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Give public input at Aug. 31 Meeting on Port Everglades Plan

Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale

Port Everglades officials are seeking public participation in an August 31 meeting regarding future plans for the Broward County seaport. Designed to provide information and obtain feedback on a 2009 update to Port Everglades’ 2006 20-year Master/Vision Plan, the public meeting is slated for Tuesday, August 31, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Broward [...]

August 30th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Latest news,Port Everglades,Transportation | Read More »

Governor Crist Offers Guidelines for Reporting Oil Spill Impacts in Florida


Florida Governor Charlie Crist today encouraged residents and visitor to report evidence of oil from the Deepwater Horizon incident along the state’s shores by calling the State Warning Point at 1-877-2-SAVE-FL (1-877-272-8335), or by dialing #DEP from a cell phone. Impacts reported to the State Warning Point will be investigated by reconnaissance teams of trained [...]

May 18th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Emerging Green,Fort Lauderdale,Port Everglades,Recreation,Tallahassee | Read More »

Port Everglades plan includes recommendation to deepen channels

The entrance to Port Everglades. Photo Courtesy of Port Everglades.

Broward County’s Port Everglades reached another milestone toward expanding its cargo-handling capabilities as the Board of County Commissioners recently reaffirmed the need to increase berth space at the Port’s Southport Turning Notch as well as to continue toward the completion of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) Deepening and Widening Study. The preliminary National [...]

May 18th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Federal Government,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Port Everglades | Read More »

Broward preparing for worst-case oil scenario; hoping for best

The mobile offshore drilling unit Q4000 lowers a pollution containment chamber May 6, 2010. The chamber was designed to cap the oil discharge that was a result of the Deepwater Horizon incident. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Patrick Kelley.

While the chance of any oil arriving on Broward’s beaches is still several weeks away, Broward County officials led a press conference Thursday afternoon to let residents know how they were planning for the event, if it happens. “We are most concerned if the oil makes its way into the Gulf Stream and north to [...]

May 7th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Emerging Green,Environmental,Everglades,Federal Government,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Port Everglades,Tallahassee | Read More »

Carnival Corporation and Port Everglades Reach Landmark Agreement

Carnival Corporation & plc signed one of its largest passenger terminal use agreements April 6 with the Broward County Board of County Commissioners, committing that 25.5 million cruise guests will sail to and from Broward County’s Port Everglades over the next 15 years.

April 15th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Port Everglades,Transportation | Read More »

Port Everglades breaks record for most cruisers in one day


Port Everglades broke its own world record, again, when more than 52,000 cruise guests sailed in and out of Port Everglades on Saturday, March 20, 2010, at the start of the spring vacation season. The last world record was set on

March 25th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Port Everglades | Read More »

Year-End Statistics Show Cruising on the Rise at Port Everglades

Cruising from Broward County’s Port Everglades is on the upswing with more passengers traveling on multiday cruises during Fiscal Year 2009, October 1, 2008 through September 30, 2009, than ever before. The Port’s variety of business lines – cargo shipping, cruise, petroleum and real estate – and a commitment to holding expenditures at bay are [...]

February 27th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Port Everglades | Read More »

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