• Port Everglades Association

    Florida's Premier Port Business organization promoting the growth of Port Everglades Since 1979

    PEA serves as a bridge between public and private interests to facilitate the Port's achievement of its rightful place as a leader in the ranks of America's port ocean commerce.


    Many Port Everglades Association members participated in the Jan. 18 SFBL luncheon to benefit our Port Everglades Seafarer’s House. Hosted entirely by Holland America Cruise Line, the program and luncheon honoring Peggy Nordeen, CEO, Starmark International, was held onboard the magnificent Holland America Vollendam.

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  • EEPR Strategy Committee



    The Economic Engine Performance Report Strategy Committee met Wednesday at Hyde Shipping to kick-off preparations for the April 26, 2019 luncheon program. Pictured from left are: EEPR Event Chairman, David Candib, Carnival Corp.; Bruce Beckman, Emirates Airline; Jodi Davidson, Colodny Fass; Lori Brantley, Hyde Shipping; Lori Baer, PEA; Oscar Pascual and Tom Spina, Carnival Corp.





    Now in its 11th year, the Economic Engine Performance Report is the largest and most significant annual gathering of Broward County’s business community. To participate as a sponsor, Table Host or individual, call PEA 954-463-2801, or go to the PEA website www.portbiz.org and click on Economic Engine Performance Report link.

  • Port Everglades Association members rally to help USCG Station Fort Lauderdale


    Port Everglades Pilots, Seafarers International Union and Port Everglades Association stepped up with help to the members of the Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale. The effort is underway during the federal government shut down as Coast Guard personnel remain on duty without pay. To add your support for this effort, contact Captain Todd Cooper, Port Everglades Pilots. Capt_todd@icloud.com

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  • Friday, February 1, 2018

    Lauderdale Yacht Club
    1725 SE12th Street; 954-524-5500; Self park or valet

    Board of Directors Meeting


    Reception Sponsors:


    Scott W. Fenical, PE, D.CE, D. PE
    Coastal Practice Leadersociate 

    Mott MacDonald

    "Technologies for Safe and Efficient Accommodation of New Vessels"

    Accommodating new vessels in port settings presents multiple challenges to safe passage, the environment, mooring/berthing, dock facilities, and bunkering. Technologies are available to accurately evaluate potential impacts of new vessel accommodation, develop and test mitigation measures, and ensure safe and efficient operations. The presentation will focus on case studies and demonstration of technologies in use.

  • PEA members help the kids and families of Family Central


    PEA members have a rich tradition of giving generously to the kids and families of Family Central. At the PEA December 7 holiday party, loads of toys and gifts were collected for the many needy families in our community. PEA members also made a generous cash donation to the organization. We were treated to beautiful singing of Christmas songs by some of the Family Central kids.


    AND – we are proud to share news that our PEA member SEAFARERS INTERNATIONAL UNION also had their own toys and gifts collection for Family Central, adding a huge amount of joy to many, many happy and grateful kids! Nice work, Seafarers International Union!

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    sponsors introduced to Broward County Commission


    FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – Sponsors of Port Everglades Association’s 11th annual ECONOMIC ENGINE PERFORMANCE REPORT®   luncheon were introduced today (Dec. 4) to the Broward County Commission by Carnival Corp. executive David Candib and incoming PEA President Richard Vogel.


    The 11th edition of the signature event is slated for April 26 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, once again bringing together hundreds of business leaders to hear from the chief executives of Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau.

    Sponsors include, in alphabetical order:

    • Carnival Corp.,
    • Emirates Airline,
    • Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport,
    • Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co.,
    • Keith Team engineering and surveying,
    • The infrastructure services firm of Louis Berger,
    • Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort,
    • Moss & Associates general contractors,
    • Sheltair Aviation Services, and
    • Total Marine Solutions Inc.


    “The continued participation of these sponsors is emblematic of one of the most uniquely significant aspects of Broward County – the collaborative operations of seaport, airport and convention and tourism interests,” said Candib, Carnival Corp.’s vice president of development & operations, and chairman of PEA’s ECONOMIC ENGINE PERFORMANCE REPORT®   luncheon. “The unique synergy of the three economic drivers helps in supporting thousands of well-paying jobs and not only links us within our county but, moreover, connects Broward County with the rest of the world.”


    For more information about the ECONOMIC ENGINE PERFORMANCE REPORT® luncheon, including sponsorship opportunities, visit www.portbiz.org or phone 954-463-2801.


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  • Visitor to PEA 11/13/2018

    In town from New York -- Abbas Sarmad, Senior Vice President for Ports & Marine with PEA Corporate member AECOM, stops in for a visit at the PEA office.

  • PEA Logo Presentation

    Dear PEA members and friends:


    We are excited to share with you the NEW Port Everglades Association official logo, adopted by the PEA Board of Directors October 5, 2018




  • Port Everglades Association 2019 Calendar

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  • Membership Benefits

    Placeholder ImageGain first-hand knowledge of ideas and plans which affect Port Everglades and port businesses at the city, county, state and federal levels.

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