Before you begin your first-class cruise vacation from Port Everglades, cruise guests are asked to follow these rules and regulations while on Port property:
Security Checkpoint Hours
Checkpoint 1 (Eller Dr./I-595): 24/7
Checkpoint 2 (State Road 84/Spangler Blvd.): 6AM - 10PM
Checkpoint 3 (SE 17th St./Eisenhower Blvd.): 6 AM - 10 PM
This list satisfies 33 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 105.515(a) which specifies items that the Coast Guard prohibits all persons from bringing onboard any cruise ship or through terminal screening operations regulated under 33 CFR part 105:
Hand Guns and Shoulder Fire Weapons
Disabling Chemicals and Other Dangerous Items
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones)
Florida State Statute 311.12 (7) ̶ Seaport security standards; inspections; compliance; appeals ̶ makes it unlawful to:
Persons exempt from this law:
Persons requesting for an exemption to this law must do so in writing to the Port Director at email@example.com. These requests must include a copy of your State of Florida Concealed Weapons / Firearms permit and written explanation from your employer indicating a legitimate need for you to possess a weapon as a part of your employment on the seaport.
Florida State Statute 311.12 (7) Seaport security standards; inspections; compliance; appeals. -- Any person who has in his or her possession a concealed weapon, or who operates or has possession or control of a vehicle in or upon which a concealed weapon is placed or stored, while in a designated restricted area on seaport property commits a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083. This subsection does not apply to active-duty certified federal or state law enforcement personnel, or persons so designated by the seaport director in writing.