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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Maintenance dredging scheduled for January 2022

Beach replenishment

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded a $5,911,728 contract to Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co., LLC, of Quincy, Massachusetts, for maintenance dredging of Palm Beach Harbor, Florida.  The project, undertak...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

We Are Hiring!

Facilities worker working rail

Port of Palm Beach is looking for a Security Officer and a Facilities Worker/ Railroad Switch Operator to join our team.

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

October's Regular Board of Commissioners Meeting date change

Commission meeting graphic

The regularly scheduled Board of Commissioners meeting on Thursday, October 21, 2021 has been changed. The meeting will now be held on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 4:00 PM in the Board Room on the 6th Floor of the Maritime Office Complex. 

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

State representative presents Commissioners with copy of new Port charter

Commissioners and Representative Willhite

Port of Palm Beach Commissioners publicly thanked State Representative Matt Willhite for his assistance with changing the Port charter. Rep. Willhite attended the September Board Meeting where he presented the board with a copy of HB 915 signed by Governo...

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line takes spooky season to the seas

BPCL Halloween Sea Nights

 PORT OF PALM BEACH, Fla. – (September 21, 2021) – Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line, the only provider of two-night cruises to Grand Bahama Island, announced a limited-time offer, “Halloween Sea Nights,” giving...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Employee Celebrations

September Birthdays  Anniversaries Poster

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

Happy Birthday to the following employees:

Security Officer, Michael Bennett - September 5

Security Officer, Stephanie King- September 8

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

Port to handle more than 4,000 mitigation reefs modules

Mitigation modules stored at Port

The Port of Palm Beach is currently handling a recording breaking number of mitigation reefs modules, which are being constructed and deployed as part of the Broward County Government Segment II Beach Nourishment and Restoration project.

The modules are bu...
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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Port of Palm Beach receives award for rail safety

Rail crew

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 2020. 

Since its inception in 1995, the Jake Award progr...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers allocates more than $6.3 million for Lake Worth Inlet shoaling

Tropical Shipping, Peanut Island and inlet

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...

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Posted on: December 8, 2020

Executive Director named one of the top business leaders

Palm Beach 100 Manuel Almira

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 ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Check out our Tenant Spotlight

Glen, Tina and Joey Dias

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: October 20, 2020

Port officials discuss rail expansion with Congressman Brian Mast

Board Chairman Wayne Richards and Congressman Brian Mast

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...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Port awarded major federal grant for expansion of rail facility

Port of Palm Beach locomotive

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...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Smooth Sailing for Foreign Trade

Merchants Market warehouse photo


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...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Congressman Brian Mast shows support for Port of Palm Beach rail infrastructure

Congressman Brian Mast's Congressional Aide Jordan Séjour and Port Executive Director Manuel Almi

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...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Virtual presentation

Duke of Monarch, Grand Celebration and cargoyard

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...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Watch our new Tenant Spotlight

Sugar warehouse

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.

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