Posted on: February 24, 2021
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The Port of Palm Beach recently learned the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers allocated just over $6.3 million for dredging of the nearby channel and the settling basins."In the last five to seven years, funding has been in the neighborhood of $2.5 and $3...
Posted on: February 23, 2021
Did you know, one in three people will need a blood transfusion at some point in their life? You can help save a life by donating during our blood drive.
One Blood's Big Red Bus will be at the Port of Palm Beach March 3 from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM. Al...Read on...
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Posted on: January 5, 2021
Do you know someone dealing with financial hardships due to the pandemic?
If so, let them know food assistance is available at Port of Palm Beach every Saturday. Volunteers with Hospitality Helping Hands (H3), Feeding South Florida, Miami Diaper ...Read on...
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Posted on: February 22, 2021
Port of Palm Beach staff has spent the last month trying to help essential workers 65 and older, secure a COVID-19 vaccine appointment. Last week, the Florida Department of Health responded to the Port's inquiries and has begun scheduling COVID-v...Read on...
Posted on: February 19, 2021
We recently told you about how Port staff found a deceased veteran's memorial flag in the vacant USCG Station on Peanut Island. The flag belonged to Army Col. Robert J. Gilroy, who died in Bennington, Vermont in 1993. Col. Gilroy served more than...Read on...
Posted on: February 9, 2021
At the February meeting of the National Conference on Beach Preservation Technologies in St. Augustine, FL, Port of Palm Beach Engineer Ron Coddington presented a 15 minute paper on the Analysis of Shoaling at the Port of Palm Beach and the economic impac...Read on...
Posted on: February 8, 2021
Here's a story you don't hear often. Port of Palm Beach staff reunited a deceased veterans memorial flag with one of his living relatives. Our Director of Business Development Micheal Meekins, who is a Navy veteran, found the American flag in a shadow box...Read on...
Posted on: June 30, 2020
Happy Birthday to the following employees:
Facilities employee, Barry Cato- February 11
Security Officer, Lenworth Palmer- February 22
Special Projects Manager, Aaron Hoffman, February 23
Facilities employee, Cory Phillips, February 23
Security Officer, Anthon...Read on...
Posted on: January 26, 2021
The Port of Palm Beach announces a new partnership with the nonprofit organization Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking (BEST) to train employees on human trafficking prevention in observance of Human Trafficking Awareness Month. This new training pr...Read on...
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Posted on: January 4, 2021
At a special meeting Tuesday, the Port of Palm Beach Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to appoint Joseph D. Anderson as its new chairman.
Among the board members, Blair J. Ciklin, the longest serving Port Commissioner, was voted into the ...Read on...
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Posted on: December 8, 2020
Port of Palm Beach Executive Director Manuel Almira was named one of Palm Beach Illustrated' s 2021 Top 100 Most Influential Business Leaders in Palm Beach County. In the business journal, Almira shares his accomplishments, the best advice he's ...Read on...
Palm Beach 100 digital magazine
Posted on: December 1, 2020
The Port of Palm Beach is now using a real-time comprehensive situational awareness platform from STRAX Intelligence Group.
“As the 18th busiest container Port in the country, my fellow Port Commisisoners and I understand the importance of investing in sec...Read on...
Posted on: November 18, 2020
In this Tenant Spotlight, we feature a professional stevedore company called Heavy Lift Services. The local multigenerational company has been operating at the Port for 55 years.
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Posted on: November 17, 2020
In case you missed it, Port tenant Heavy Lift Services, Inc. spoke with CBS 12 News about how they safely handled the artificial reefs that were deployed off Palm Beach on Monday, November 16th.
The company has the equipment, space and experience...Read on...
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Posted on: October 20, 2020
Port of Palm Beach officials thanked Congressman Brian Mast for his role in helping the Port secure a major federal grant. On Monday, October 19, Congressman Mast
stopped by the Port of Palm Beach to discuss our plans to expand our rail facility. The Congr...Read on...
Posted on: October 19, 2020
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association awarded the Port of Palm Beach with a Jake Award of Distinction for achieving a perfect safety record with no reportable injuries in 2019.
Since its inception in 1995, the Jake Award progr...Read on...
Posted on: October 14, 2020
Port of Palm Beach District Board of Commissioners will hold their regular monthly meeting on November 16, 2020 at 4 PM. The Board will go into Executive Session at the beginning of the meeting.
Posted on: October 14, 2020
The Port of Palm Beach has been awarded a $13.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to expand its intermodal rail freight facility. The Port is currently very close to meeting its rail freight capacity. As the growth of cont...Read on...
Posted on: October 5, 2020
The American Association of Port Authorities congratulated Port Executive Director Manuel Almira and Port staff for a recent achievement. The AAPA awarded the Port of Palm Beach with four communication awards.
Posted on: September 30, 2020
A small piece of history arrived at the Port this week. Port tenant, Port Contractors, facilitated the transportation of a decommissioned US Army Air Force crash rescue boat that served during World War II. The 85 ft military boat, that was constructed en...Read on...
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Posted on: September 22, 2020
During the September board meeting, Port of Palm Beach Board of Commissioners unanimously approved to award a Unit Price Paving Contract to M & M Asphalt Maintenance Inc., DBA All County Paving.Out of all nine companies that provided bids, All County ...Read on...
Posted on: September 21, 2020
Port of Palm Beach Foreign Trade Zone #135 was created to help international commerce flow smoothly, The companies involved in the trade zone save both money and time. The process of becoming a member is now easier than ever...Read on...
Posted on: September 16, 2020
The Florida Ports Council today announced Manuel Almira, the Executive Director of the Port of Palm Beach, is the council’s new chairman. Almira replaces PortMiami CEO Juan Kuryla, who completed his two-year term.
Additionally, Jonathan ...Read on...
Posted on: July 27, 2020
United States Representative Brian Mast wrote a letter to the U.S. Department of Transportation in support of Port of Palm Beach’s application for a $13.2 million Infrastructure for Development Program grant (PIDP). If awarded the PIDP grant, th...Read on...
Posted on: July 16, 2020
Our new three-acre refrigerated container yard was recently completed and is now in use.
The space allows Port tenant, Tropical Shipping, to plug its refrigerated containers into electrical outlets. Think of these containers as big refrigerators that are ...Read on...
Posted on: July 14, 2020
Berth One Palm Beach is a unique deepwater mega-yacht berth located at Port of Palm Beach. The berth recently underwent extensive renovations. The $4.5 million construction project replaced about 425 feet of sea wall, which included installing new bulkhea...Read on...
Posted on: July 1, 2020
Kudos to Port tenants, Gulfstream Line & Heavy Lift Services, Inc., for installing plexiglass shields in their office. They’ve had the barriers up for a few months now, but we want to give them a shoutout for protecting their employees.Read on...
Posted on: June 23, 2020
It’s been four months since we last hosted a community presentation and tour of the Port.
Port presentations and tours remain suspended due to COVID-19.
But if you are still interested in learning about Port operations, you can watch our virtual p...Read on...
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Posted on: June 17, 2020
Merchants Market Group has available storage space in the 100,000 square foot warehouse where the company operates.
Available storage capacity
Ambient storage -250 pallet locations
Air conditioned -100 pallet location
Refrigerated 45 degrees -250 pa...Read on...
Merchants Market Group website
Posted on: June 9, 2020
The shipping of raw sugar from Port of Palm Beach keeps growing with a whopping 168% increase in tonnage in the last year.
Our April cargo tonnage report shows so far this fiscal year, 78,900 tons of raw sugar has been transported domestically from the Por...Read on...
April cargo tonnage report
Posted on: June 4, 2020
As Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line prepares for its anticipated return, it is putting travelers’ health and safety front and center, rolling out an extensive list of new preventative measures designed to ensure the wellness of both passengers and c...Read on...
Posted on: May 15, 2020
Good news!!! Port of Palm Beach tenant, Tropical Shipping, expands its equipment fleet. The company added 250 new refrigerated containers. 50- 20 foot and 200- 40 foot. The containers are used to store refrigerated cargo exported to people living primaril...Read on...
Posted on: April 29, 2020
Palm Beach County has not forgotten about the Bahamas, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Just this week Palm Beach County Fire Rescue donated the following to the Abaco Islands, which was devastated by Hurricane Dorian seven months ago. Read on...
Posted on: April 23, 2020
We recently published our second "Tenant Spotlight" featuring Florida Sugar and Molasses Exchange. Feel free to share with family, friends, local educators and others in the community.
Posted on: April 2, 2020
This week, Tropical Shipping was featured on WPBF 25 news. President and CEO Jeff Fiser and US Port Operations Manager Claude Clevinger explained how the company is continuing operations while maintaining a safe environment for its employees.
Watch WPBF story