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Posted on: February 12, 2024

Port of Palm Beach Participating in Numerous Career Fairs to Promote Paid Summer Internship Program

Commissioner Richards and interns

As the Port of Palm Beach gears up to open applications for its Summer Internship Program, port staff is scheduled to participate in a series of career fairs to promote the program.

“Our paid eight-week internship program is an essential stepping...

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Port of Palm Beach contributes to success of ManateeFest

Manatee Fest

This year's ManateeFest attracted more than 9,000 visitors to Manatee Lagoon, which is located just south of the Port of Palm Beach.

Overflow parking was available at the Port of Palm Beach thanks to port tenants Tropical Shipping and Ozinga. The ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Employee Celebrations

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Join us in celebrating our employees who have a birthday or work anniversary in the month of February.

Happy Birthday to the following employees:

Janitor Thania Walter- February 4

Facilities Worker Barry Cato- February 11

Security Officer Lenworth Palmer- Feb...

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Port of Palm Beach Among Florida Ports Seeing Cargo and Cruise Passenger Growth

Tropical Shipping website

On the heels of a recent report showing Florida’s system of seaports experienced record-high cargo growth, the Port of Palm Beach is among those Florida seaports experiencing milestones in ships calling on the port, as well as record revenue.

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Posted on: February 1, 2024 | Last Modified on: February 19, 2021

Busiest Day at the Port in More Than 10 Years

Port Aerial Feb 1, 2024

For the first time in more than a decade, all the berths at the Port of Palm Beach were occupied. On February 1, 2024, the Port of Palm Beach achieved a total tonnage of 119,081 gross registered tons (GRT) thanks to the help of ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

New Port of Palm Beach Board Chair Wayne Richards Aims to Further Boost Port’s Revenue

Commissioner Wayne Richards news flash photo

The Port of Palm Beach Board of Commissioners elected Wayne Richards as its new chair during the January 18th Board of Commissioners Meeting. 

“I am honored to lead the Port into yet another year of revenue growth through our diverse maritime acti...

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Posted on: December 21, 2023

Ozinga truck drivers give local kids an unforgettable holiday surprise

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Ozinga, one of Port of Palm Beach’s tenants, brought holiday cheer to the children of Azure Estates with a heartwarming gesture. 

They donated toy trucks that replicate the concrete mixer trucks that load up at the ready-mix concrete pla...

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Posted on: December 5, 2023

Port Community Unites to Gift Smiles to More Than 200 Children in Riviera Beach

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In a heartwarming display of community spirit, the Port of Palm Beach, its tenants and members of the community joined forces to create a magical season for the children of the Azure Estates neighborhood located in the city of Riviera Beach. 

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Posted on: December 1, 2023

Port of Palm Beach Welcomes New Director of Finance

Jeffrey Iserson

Jeffrey Iserson, a seasoned financial executive, was appointed Director of Finance in November 2023. With an extensive background in non-profit and for-profit accounting, Iserson has a track record of developing and directing successful organizations and ...

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Posted on: November 17, 2023

Local Chamber Honors Port With Government Institution of the Year Award

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This week, Port Executive Director Michael Meekins, received the Government Institution of the Year Award at the Shining Star Awards by the Florida Hispanic American Chamber of Commerce, recognizing Port of Palm Beach's impactful communi...

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Posted on: November 3, 2023

Port Commissioners Break Ground on One of the Top Infrastructure Projects to Date

PIDP Groundbreaking Ceremony website photo

On Friday, November 3, 2023, Port of Palm Beach District Board of Commissioners celebrated the commencement of construction for the Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP). 

 “This project represents a significant step towards a mo...

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