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  • 22 June 2020
    Business development

    Port Everglades received unanimous approval on its 20-Year Master/Vision Plan Update from the Broward County Board of County Commissioners last week. The Port Everglades Master/Vision Plan, updated from 2014, is a comprehensive blueprint for 5, 10 and 20 years of development and capital improvements. “This 20-Year Master/Vision Plan update is comprehensive and strategically paves the […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing a modification of the existing EPA designated ocean dredged material disposal site (ODMDS) offshore of Port Everglades, Florida. The primary purpose for the site modification is to enlarge the site to serve the long-term need for a location to dispose of suitable material dredged from the Port Everglades […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local elected officials joined local business leaders yesterday to welcome the news that Broward County’s long-awaited Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project to deepen and widen the port’s navigational channels can now begin with $29.1 million in funding under the Army Corps FY 2020 Work Plan. The funding will be used to build […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in its latest release that a draft environmental assessment and proposed finding of no significant impact for the operation and maintenance dredging and dredged material placement for the Port Everglades Navigation Project, Broward County, is now out for review. “The draft information is available for public, state and […]

  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) has announced a contract award of approximately $97 million for a construction project in Port Everglades, Florida. According to the company, ORN’s Marine segment was recently awarded a contract from a joint venture of Moss & Associates and Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. (Moss/Kiewit JV) for the construction of the Southport Turning Notch Extension in Port Everglades. The company’s […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Everglades received unanimous approval yesterday from the Broward County Board of County Commissioners to begin a $437.5 million expansion project to add new berths for larger cargo ships and install crane rail infrastructure for new Super Post-Panamax cranes. Currently, Port Everglades is berth constrained and additional dock space for cargo ships is needed, especially […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has invited the public to provide their input under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for the Port Everglades navigation improvement project.    An open comment period started in late September and will end March 24, 2017. The USACE’s Jacksonville District and Port Everglades will host two scoping […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project has received federal authorization for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to move forward with deepening and widening of the navigation channels. The authorization is part of the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act signed into law December 16, 2016, by President Barack Obama. The project is currently […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Marco Rubio yesterday urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to take the necessary measures to ensure Florida’s coral reefs are accounted for during the upcoming Port Everglades project that will allow the port to accommodate larger ships. In a letter to Jacksonville District Commander, Colonel Jason A. Kirk, Rubio highlighted the important role […]

  • 7 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy signed the Record of Decision for the Port Everglades Harbor Navigation Study on January 29, 2016, signifying the completion of the final administrative review for the project’s report. The report passed the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review and was transmitted to Congress on […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over a dozen South Florida businesses and environmental organizations joined Miami Waterkeeper and the Center for Biological Diversity last week in demanding that the Army Corps of Engineers revaluate its Port Everglades expansion plan in light of the recent impacts to nearby Miami’s reef during its recent port expansion. In a 15-page letter, the groups detailed […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Broward County’s Port Everglades is moving forward with a plan to widen and deepen its channels, but there are still several steps to go before construction begins, the Port’s Chief Executive Steven Cernak said last week. Cernak also said that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has committed $1.2 million for the immediate next step, […]

  • 28 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Broward County’s Port Everglades has received a signed Chief of Engineers Report from the USACE that clears the way for the Port to begin the next phase of deepening and widening its channels, and allows the project to be included in federal legislation expected in 2016 that will authorize similar water and navigation-related projects. “After […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has announced the release of the Port Everglades Feasibility Study and Final Environmental Impact Statement for public, state and agency review and comments.  The study and report will be available for review and comment during a 30-day period that starts today. “The release of this report is […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, and Port Everglades have received unanimous approval from the Corps’ Civil Works Review Board for the Port Everglades Harbor Feasibility Study following their presentation in Washington, D.C.  The board unanimously recommended that the Corps move forward with the final state/agency review of the report. This marks a […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In 2007, the Broward County Board of County Commissioners approved the Port Everglades Master/Vision Plan, which included a five-year Capital Improvement Plan and ten- and 20-year Vision Plans. This video shows Port Everglades’ 20-year roadmap for future growth, including $1.6 billion in capital investments to improve productivity for cargo, cruise and petroleum businesses that operate […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Port Everglades announced the appointment of Jim Pyburn to the position of Director of its Business Development Division. The 36-year industry veteran comes to the state’s leading container port from Port Tampa Bay where he was the director of marketing and business development for Latin America. “Jim has all the great qualities we were looking […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Everglades is planning for the year 2033 with an updated roadmap for future growth over the next 20 years that identifies $1.6 billion in capital investments to improve productivity for cargo, cruise and petroleum businesses that operate at the South Florida seaport. The Broward County Board of County Commissioners, which governs the Port as […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. House passed the bipartisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) which will allow Port Everglades to advance expansion once it receives a go ahead from the Army Corps of Engineers in the form of a Chiefs Report. The Senate is expected to vote on the bill later this week. Yesterday, Senators Bill […]

  • 7 February 2014

    Port Everglades will begin the renovation for its sixth cruise terminal in five years this spring as Terminal 4 is modernized through an expansion and reconfiguration effort that will provide the cruise line industry with a modern dual flow facility just in time for the 2014/2015 cruise season. In addition, the adjacent Slip 2 will […]

  • 27 January 2014

    Port Everglades has once again been selected “Best U.S. Homeport” by nationally recognized cruise travel magazine Porthole. This is the second consecutive year Port Everglades has received the “Editor-In-Chief Award” as the best departure port in the country and has previously won the award from 2009 to 2011. “With so many amazing options that await […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) recently praised the House passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). This bill, which still must be reconciled with a Senate version before becoming law, authorizes actions which will speed the Port Everglades dredging project that, when complete, would allow for larger cargo and cruise ships […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel advocated for South Florida priorities, Port Everglades expansion and Everglades Restoration, as negotiations got underway on a final Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). Frankel, a member of the Transportation & Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment, has a seat at the table as the House-Senate Conference Committee resolve […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Residents and interested parties are invited to attend a public meeting for a status update on the Port Everglades 20-Year Master/Vision Plan Update (October 8, 2013, at Broward County Main Library Auditorium, 100 South Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL). Broward County’s Port Everglades Department is planning for future growth with an update of its 20-year […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will hold two public meetings Tuesday, July 23rd at the Broward County/Fort Lauderdale Convention Center, Palm Room A, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd., Ft. Lauderalde, Fla., to discuss the release of the draft tentatively selected plan for Port Everglades Harbor. Meetings will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. […]

  • 8 July 2013

    At 813-feet long, 131-feet wide and 62,201 gross-registered tons, the Ellie Lady will have the distinction of being the largest oil tanker to ever dock at Port Everglades. Approximately 8.2 million gallons (195,000 barrels) of jet fuel will be offloaded at Port Everglades. Jet fuel coming through Port Everglades is used at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Broward County Broward County and Port Everglades officials welcomed yesterday’s news that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is releasing its draft report for deepening and widening the South Florida seaport’s navigational channels to enable safe passage of deep draft post-Panamax cargo ships. Release of the USACE Feasibility Report with Draft Environmental Impact Statement for […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Residents and interested parties are invited to attend a public meeting to kick-off an update to the Port Everglades 20-Year Master/Vision Plan on Monday, June 24, 201. Broward County’s Port Everglades Department is planning for future growth with an update of its 20-year Master/Vision Plan to help plot a course for expanding and enhancing existing […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Recently, Congressman Allen West has announced the designation of $4.6 million to Port Everglades as part of the United States Corps of Engineers 2012 Work Plan for Operations and Maintenance dredging. In addition, another $600,000 has been designated for a Port Everglades feasibility study. “I am pleased to announce this project will finally be able […]