innovative ideas for advancements to its cruise ships. Sustainable design features include LED lighting, low-flow plumbing fixtures, and carbon dioxide sensors. 

PortMiami Virgin Voyages / Miami, FL
Spinnaker Services: Preliminary Feasibility Study
Virgin Voyages

As a part of Virgin Voyages’ sustainability efforts, the forthcoming new Virgin Voyages PortMiami Terminal is targeting LEED Gold certification from the US Green Building Council. The Spinnaker Group performed a preliminary feasibility study of the conceptual design package to ensure compliance with the project team’s goal of LEED certification. Spinnaker's involvement early in the design process allowed the team to consider strategies including solar photovoltaics and rainwater harvesting to ensure that future bidders of the project would consider sustainability goals through the remainder of the design and construction process. The striking terminal will be located on the northwest side of the port, and is slated for completion by November 2021. The new 100,000 sf terminal will be a palm grove inspired design concept developed by the Miami-based designers from Arquitectonica.