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.
The Canaveral Port Authority’s upcoming meeting agenda revealed what appears to be the project name or class for the three new Disney Cruise Line ships that will set sail starting in 2021, according to wdwinfo.com.
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.
The Canaveral Port Authority’s planned issuance of a series of bonds for approximately $75 million in proceeds has been reviewed and assigned favorable ratings by two nationally recognized statistical rating organizations.
The Canaveral Port Authority joined in a global observance of World Maritime Day on Thursday that focused on the importance of shipping safety, maritime security and the marine environment.
Vehicle imports and exports at Port Canaveral revved up this week with the arrival and departure of the post-Panamax (PPX) shipping vessel Höegh Trotter and another RO/RO vessel, the NYK Auriga Leader.
Former Port Canaveral Director/CEO Charles Rowland has endorsed Mac McLouth for the Port Canaveral Commission District 5 seat being contested during the 2018 election.
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.
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.
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.
The Canaveral Port Authority holds regularly scheduled meetings on the third Wednesday of each month, which is held in the Port Authority Commission Room at Port Canaveral and are open to the public.