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Port Commissioners Vote to Cancel LOU with Potential Cruise Operator 10/23/2014 - Port Commissioners Vote to Cancel LOU with Potential Cruise Operator
Lake Worth Inlet to Undergo Emergency Dredging 10/20/2014 - Lake Worth Inlet to Undergo Emergency Dredging
Emergency Dredging Being Scheduled 10/16/2014 - Emergency Dredging Being Scheduled
Lake Worth Inlet now has 'severe shoaling' 10/16/2014 - Lake Worth Inlet now has 'severe shoaling'
MEDIA ALERT: Experience Bahamas Celebration's Haunted Cruises 10/3/2014 - MEDIA ALERT: Experience Bahamas Celebration's Haunted Cruises
Pilots Impose Draft Restrictions on Vessels Calling Port Due to Shoaling 9/12/2014 - Pilots Impose Draft Restrictions on Vessels Calling Port Due to Shoaling
Port of Palm Beach Receives Nearly $2M in Security Grant Funding 7/29/2014 - Port of Palm Beach Receives Nearly $2M in Security Grant Funding
CBP Global Entry Program Enrollment Center Opens at Port of Palm Beach 7/17/2014 - CBP Global Entry Program Enrollment Center Opens at Port of Palm Beach
Chairman Edward R. Oppel Announces Retirement 6/26/2014 - Chairman Edward R. Oppel Announces Retirement
Port Supports ACOE Decision to Withdraw FDEP Permit for LW Inlet Project 6/17/2014 - Port Supports ACOE Decision to Withdraw FDEP Permit for LW Inlet Project
Port of Palm Beach Website, Branding Honored with Industry Awards 6/12/2014 - Port of Palm Beach Website, Branding Honored with Industry Awards
Port of Palm Beach Dredging Project Gets Final ACOE Approval, Now Moves to Congress 4/17/2014 - Port of Palm Beach Dredging Project Gets Final ACOE Approval, Now Moves to Congress
The Army Corp of Engineers (ACOE) has signed its Chief’s Report; giving the Corp’s final approval of a dredging project to the Lake Worth Inlet and areas around the Port of Palm Beach.
Port of Palm Beach to Host Blessing of the Fleet Event Saturday 4/8/2014 - Port of Palm Beach to Host Blessing of the Fleet Event Saturday
Full FDEP Report 4/3/2014 - Full FDEP Report
Inspection Finds Port of Palm Beach Meets Environmental Standards 4/3/2014 - Inspection Finds Port of Palm Beach Meets Environmental Standards
Grand Opening of Island Breeze Casino Hosted at Port 3/27/2014 - Grand Opening of Island Breeze Casino Hosted at Port
 Port of Palm Beach tenant Teeters Agency assists Maritime Academy with boat to Haiti 3/14/2014 - Port of Palm Beach tenant Teeters Agency assists Maritime Academy with boat to Haiti
Edward R. Oppel Elected Chairman 2/3/2014 - Edward R. Oppel Elected Chairman
Port Secures More Than $7.8M in Funding 12/23/2013 - Port Secures More Than $7.8M in Funding
Donations to Port's Toy Drive Break Record 12/20/2013 - Donations to Port's Toy Drive Break Record
Tropical Shipping, Port Agree to Lease Extension 12/3/2013 - Tropical Shipping, Port Agree to Lease Extension
Five-year agreement with five-year option reached on terminal parcel, rates. MOB lease also approved.
Port Kicks Off 5th Annual Holiday Toy Drive 11/22/2013 - Port Kicks Off 5th Annual Holiday Toy Drive
Executive Director Elected Chair of FSTED Council 10/31/2013 - Executive Director Elected Chair of FSTED Council
Manuel Almira has been elected as the Chairman of the Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic Development Council
Port Refinances Bonds, Recognizes More Than $1.9M Savings 10/29/2013 - Port Refinances Bonds, Recognizes More Than $1.9M Savings
Port of Palm Beach Receives $525K Homeland Security Grant 9/24/2013 - Port of Palm Beach Receives $525K Homeland Security Grant
Director Almira Earns PPM Distinction, Marks 5 Years at Port 8/28/2013 - Director Almira Earns PPM Distinction, Marks 5 Years at Port
Port of Palm Beach Receives Three Industry Communication Awards 6/4/2013 - Port of Palm Beach Receives Three Industry Communication Awards
Port of Palm Beach Statement on Death of Worker 5/24/2013 - Port of Palm Beach Statement on Death of Worker
Celebrate National Maritime Day 5/23/2013 - Celebrate National Maritime Day
Active Shooter Simulation Exercise to Take Place at Port of Palm Beach Monday 5/20/2013 - Active Shooter Simulation Exercise to Take Place at Port of Palm Beach Monday
Port of Palm Beach Accepting Applications for the 2013 Summer Intern Program 5/8/2013 - Port of Palm Beach Accepting Applications for the 2013 Summer Intern Program
Port of Palm Beach Supports Legislation to Eliminate Manufacturing Tax 4/15/2013 - Port of Palm Beach Supports Legislation to Eliminate Manufacturing Tax
Port to Host Second Annual Blessing of the Fleet 4/6/2013 - Port to Host Second Annual Blessing of the Fleet
Gov. Scott visits Port, Awards Chairman, Director 3/26/2013 - Gov. Scott visits Port, Awards Chairman, Director
Director Almira Reacts to Gov. Scott’s Commitment to Ports 3/6/2013 - Director Almira Reacts to Gov. Scott’s Commitment to Ports
“A Night of Elegance” Event Being Held at Port of Palm Beach 3/2/2013 - “A Night of Elegance” Event Being Held at Port of Palm Beach
Port of Palm Beach Statement on the Black Diamond 2/20/2013 - Port of Palm Beach Statement on the Black Diamond
Yantai, China Delegates to Visit Port of Palm Beach, County, Northwood University 2/19/2013 - Yantai, China Delegates to Visit Port of Palm Beach, County, Northwood University
Congressman Patrick Murphy to Visit the Port Friday 1/15/2013 - Congressman Patrick Murphy to Visit the Port Friday
Congresswoman Lois Frankel to Visit Port Friday 1/11/2013 - Congresswoman Lois Frankel to Visit Port Friday
Mastic Elected Chairman of the Board 1/10/2013 - Mastic Elected Chairman of the Board
Port to Remain Open in Event of ILA Strike 12/27/2012 - Port to Remain Open in Event of ILA Strike
Classic $5.2M Ferrari, Other Race Cars Unloaded at Port Speed Week 12/4/2012 - Classic $5.2M Ferrari, Other Race Cars Unloaded at Port Speed Week
Black Diamond Casino Cruises Begins Sailing 11/17/2012 - Black Diamond Casino Cruises Begins Sailing
Port Breaks Record for Total Tonnage in One Day 11/16/2012 - Port Breaks Record for Total Tonnage in One Day
Hurricane Sandy: Port and Celebration Update 10/25/2012 - Hurricane Sandy: Port and Celebration Update
Port Staff Members Save Woman On Train Tracks 10/17/2012 - Port Staff Members Save Woman On Train Tracks
Port of Palm Beach District Commission Extends Riviera Beach Police Department Contract 8/30/2012 - Port of Palm Beach District Commission Extends Riviera Beach Police Department Contract
Port Reopens, Bahamas Celebration Update 8/27/2012 - Port Reopens, Bahamas Celebration Update
Port Commission Votes to Not Levy Taxes 8/14/2012 - Port Commission Votes to Not Levy Taxes
Port of Palm Beach Receives $1.8M Security Grant 8/3/2012 - Port of Palm Beach Receives $1.8M Security Grant
Port Commission Recognizes Summer Interns 7/27/2012 - Port Commission Recognizes Summer Interns
District Commission Approves Sister Port Agreement with Busan, S. Korea 7/12/2012 - District Commission Approves Sister Port Agreement with Busan, S. Korea
First Rail Delivery of Asphalt Arrives at the Port 6/8/2012 - First Rail Delivery of Asphalt Arrives at the Port
South Florida Materials’ first delivery of liquid asphalt by rail car arrived at the Port of Palm Beach at the end of May.
Port of PB Accepting Applications for 2012 Summer Intern Program 5/19/2012 - Port of PB Accepting Applications for 2012 Summer Intern Program
Port of Palm Beach Presents PBSO with $500K Homeland Security Funding 5/17/2012 - Port of Palm Beach Presents PBSO with $500K Homeland Security Funding
The Port of Palm Beach District Commissioners presented the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Department with $500,000 in Homeland Security grant funding at a press conference held at the Port of Palm Beach Tuesday, May 15, 2012.
$500,000 Homeland Security Grant Funds to be presented to PBSO by Port of Palm Beach 5/14/2012 - $500,000 Homeland Security Grant Funds to be presented to PBSO by Port of Palm Beach
Commission Approves $26M Slip Number 3 Restoration Project 4/30/2012 - Commission Approves $26M Slip Number 3 Restoration Project
The Port of Palm Beach District Commission voted unanimously, Thursday, April 19, 2012 to approve a $26 million restoration project to Slip Number 3 at the Port of Palm Beach. This historic infrastructure improvement project includes expanding.
1st Annual Blessing of the Fleet 4/16/2012 - 1st Annual Blessing of the Fleet
For the first time, The Port of Palm Beach hosted a “Blessing of the Fleet” to benefit Harbor of Hope, Saturday, April 14, 2012.
Blessing of the Fleet Event to Benefit Harbor of Hope 4/4/2012 - Blessing of the Fleet Event to Benefit Harbor of Hope
The Port of Palm Beach is hosting a “Blessing of the Fleet” to benefit Harbor of Hope, Saturday, April 14, 2012, at 11:30 a.m. The non-denominational fundraiser is open to the public and will include a mariners’ service - including prayer...
“One-of-a-Kind” Sea Plane Loaded at Port of Palm Beach 4/4/2012 - “One-of-a-Kind” Sea Plane Loaded at Port of Palm Beach
A rare 30 passenger sea plane flew into the Port of Palm Beach inlet and was loaded...
Port to Welcome New Day Cruise Operator 1/6/2012 - Port to Welcome New Day Cruise Operator
Port of Palm Beach and Stonerock Shipping Corp Enter Into Long-Term Agreement 12/23/2011 - Port of Palm Beach and Stonerock Shipping Corp Enter Into Long-Term Agreement
Port of Palm Beach Toy Drive Benefits Glades Children 12/20/2011 - Port of Palm Beach Toy Drive Benefits Glades Children
State and Federal Lawmakers Agree to Back Port Project 12/2/2011 - State and Federal Lawmakers Agree to Back Port Project
Port and Congressman Allen West See Investment In Seaport Infrastructure As Critical 7/7/2011 - Port and Congressman Allen West See Investment In Seaport Infrastructure As Critical
Business Working Group Joins Port Executive Director For Meeting With Chinese Sister Ports 7/5/2011 - Business Working Group Joins Port Executive Director For Meeting With Chinese Sister Ports
Wayne Richards Elected Chairman of Port of Palm Beach Commission 1/6/2011 - Wayne Richards Elected Chairman of Port of Palm Beach Commission
USS CARR at Port of Palm Beach 7/1/2010 - USS CARR at Port of Palm Beach
BBC Andino Express Line Begins Monthly Service from the Port of Palm Beach 3/29/2010 - BBC Andino Express Line Begins Monthly Service from the Port of Palm Beach
BBC Andino Express Line began a monthly service from the Port of Palm Beach to north and west coasts of Columbia, Ecuador, Peru and Chile in November 2009.
Bahama Celebration - Welcome - Interviews 3/15/2010 - Bahama Celebration - Welcome - Interviews
Boulders for Hoover Dike Delievered to the Port of Palm Beach 3/12/2010 - Boulders for Hoover Dike Delievered to the Port of Palm Beach
On Thursday, March 11, AEM (Applied Environmental Management) Bedrock, of New Orleans, LA, delivered the first of nine shipments of boulders from Puerto Cortez, Honduras, to the Port of Palm Beach.
Bahama Celebration Signs Agreement 2/10/2010 - Bahama Celebration Signs Agreement
Panama Canal & Port of Palm Beach Unveil Strategic Alliance 12/16/2009 - Panama Canal & Port of Palm Beach Unveil Strategic Alliance