Brendan Barry, a partner in the Fort Lauderdale office of Shutts & Bowen and a board member of the Port Everglades Association, recently published this article in the Daily Business Review on the questions that port-related businesses and their advisors should be asking in anticipation of the expanded canal.
According to the article, the canal expansion is less than five months away (the first ship is scheduled to pass in April 2016). This will directly affect tour operators, tug companies and environmental service companies as well as financial services as businesses prepare financially.
Read the full article here to learn more about how South Florida ports have handled previous expansions as well as questions to consider as a port-related business or advisor.
About Brendan Barry
Brendan Barry is a partner in the Ft. Lauderdale office of Shutts & Bowen LLP. As a member of the Board of Directors of the Port Everglades Association, Barry regularly consults port-related businesses and business owners in commercial matters.