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.
Read below a very interesting date in Port Everglades history involving our member firm SHUTTS. Shutts represented one of the commercial parties in efforts to lien and seize the ship and its cargo. Shutts partner, L. S. Julian, who joined Shutts in November of 1922, argued the case in the United States District Court, for the Southern District of Florida (January 13, 1940). IMPERIAL SUGAR COMPANY vs HAMBURG-AMERICAN LINE (1940 A.M.C. 357)
PEA member firm made history!
1939 On this day December 19 in Fort Lauderdale’s history, German ship Arauca was chased into Port Everglades by British Cruiser Orion. 1st military engagement of WWII in US territory. Coast Guard held the German crew aboard their vessel in Port Everglades until March 1941. Arauca is ship to the right in this photo. #PortEverglades #USCG