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.
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Port Everglades Association
Wednesday, August 17, 2022. It has been a busy Summer, back to school now in full swing. We hope you are enjoying your vacations, are healthy and keeping well. BREAKING NEWS! Be part of the excitement! Announcing our Annual
ECONOMIC ENGINE PERFORMANCE REPORT, one of the very first events at the newly, renovated Broward County Convention Center, Friday, June 9, 2023! See and be seen! Tables and Sponsorships www.portbiz.org 954.463.2801
Friday, September 2, 2022. Port Everglades Association Luncheon Program. We will have a presentation on New River Oyster Rescue Program by Sea Life Rescue and the Urban Farming Institute. Ken Maff and Stacy Brown will discuss how this project has the potential to rapidly scale water quality improvements, reducing toxic algal blooms and preventing the loss of marine life. Also, Dr. Jennifer Jurado, Broward County Chief Resilience Officer, will give a briefing on the annual Regional Climate Compact Summit that Broward County will be hosting in December. Friday, September 2, 2022 is a great way to start Labor Day Weekend, but this Luncheon Program will be packed and will sell out fast. We recommend you RSVP early. 954.463.2801 www.portbiz.org
Friday, October 14, 2022. 41ST Annual Seaport Golf Tournament. Plantation Preserve Golf Course. Same great event! Same beautiful course! NEW, EXCITING TIME – 9:00am, SHOTGUN START. Breakfast with “refreshments” and a delicious barbeque lunch with awards and raffle. Many exciting raffle prizes from our members including a wonderful Weekend Getaway to Bimini, Bahamas including round trip transportation for two via Balearia Caribbean’s fast ferry for a two-night stay at the Hilton by Resort World, Bimini. Two other big raffle prizes are 50” Smart TV, Four Tickets to Miami Dolphins vs Houston Texans November, 27, 2022, in the MOSS Suite, with parking and Food and Beverage (a $6,500 package!) Raffle tickets are one for $20 and three for $50. Get ready for a fun day at Plantation Golf Club. Limited Sponsorships still available. It’s unpresented! Enormous popularity! WE ARE ALREADY SOLD OUT! We are taking a wait list from our members if you are interested in playing. 954.463.2801. www.portbiz.org
Port Everglades exceed record cargo volumes in May and June, putting this global gateway for international trade on track to shatter its annual record from 2018. “Unlike the downturn that we typically experience at the end of our busy melon season, we had a spike in May and June because of the new Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) services from South Asia and the Mediterranean,” said Port Everglades Chief Executive and Port Director Jonathan Daniels, who also serves as the Chair of the Florida Ports Council. Port Everglades handles an average of one-million TEUs annually and serves as a gateway to Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe and India.
The end of the vaccination requirement, is seen as a key step in the efforts for the cruise industry to rebound. Marking one year since cruises resumed from U.S. ports. The industry’s optimism is driven by strong future sales. All the cruise lines report strong future bookings. The end of the vaccination requirements is seen as encouraging step and the cruise lines are hopeful that as problems recede with air travel that their bookings and occupancy will continue to rise.
The Federal Maritime Commission said Thursday it is considering an emergency order that would Require shipping lines and marine terminal operators to directly share cargo throughput and availability data with shippers, truckers and railroads. The agency is asking supply chain stakeholders to weigh in on whether congestion “has created conditions warranting the issuance of an emergency order.” The order would last no more than 60 days before it would have to be renewed. The move follows the passage of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act, which expanded the FMC’s powers to regulate the ocean shipping industry.
Saturday, September 24, 2022. Save the date! Seafarer’s House Golden Compass Gala at Bahia Mar, Fort Lauderdale as we honor Arnold W. Donald, Carnival Corporation. www.seafarershouse.org
Friday, November 18, 2022. The Florida Ocean Alliance invites you to attend a luncheon and program focusing on Florida’s vital blue economy. We will bring together maritime industries, academia, and non-profits to discuss building a sustainable future for marine businesses and our ocean and coastal resources. Our invited guest speaker is Rick Spinrad, Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator. Lori Baer is MC. https://www.floridaoceanalliance.org/floridablueeconomyluncheonfundraiser
Executive Director, Lori Baer, Port Everglades Association 954.463.2801 www.portbiz.org