Robert Barcelo was appointed Business (Cargo) Development Manager for Port Everglades on June 9, 2014. He brings diverse ocean carrier knowledge to his endeavor of further developing business thru Port Everglades.
Port Everglades enjoys the benefits of generating revenues of more than $161.7 million in FY2017. As well as, a distinction of being top container port in Florida. During (FY) 2017, the port logged 1987 vessel calls and moved 1,076 million TEUS.
Barcelo most recently served as Commercial Manager for Isabella Shipping. He’s held similar commercial and operational managerial positions with various South Florida regional and multi-national carriers.
Originally from Habana, Cuba, Robert immigrated to the US along with his family in 1969; he’s been a South Florida dweller since.
Robert is an avid basketball and baseball fan and, enjoys catching games with his sons and family. He’s kept his musical roots alive, and can be seen playing live with his band, 4 On The Floor, throughout many of South Florida’s top live music venues.
Barcelo has an Associated Degree in Business Management from Miami-Dade College. He is currently an active participant with various organizations involved in South Florida’s International / Domestic transportation and logistics community.