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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Meet our New Employee

Port of Palm Beach Switchman Todd Scaife

 Todd Scaife is the newest rail and facilities employee at the Port of Palm Beach. As a switchman he assists in switching rail cars from the Florida East Coast rail site onto the Port of Palm Beach. Scaife is also responsible for the maintenance ...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line now offering Cruise & Stay package

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Port receives reward for investing in safety equipment

Port Executive Director accepting saftey equipment reward check

On Friday, August 9, 2019, the Port of Palm Beach received a $2,740 check reward for purchasing safety equipment including personal flotation devices, eye wash stations, medical kits and some other safety items.

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Meet our New Employee

Michael Ruiz, Port of Palm Beach Switchman

We are pleased to welcome Michael Ruiz to the Port of Palm Beach. He is one of our newest rail and maintenance employees. As a switchman, he assists in switching rail cars from the Florida East Coast rail site onto the Port of Palm Beach. Ruiz is also res...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Local kids visit the Port of Palm Beach

Campers with Rising Stars Athletics on cruise ship

Summer fun at the Port of Palm Beach! Last Thursday some local kids got to visit the port where the Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line Grand Celebration was docked. For many of the kids, it was their first time aboard a cruise ship.

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

The Port of Palm Beach names new Public Information Officer

Yaremi Farinas

The Port of Palm Beach welcomes Yaremi Farinas to the team. Farinas will be the Port’s Public Information Officer and Communications Specialist.

She comes to the Port of Palm Beach with more than seven years of experience in television news. The former bro...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Materials Analysis and Testing (April 2019)

Material Testing Analysis Image

The data and other information contained in this report, as well as any accompanying documents, represent only the samples analyzed. They arereported upon the condition that they are not to be reproduced wholly or in part for advertising or other purposes...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Ports Day - April 5, 2019

Ports Day 2019

In partnership with the Association of Canadian Port Authorities and the Latin American Association of Ports and Terminals, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) unites seaports in the common goal of creating prosperity throughout the Wester...

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

2019 a Year of Fun, Adventure and Freedom with Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line

CRUISE ON BPCL GRAND CELEBRATION

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line (BPCL), the only provider of daily, two-night cruises from the Port of Palm Beach to Grand Bahama Island, is offering a collection of new activities, packages and promotions for anyone looking to escape their daily routines an...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Manuel Almira featured in SFBJ Power Leaders 250

Manuel Almira, Executive Director

The Port of Palm Beach's Executive Director Manuel Almira was named one of 250 Power Leaders for 2019 by the South Florida Business Journal on February 1, 2019. The Power Leaders list has become an invaluable resource for readers reflecting the "who'...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

New Appointments on the Port's Board of Commissioners

BOARD MEETING JAN 8 2019

The Port of Palm Beach District’s Board of Commissioners welcomed new Commissioner Joseph D. Anderson, during a ceremony held at the Port’s Cruise Terminal on January 8, 2019.

Katherine M. Waldron is the new Chair of the Port of Palm Beach District’s Board...

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

Berth 17 Debuts with Arrival of Duke of Topsail

Duke of Topsail at Berth 17

On Monday morning, November 26, 2018, the Port of Palm Beach celebrated the first use of Berth 17 by the Duke of Topsail in a ribbon cutting ceremony. 

Attendees at the ceremony included the Chair of the Board of Commissioners, Dr. Jean L. Enright...

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

BPCL Kicks Off 2019 with Triple Play Promotion

Family on Beach at Grand Bahama Island

January is one of the most popular months to book a cruise and Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line (BPCL) is kicking off the new year with an irresistible value proposition. Guests can now make bookings on both Grand Classica and Grand Celebration sailings while...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Tropical Shipping Welcomes New Vessel, Tropic Freedom

Tropic Freedom

Congratulations, Tropical Shipping! Join us in welcoming the Tropic Freedom, a Mini Express Class vessel custom-built at Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard in China. The vessel holds 300 TEUs (20-foot containers) and serves shallow draft ports in the Caribbean i...

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Grand Celebration Returns on December 21, Offers "Sail Away Your Way" Promotion

BPCL Grand Celebration

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line (BPCL) is pleased to announce that Grand Celebration will return to her homeport, the Port of Palm Beach, and resume a two-night sailing schedule beginning on Friday, December 21. Grand Celebration was chartered for the past t...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Former Port Commissioner George E. Mastics, Esq. Passed Away on Wednesday

George E. Mastics, Esq.

Early Wednesday morning, George Edward Mastics, Esq. passed away at his home in Palm Beach, Florida, surrounded by family. Elected in 1996, Mastics served as a Commissioner of the Port of Palm Beach for 20 years, with six of those years as Chairman of the...

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Foreign-Trade Zone #135 Reorganized Under Alternative Site Framework

Port of Palm Beach Aerial

On September 6, 2018, the U.S. Department of Commerce approved the Port’s application to reorganize Foreign-Trade Zone #135 under the Alternative Site Framework (ASF). ASF is an optional framework for organizing and designating sites that allows...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Grand Celebration Chartered to Assist Communities Impacted by Gas Incident

BPCL

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line has chartered the Grand Celebration to assist with restoration of service to communities impacted by the Massachusetts gas incident. The ship will be traveling to Boston on October 1, 2018 to provide housing, if needed, for pe...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

All of us at the Port of Palm Beach join in wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving! Please note: our administrative offices are closed on November 22 and 23, and will re-open on Monday, November 26 at 8:30 am.

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Financial Reports for August 2018

Financial Reports

The Port of Palm Beach's Financial Reports for August 2018 are now posted in the Monthly Financials section of the website.

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

The Palm Beaches Selected as One of Forbes Travel Guide's Top 18 Destinations of 2018

Discover The Palm Beaches

While Elon Musk is hard at work trying to make Mars the next travel frontier, other places in this orbit demand a visit right now. Palm Beach County, made up of 39 cities and towns, draws you in with 47 miles of sand.

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

Rail Improvements Project Begins in April

Port of Palm Beach Railroad

Beginning in April, the Port's railroad tracks will undergo improvements in order to increase the efficiency of cargo transport and handling. Port operations will not be affected at any time by the construction, which will occur at night and during the Po...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Annual Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2017

Financial Reports

The Port of Palm Beach's Audited Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year that ended September 30, 2017 is now posted in the Financial Reports section of the website.

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

New cruise ship sets sail to Bahamas out of Port of Palm Beach

BPCL Grand Classica

Palm Beach County leaders on Friday heralded the arrival of Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line’s newest ship at the Port of Palm Beach. The Grand Classica joins its sister ship, the Grand Celebration, in offering daily cruises to Freeport, Grand Bahama Island.

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

Palm Beach’s Northern Shore Thickened with Free Inlet Sand

Town of Palm Beach

About 235,000 cubic yards was dredged from the entrance channel, the Port of Palm Beach turning basins in the Lake Worth Lagoon and sand-settling basins north of the inlet.

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line Unveils Grand Classica Details

BPCL

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line (BPCL), the only Line with a two-night cruise departing year-round from the Port of Palm Beach, announced today that Grand Classica, its new ship joining Grand Celebration, will begin sailing on April 13, 2018. Reservations fo...

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Grand Celebration Sets Sail With New Enhancements, Second Ship Named

BPCL Grand Classica

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line, the only Line with a two-night cruise departing year-round from the Port of Palm Beach, announced today that Grand Celebration will set sail with several new guest-focused enhancements, including a new adult-only area, a revi...

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