The Port of Palm Beach offers three slips with seventeen berths, consisting of one hundred twenty-seven 50-foot bays.
Under Tariff No. 23A only licensed steamship agents may apply for berthing space. The arrival, transits and departure of all vessels are subject to the requirements and restrictions of the Palm Beach Harbor Pilots Association.
Any agent desiring a berth at the Port Facilities shall as far in advance as possible, but not less than 72 hours prior to the time of docking, make application to the Harbormaster for a berth assignment.
Agent must provide a firm 24-hour estimated time of arrival for all vessels allowed to enter the Port. All berth requests will include a vessel security certificate number or copy and current operating MARSEC level. Vessel will verify berth location and time of arrival or departure prior to any vessel movement. This verification process will take place between the Harbormaster or designee and Pilot or Vessel Captain.
Any vessel which does not conform with the 72-hour berth application or 24-hour firm estimated time of arrival and conflicts with berth assignments previously made may be ordered to leave, shall be subject to a $1,000.00 fine, and reported to Captain of the Port – U.S. Coast Guard.
More information available in the Port’s Tariff.