Category: Canaveral Port Authority

Canaveral Port Authority To Provide Boat Trailer Parking During Red Snapper Season in July

The Canaveral Port Authority is expecting boat trailer parking at Port Canaveral will be in high demand during the 2019 Federal Atlantic Recreational Red Snapper Season – July 12-14 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) and July 19-20 (Friday and Saturday).

Port Canaveral Awarded $1.5 Million in State Funding for Marine Firefighting Rescue Vessel

The Canaveral Port Authority will receive $1.5 million in funding from the State of Florida to support the acquisition of a specialized fireboat to provide marine firefighting and rescue capabilities for Port Canaveral and the surrounding communities.

WATCH: Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal 3 Officially ‘Go For Launch’ as Officials Break Ground

At a space-themed ceremony today, the Canaveral Port Authority and longtime cruise partner Carnival Cruise Line officially broke ground for construction of Port Canaveral’s new Cruise Terminal 3 complex.

WATCH: Port Canaveral Awards $108.5 Million Contracts for New Cruise Terminal 3

At a special meeting on Tuesday, the Canaveral Port Authority Board of Commissioners unanimously approved awarding Merritt Island-based Ivey’s Construction Inc. a $78.98 million contract for the Port’s Cruise Terminal 3 project and a $29.53 million contract for the adjacent 1,800-vehicle parking garage.

WATCH: Mac McLouth Urges Port Canaveral Commission To Save Popular Beachfront Jetty Park Land

Mac McLouth, a Republican candidate for Canaveral Port Authority Commission District 5, explained the facts and history concerning 9.6 acres of land at Jetty Park owned by Brevard County which is under negotiation for purchase by the port.

Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Protects Area’s Most Valuable Tourism Destination

IN 2014 THE BREVARD COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE took over law enforcement duties at the request of the Canaveral Port Authority. Service is part of the high degree of connection between the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and Port Canaveral, one of the world’s busiest cruise ports, with four million revenue cruise passengers per year and the most port-of-call ship visits of any Florida home port.

BUSINESS NEWSFLASH: Canaveral Port Authority Names Michael Poole as Chief Financial Officer

Canaveral Port Authority has named Michael B. Poole as Chief Financial Officer for Port Canaveral, effective May 11. A well-respected seaport industry executive, Poole brings to the Port 30 years experience in maritime transportation, municipal finance, public accounting, and financial and operating auditing.