Port of Palm Beach Construction Allows Record Cargo Capabilities for Florida Sugar and Molasses Exchange

Slip Three, the Port’s southernmost slip, underwent major renovations including increased depth of 35 feet (from 33’) and a northward shift of approximately 10 feet. The improvement will allow vessels to fully load without waiting on a rising tide. While the slip was still under construction, the Louis Howland was able to dock and load a record 16,700 short tons of sugar.

Feb 01

[ARCHIVED] Teeters Agency & Stevedoring Hits Record Steel Discharge Time

The original item was published from February 1, 2016 12:45 PM to February 1, 2016 12:46 PM

Steel at Port of Palm BeachOn Tuesday, January 26, 2016, Teeters Agency & Stevedoring discharged 6,1000 metric tons of rebar and 500 metric tons of rebar coils. The agency discharged the steel within 34 hours, which marked their fastest time to date. Prior to this milestone, on November 14, 2015, Teeters Agency brought in the first steel ship to enter the Port of Palm Beach in 8 years.

See how steel is moved from ship to truck:

Teeters Agency & Stevedoring has handled container and general cargo vessels at the Port of Palm Beach since 1983. Owned and operated by The Teeters Family, the firm uses patented equipment Engineered by William Teeters to transfer and store steel. The machinery offers faster and cleaner movements than competitive companies, with a minimum-to-none damage rate.