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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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  • It is close to the airport as seen from Highway from the airport cruise port. Royal Caribbean and Carnival Cruise seems to use.
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  • We left our hotel at noon and the traffic at the piers was nuts. Our driver from the car rental shuttle had more than one ship to drop travellers off and our ship was one of his last drops. Traffic wa...  more »
  • Well accessible place and from the Fort Lauderdale Airport. There are always many bus offering transportation to different places
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