Island Breeze International is taking over the Black Diamond gambling cruise ship at the Port of Palm Beach and expects to be sailing by Aug. 1.
The port commission approved a 10-year lease and day cruise operating agreement Thursday with the Bellmawr, N.J.-based company, port spokeswoman Julie Trieste said Tuesday. The company plans to rename the ship the Island Breeze, completely remodel it and install new gaming equipment. It has a capacity of 550 passengers.
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