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a 90-year-old powerhouse

More than 90 years ago, Broward County’s founders had the vision and foresight to recognize that a deep-water harbor would bring economic prosperity to our community. Today, more than 4,000 ships call at the Port, carrying 25 million tons of waterborne cargo and 3.86 million cruise passengers – generating nearly $30 billion in economic activity.

We are commemorating Port Everglades’ 90th Anniversary this year, starting with the historic “Wedding of the Waters” on February 22, 1928 through the arrival of the first commercial ship on November 23, 1928.

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