Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale

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Exotic cruise vacations and international trade are what makes Port Everglades an economic powerhouse for Broward County and one of the most diverse seaports in the United States.

Located In the heart of Greater Fort Lauderdale and the City of Hollywood, FL, Port Everglades is one of the busiest cruise ports in the world. It is a leading container port in Florida and among the most active cargo ports in the United States. And, Port Everglades is South Florida’s main seaport for receiving petroleum products including, gasoline and jet fuel. A foreign-trade zone and available office space inside the Port's secure area make Port Everglades a highly desirable business center for world trade.

The Port Everglades Department is a self-supporting Enterprise Fund of Broward County government. It does not rely on local tax dollars for operations or capital improvements.

The total value of economic activity at Port Everglades is approximately $14 billion. And, more than 140,000 Florida jobs are impacted by the Port, including nearly 10,000 people who work for companies that provide direct services to Port Everglades.
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  • I was fortunate to visit the port and it is really impressive by the port of ships and the number of cruise ships that move from that place...
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  • I've sailed out of many ports around the world and this port has it down pat! We've probably sailed out of here 6 times and only once did we have an issue and it was with traffic and probably a time o...  more »
  • My wife and I went to Fort Lauderdale/Port Everglades to begin a 10 day cruise. The cruise port people are very friendly and helpful.  more »

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