Posts Tagged ‘Port Everglades’

BSO deputies hospitalized after boat collides with cruise ship at Port Everglades

Monday, November 13th, 2017

Two Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies were taken to a hospital, Saturday, after their patrol boat crashed into a cruise ship in Port Everglades Harbor. (

Carnival Corporation Completes Multi-Million-Dollar Upgrade of Port Everglades Terminal

Friday, November 10th, 2017

Carnival Corporation & plc today (Nov. 9) announced it has completed an extensive, multi-million-dollar redesign and upgrade of Cruise Terminal 2 at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale. (more…)

Port Everglades: cruise and ferry passengers increased by 1 percent in 2017

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Port Everglades (Courtesy of Broward County's Port Everglades)The Port experienced slight increases in cruise passengers this year. The total number of cruise and ferry passengers increased by 1 percent for a total of 3,863,662 passengers in FY2017. (more…)

Port Everglades Extends Slip for Larger Cruise Ships

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Larger cruise ships as long as 1,100 feet can now dock at Broward County’s Port Everglades Cruise Terminal 4 without extending into the Intracoastal Waterway. (more…)

Port Everglades to Invest $100M-Plus to Renovate Cruise Terminal 25 as Part of New Royal Caribbean Agreement

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Broward County’s Port Everglades will be investing more than $100 million for a complete makeover of Cruise Terminal 25, which will continue to be a preferential berth for Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. (RCCL) as part of a new long-term agreement approved unanimously by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners. (more…)

Cruise360: Cruise Planners Execs “Talk Cruise” With Sales & Marketing Executives

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Touches of humor and cruise product information flowed at Cruise360’s third General Session at Port Everglades, FL on Saturday. (

Port Everglades and Royal Caribbean Sign MOU

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Port Everglades (Courtesy of Broward County's Port Everglades)Broward County’s Port Everglades has negotiated a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that provides the framework for a new long-term business agreement with Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. (RCL) that will include complete, customized renovations of the Port’s Cruise Terminal 25 targeted for completion by October 31, 2018. (more…)

Port Everglades to Welcome Silversea Cruises’ Newest Ship Silver Muse

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

The Silver Muse (Artist impression)Broward County’s Port Everglades will welcome Silversea Cruises’ newest cruise ship Silver Muse on October 12-13, 2017, and Port Everglades will continue to serve as the ultra-luxury line’s winter homeport for the next two years according to a new agreement between Silversea and the Broward County Commission. (more…)

Iranian Engineer Takes Gay Cruise, Barred from Coming Home

Sunday, January 29th, 2017

Maysam Sodagari, an Iranian chemical engineer, was coming back to the U.S. via Florida from a gay cruise that goes to Mexico and Haiti when he was detained and barred from re-entering the country. (

Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting Kills Four Cruise Ship Passengers

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Four cruise passengers were among the five people killed in Friday’s tragic shooting at a crowded baggage claim area within Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport’s Terminal 2 – less than two miles from Port Everglades. (

What’s new at Florida cruise ports in 2017

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

2016 was a good year for Florida cruise ports as far as shiny new ships are concerned. Just in the last two months, South Florida’s Port Everglades and PortMiami saw the Florida debuts of four cruise ships. (

Port Everglades Receives Federal Authorization to Deepen and Widen Channels

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Port Everglades (Courtesy of Broward County's Port Everglades)The Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project has received federal authorization for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to move forward with deepening and widening the Port’s navigation channels as part of the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act.

Holland America Line Hosts 21st Annual South Florida Business Leaders’ Luncheon for Seafarers’ House at Port Everglades

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Holland America Line hosted the 21st annual South Florida Business Leaders’ Luncheon for the Seafarers’ House aboard ms Zuiderdam Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (more…)

Port Everglades Launches Mobile Passport Control Program

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

Port Everglades (Courtesy of Broward County's Port Everglades)Broward County’s Port Everglades is launching the new U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) approved Mobile Passport Control (MPC) program for cruise ship travel beginning Friday, November 4, making it the first U.S. seaport to use the new Smartphone technology. (more…)

Carnival Corporation and Port Everglades Extend Landmark Agreement to 2030

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

Port Everglades (Courtesy of Broward County's Port Everglades)Carnival Corporation & plc today (August 16) signed an addendum to one of its most strategic passenger terminal agreements, extending the contract through 2030 with an additional five years of sailings to and from Fort Lauderdale-based Port Everglades, one of the world’s top three cruise ports. (more…)

Crystal Cruises Moving to Port Everglades in 2017

Saturday, June 25th, 2016

Port Everglades (Courtesy of Broward County's Port Everglades)Broward County’s Port Everglades welcomes the return of Crystal Cruises’ luxury ships beginning in October 2017. (more…)

Port Everglades Pilots Two Passport Control Programs for Cruises

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Port Everglades (Courtesy of Broward County's Port Everglades)Broward County’s Port Everglades and its cruise line partners, Carnival Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean International, are working with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to launch two pilot programs this summer — Automated Passport Control (APC) kiosks and Mobile Passport Control (MPC) – that are designed to expedite secure entry into the United States following a cruise vacation. (more…)

Port Everglades Breaks World Record — Over 54,700 Guests in Single Day

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Port Everglades (Courtesy of Broward County's Port Everglades)Officials for Broward County’s Port Everglades believe that today, Sunday, March 13, 2016, marks the second time this cruise season that the port broke its own world record with a preliminary count of more than 54,700 cruise guests sailing in and out in a single day. (more…)

Greater Fort Lauderdale: Pre- and Post-Cruise Stays on the Rise

Friday, March 4th, 2016

A recent study by Port Everglades consultants AECOM and Dickey Consulting Agency shows that 62 percent of passengers stayed at least one night prior to their cruise, benefiting the Greater Fort Lauderdale economy. (

Port Everglades Breaks Its Own Single-Day Passenger World Record

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

Officials at Broward County’s Port Everglades knew Sunday, December 20, 2015, was a busy cruise day, but they didn’t realize how busy. (more…)

What’s new at Florida’s cruise ports in 2016?

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Out with the old and in with the new. That’s the theme for the Florida cruise port shuffle in 2016 as new builds make their way to the Sunshine State. (

Port Everglades Welcomes Costa Cruises’ Deliziosa Back to Broward

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

Costa DeliziosaCosta Cruises returned to Broward County’s Port Everglades today with a first call by the 2,260-passenger Costa Deliziosa. (more…)

Internationally Celebrated Artwork Are Just Part of the Guest Experience at Port Everglades’ Cruise Terminals

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Internationally renowned artist Dale Chihuly has created a beautiful wall sconce installation for Broward County’s Port Everglades as part of the Florida port’s continuous investments in creating the ultimate cruise guest experience. (more…)

Port Everglades Receives Its First LEED Certification

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Broward County’s Port Everglades received its first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for Cruise Terminal 4, which underwent many energy-efficient improvements when it was expanded and completely renovated over the past year.

Port Everglades adds Dale Chihuly glass artwork

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Travelers arriving on cruise ships at Cruise Terminal 4 in Port Everglades are in for a visual treat this cruise season. (

Cruise Execs Removed From Port Everglades Dispute

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

A state appeals court has ruled that two cruise-ship company executives should be kept off a panel that will determine whether to reduce payment rates for harbor pilots at Port Everglades. (

Port Everglades Receives Long-Awaited U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Approval to Deepen & Widen Harbor

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved a long-awaited economic and environmental report, called the Chief of Engineers Report, that clears the way for Broward County’s Port Everglades to begin the next phase leading to deepening and widening its channels.

Florida Ports Remain Largest Despite Global Industry Growth

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

Miami, Port Canaveral and Port Everglades remain the three largest cruise ports in the world, despite the industry’s global expansion, according to the 2015-2016 Cruise Industry News Annual Report.

Cruise Execs Discuss Cuba, Cruise Rookies and Capacity at CLIA’s cruise3sixty

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Cuba, cruise rookies and capacity were the hot topics discussed in “View from the Bridge,” one of cruise3sixty’s leadership discussions last week at Port Everglades, FL. (

What to Expect as CLIA Heads Into cruise3Sixty Week

Monday, April 20th, 2015

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) kicks off the 2015 version of its annual conference, cruise3sixty, this week at the Broward County Convention Center at Port Everglades, FL. The show is “sold out,” with 1,300 agents planning to attend. (

Port Everglades Opens Updated, $24 Million Terminal

Friday, January 9th, 2015

Port Everglades, the world’s second-busiest cruise ship port, officially reopened its newly renovated $24-million Cruise Terminal 4 at a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday morning. (

Port Everglades Celebrates 4 Million Passenger Mark

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Passenger moves at Port Everglades topped 4 million in FY2014, with a record number 3.88 million multi-day moves and 121,321 daily moves, according to preliminary fiscal year 2014 statistics.