• 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.


    Port Everglades Association  

     Wednesday, June 7, 2023. Two days time!  Its here!  Our Port Everglades Association’s 15th Annual Economic Engine Performance Report Business Luncheon Program at Broward County Convention Center, this Friday, June 9, 2023 and we are SOLD OUT!

    Our panelists are Jonathan Daniels, Port Everglades; Mark Gale, Broward County Aviation Department; Stacy Ritter, Visit Lauderdale; Gretchen Cassini, MAP-Transportation Surtax; Russell Benford, Royal Caribbean Group, Event Chairman; Heiko Dobrikow, Moderator. They will give an overview of activities and future plans of the Airport, Port, Tourism and Transportation in Broward County. We appreciate and are gratified for the support we have received from our Port Everglades Association Members, Sponsors and Table Hosts.  Now in its 15th year, it is only possible because of the commitment and support of Broward County Government and a host of generous sponsors. Title Sponsor, FP&L.  Premium Sponsors: AECOM, City/CRA of Hollywood, Disney Cruises, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, Jacobs, HNTB, Sheltair Aviation, WSP.    Free parking is available in the Convention Center Parking Garage. See you there!  Guests are encouraged to arrive at 11.30am.  The garage and ballroom will fill up quickly and the program will commence sharply at 12 noon.  [email protected]. 954.463.2801.

    Friday, July 7, 2023. With the 15th Annual Economic Engine Performance Report® Luncheon and Fourth of July fireworks behind us, it will be time to “Put on Your Cargo Pants” for Port Everglades Association’s Luncheon Program. Cargo is slated to be the focus with Michael Britton, Head of North America Market for Maersk-Ocean Product, as featured speaker. Michael, an esteemed 26-year industry veteran, looks to provide perspectives on global shipping and, in particular, the role played by Port Everglades. Port Everglades Chief Executive and Port Director Jonathan Daniels will then share updates on cargo at our seaport, including continuing enhancements to Southport capabilities. Save the date.  Lauderdale Yacht Club.  11.30am-1.30pm.  Now accepting reservations: 954.463.2801.

    Dry bulk cargo operator Pangaea Logistics Solution reported early May that it has entered into an agreement with Host Terminals, a subsidiary of T. Parker Host, to acquire port and terminal operations at three U.S. ports leveraging existing business relationships for the growth of the company. Namely, in Port Everglades, Palm Beach and Baltimore ports. Pangaea looks to increase its stevedoring and terminal operations to become a comprehensive maritime logistics solutions provider.  Pangaea will acquire all onshore assets, licenses, and business operations.  Host Terminals has been a member of Port Everglades Association for many years. Pangaea is huge global operator, this is a significant agreement for Host and Port Everglades.

    Offering two exclusive preview sailings prior to her official maiden voyage, Celebrity Cruises has scheduled a 4-night Western Caribbean itinerary departing Port Everglades on November 22, 2023, bringing guests to Cozumel, Mexico over the Thanksgiving holiday; and a 3-night Bahamas cruise, departing Port Everglades on November 26, 2023 and visiting the lively street markets of Nassau, Bahamas. 

    Wednesday, June 7, 2023.  Florida Licensing On Wheels.  Today the mobile office will be at Port Everglades until early afternoon at the Auditorium, 1850 Eller Drive.  This service offers basic Fl Driving License or I D Card renewals – no driving test or eye test available.  APPOINTMENTS ONLY ACCEPTED. https://www.flhsmv.gov/locations/florida-licensing-wheels-flow/

    Friday, June 16 – Sunday, June 18, 2023.  Broward Convention Center hosts Basket Ball Tournament. There will be heavy traffic, use State Rd. 84/Spangler Dr./1-595 to easily access the Port.

    Wednesday, June 21, 2023.  32nd Edition - Port Everglades Trade Partner Webinar Series, 10am-11am via Microsoft Team featuring: Costa Rica / APM Terminals Moín presented by Victor Peter Konen – Chief Commercial Officer. Costa Rica is Port Everglades’ #5 commercial trade partner. In 2022, the overall trade value exceeded US $1,457 billion, making Costa Rica trade a key component of our port’s overall cargo activity.  Mr. Konen will provide an update on APM Moin’s latest & future developments. Robert Barceló, 954.253.4407 [email protected]

    Tuesday, June 27, 2023. Broward Convention Center hosts Cheney Brothers’ Food Show. There will be heavy traffic, use State Rd. 84/Spangler Dr./1-595 to easily access the Port.

    Christmas in July Now accepting school supplies, clothing or monetary donations for Broward County Children at Port Everglades Administration Building. Alinda Montfort 954.258.9330

    Wednesday, July 19, 2023. 10am-11am (EST) 33rd Edition - Port Everglades Trade Partner Webinar Series featuring: CSX Greenway Presented by William Welker, Senior Account Manager and David Hetro, Market Manager. Intermodal CSX Greenway offers South Florida a viable alternative to transporting perishable cargo to various (US) northeast points. Mr. Welker and Mr. Hetro  will provide an update on CSX Greenway’s latest developments as well as an outlook for the coming year.  Conducted by Microsoft Teams

    Wednesday, July 26, 2023. Join us for Port Everglades Perishable Cargo Meeting hosted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Broward County’s Port Everglades. 1.30pm – 2.30pm.  Meeting by Microsoft Teams, please register with Robert Barceló, 954.253.4407 [email protected]

    Saturday, September 23, 2023.  Seafarers House announces the 2023 International Golden Compass Award and Gala honoring Jason Liberty President and CEO Royal Caribbean Group. Stay tuned for more details.  www.searfarerhelp.org.

    Lori Baer, Executive Director, Port Everglades  
    www.portbiz.org  954.463.2801

  • We are proud to announce the 2022
    Leadership Excellence Recognition
    Awards Recipients.

    It is the highest Annual Honor bestowed on Members for their Community Participation, Annual Support of Port Everglades, Kindness and Generosity.

    Bill Burke, Paradise Bank

    Vilguins Louissaint and Prosper Jean-Jacques, Accordia Shipping

    Alexandra Anagnostis-Irons, Total Marine Solutions

    Cliff Berry Sr. and Cliff Berry Jr., CBI

    Patrick Collins, CBI

    Kris Hopkins, Seafarers International

    Justin Weir, FIT

    Congratulations to all!

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