Port Everglades is seeking more funding to dredge and improve infrastructure in order to handle larger vessels on the north–south and east–west lanes.
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12 Dec 2014
Throughput at Port Everglades jumped 12.5 percent in October, newly released port statistics show.
03 Nov 2014
A record-breaking year for Port Everglades is only the beginning, port director Steve Cernak said, as the East Coast's second-fastest growing port is embarking on several projects to add capacity and service bigger ships.
02 Oct 2014
Florida’s fastest-growing port saw double-digit volume gains in August, led by a nearly 30 percent increase in exports.
28 Aug 2014
The number of containers moving through major North American ports was up over 4 percent in the first half of 2014, port statistics show.
06 Aug 2014
The U.S. ocean container trade via European ports, including transshipments, increased 3.8 percent year-over-year to 4.6 million laden 20-foot-equivalent units in the 12 months ending March 2014, according to PIERS, the data division of JOC Group.
05 Aug 2014
With the pending expansion to the Port of Savannah of a U.S. Department of Agriculture pilot program, three southern U.S. ports will be able to receive South American blueberries and grapes.
05 Aug 2014
Marginal changes in container imports market share show U.S. East Coast ports slowly took business away from their West Coast competition in the first half of 2014.
04 Aug 2014
Port Everglades officials say they expect the port’s container volume to increase by as much as 47,500 20-foot-equivalent-unit containers annually following the recent transfer of two of King Ocean’s eastern Caribbean services from PortMiami.
22 Jul 2014
Crowley Maritime Transportation is hailing the Florida East Coast Railway decision to open its newest Intermodal Container Transport Facility at Port Everglades...
17 Jul 2014
Port Everglades’ new intermodal transfer facility is up and running, and officials are hoping it will keep the Florida port competitive with other destinations in the Southeast.
03 Jun 2014
Billions of dollars could be handed out to Miami, Port Everglades and Jacksonville in the next five years in an aggressive bid by Florida to capture a greater share of regional container cargo.
28 May 2014
U.S. ports outpaced their Canadian rivals on the east coast of North America during the first quarter, with solid growth at Savannah helping the U.S. Southeast surpass other regions.
15 May 2014
Port Everglades' CEO and port director Steven Cernak discusses a pilot program for perishables and gives status updates on the port's expansion projects, including possible reason behind the delay of deepening plans.
29 Apr 2014
WASHINGTON — Long-delayed U.S.
07 Apr 2014
James Hertwig, president and CEO of the Florida East Coast Railway, discusses the railroad’s preparations for the opening of the expansion of the Panama Canal, through projects at the Port of Miami, Port Everglades and the South Florida Logistics Center.
18 Mar 2014
WASHINGTON — The Florida ports of Jacksonville and Everglades could get federal authorization to deepen their channels this year instead of having to wait two years or more for the passage of another water resources development bill.
03 Feb 2014
Prospects for East Coast ports are brightening, especially on the export side, as the global economic recovery fuels demand for everything from automobiles to grain and forest products. But a number of variables could disrupt the ports’ projections, on the upside and the downside.
29 Jan 2014
President Obama touched on trade, transportation infrastructure, water resources, natural gas fueling networks and trucks in his State of the Union address, pledging to use executive orders to advance his agenda where possible.
06 Jan 2014
Armed with two new container services that launched last year and a new rail ramp opening later this year, Port Everglades is poised for a year of growth in its container throughput.
16 Oct 2013
Florida Gov. Rick Scott pledged that he would ask the Florida legislature to include $14.7 million in funding for Port Everglades’ Southport Turning Notch project.
11 Oct 2013
Florida East Coast Railway has announced that its $53 million, 42.5-acre intermodal container transfer facility at Port Everglades is making progress and is expected to open in mid-2014.
03 Oct 2013
National Shipping of America has expanded its Isla Verde Express service with the addition of a southbound call at Port Everglades, Fla.
26 Sep 2013
Florida Gov. Rick Scott and members of the state’s cabinet have approved $150 million in bond proceeds to finance projects at Florida ports through the Seaport Investment Program.
28 Aug 2013
Port Everglades recently celebrated the first vessel call of the Grand Alliance’s Gulf Atlantic Express (GAX) service.
16 Aug 2013
State and federal agencies are working to finalize a pilot program to bring grapes and blueberries from Peru and Uruguay into Florida’s Port Everglades and PortMiami, starting in October.
09 Jul 2013
OOCL and Hapag-Lloyd have decided to shift the South Florida call on the Gulf Atlantic Express service from Miami to Port Everglades.
01 Jul 2013
A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report on the proposed deepening of Florida’s Port Everglades has said the project would improve safety and lessen delays...
30 Apr 2013
Steven Cernak, chief executive and port director of Port Everglades, and James Hertwig, president of Florida East Coast Railway, discuss their organizations’ recent performance, their partnership in a new intermodal container transfer facility, and the opportunities they see and projects they are pursuing for further growth.
27 Mar 2013
Hamburg Süd has reinstated La Guaira, Venezuela, as a direct call on its weekly Florida-ABC Islands/Venezuela service, which connects Florida, Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao and Venezuela.
25 Mar 2013
Port Everglades has announced that Guatemala is a key target market for the South Florida port.
19 Mar 2013
Crowley Maritime will offer a second weekly southbound sailing from Port Everglades, Fla., to Nassau in the Bahamas, starting March 23.
07 Mar 2013
Containers that fell off of a U.S. Navy contract barge bound for Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, no longer present a seafaring hazard, The Miami Herald reported.
23 Jan 2013
Port Everglades in Florida was ranked as the top exporting foreign trade zone in the U.S. for warehousing and distribution activity in 2011, according to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board’s 73rd annual report to Congress released this month.
18 Jan 2013
Florida’s Governor Rick Scott broke ground this week on Port Everglades’ intermodal container transfer facility.
17 Jan 2013
Port Everglades in Florida has hired Fred Stribling as assistant director of business development, according to Steven Cernak, the port’s chief executive and director.