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December 11, 2018

Press Release

Port Everglades Signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Honduras National Port Authority

| 12/3/2018

BROWARD COUNTY, FL – Broward County’s Port Everglades has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Honduras National Port Authority (Empresa Nacional Portuaria de Honduras), as part of its Sister Seaport Program. Honduras is the Port’s largest trading partner by volume, number one in total TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units). Port Everglades ranked as the number one port in the United States for trade with Honduras, among the 450-plus U.S. ports and airports, with over $2.12 billion worth of goods moving through the port.

The MOU outlines joint initiatives the two parties may undertake and states that it is within “their mutual interest to establish an alliance of cooperation aimed at facilitating international trade and generating new business by promoting the all-water routes between” Port Everglades and Honduran seaports.
Key joint initiatives will include:

  • Marketing activities
  • Market studies
  • Modernization and improvements
  • Training

Steven M. Cernak, Port Everglades Chief Executive and Port Director, and Gerardo Martinez, General Manager for the Honduras National Port Authority, cosigned the documents. Following the signing, Port Everglades Business Development Manager Robert Barcelo and representatives from the Honduras National Port Authority discussed opportunities for information sharing.

About Port Everglades
As one of Florida’s leading economic powerhouses, Broward County’s Port Everglades is the gateway for international trade and cruise vacations. Consistently ranked among the top three busiest cruise ports in the world, Port Everglades is also one of the nation’s leading container ports and South Florida’s main seaport for receiving petroleum products including gasoline, jet fuel and alternative fuels. For more information on Port Everglades, visit or e-mail

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