Traffic Alert - May 18 and 19

Port tenants and visitors may experience heavy traffic and delays this weekend, Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19 due to a volleyball tournament being held at the Broward County Convention Center. More than 9,000 attendees are expected to attend each day. Motorists are encouraged to avoid the convention center area and use the port entrances located at Federal Hwy (US1)/ State Road 84 and I-595/Eller Dr.  

Bio-diesel equipment

A diesel emissions grant inspired Port Everglades and the Port Everglades Pilots Association to convert the engines on several boats, trucks and…


Port Everglades includes manatee protection into all waterside activities.

Our Environment

As custodians of one of the most diverse ecosystems in the country, Port Everglades remains steadfast in its dedication to careful and ecologically sound growth. Broward County’s leaders recognize that maintaining a careful balance between commerce and the environment is essential for the region’s well-being.

Our goal is to ensure the long-term interest of both the maritime community and the fragile environment within and around the port by adhering to stringent governmental regulations, employing best management practices, careful study, and advancing progressive remedial and protective measures. Watch now to learn more about the port's reef mitigation workshop. 

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Environmental Memberships and Certifications:

Image of Certified Wildlife Habitat logo   Image of the NatureScape Broward certification logo
Image of the Green Marine certification logo   Logo for North American Marine Environment Protection Association

Air Quality

Artwork of a Florida native flamingo serves a dual purpose powering lighting through wind while livening up…


Broward County has vested interests in both Port Everglades and its coral reefs, both of which are major…


Port Everglades protects our waters with oil spill prevention protocols and regulations that prohibit…


A critical part of the Southport Turning Notch Extension includes replacing 8.7 acres of an existing mangrove…


Port Everglades has a long history of protecting wildlife, including manatees that migrate each winter.


Port Everglades partners with a variety of environmental organizations to share information, and to preserve…

Sustainable Facilities

Port Everglades tries to incorporate sustainable materials and energy-efficient air conditioning and…

Manatee Season

Manatee season officially runs from November 15 through March 31.  Manatees scatter around Port…