2008-2009 Port Everglades Facilities Guide & Directory Now Online

Looking for a business at Broward County's Port Everglades, statistics or berth data?  The entire 2008-2009 Port Everglades Facilities Guide & Directory is now available online at www.broward.org/port.  

The interactive directory allows users to search by company name, business type and advertising index.  The Guide also contains feature articles on the latest developments at Port Everglades.  Facility specifications, staff directory and the Port's fleet of shipping lines and cruise lines are listed as well.

Published in association with the Seaports Publications Group, printed copies are also available by calling Port Everglades Corporate & Community Relations at 954-468-3527.

As one of South Florida's leading economic powerhouses, Port Everglades is the gateway for international trade and cruise vacations.  Port Everglades is one of the busiest cruise ports worldwide.  It is among the fastest growing container ports in the United States, according to the PIERS import/export database.  And, Port Everglades is South Florida's main seaport for receiving petroleum products including gasoline and jet fuel.  The Port Everglades Department is a self-supporting Enterprise Fund of Broward County government with operating revenues of approximately $112.5 million.  It does not rely on local tax dollars for operations.   The total value of economic activity at Port Everglades is almost $18 billion.  Approximately 200,000 Florida jobs are impacted by the Port, including 11,620 people who work for companies that provide direct services to Port Everglades.

More information on Port Everglades, which is governed by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners, is available on the Internet at www.broward.org/port, e-mailing PortEverglades@broward.org, or by calling 954-523-3404.