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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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  • We were ask by one of the guards why where we there in a harsh tone. He told us that it was not open to the public since 911. The then asked for our license and turned us around.  more »
  • We sailed out on Carnival, pier 19. Getting into the port was easy (maybe too easy) and the process for boarding went smoothly. Security in the terminal was pleasant and efficient and we did not lose ...  more »
  • We visited on the Queen Victoria. The location is delightful, lovely views from the ship and a lot of waterborne activity to observe. Easy and efficient exit and re-entry process from the terminal and...  more »