Once upon a time, in 1982, Port Canaveral had a three-person attorney selection committee that vetted multiple attorneys and firms in the Port District. The commissioners heard the recommendations of the committee and selected the recommended firm.
The Canaveral Port Authority and Disney Cruise Line have reached a new 20-year agreement to expand operations and make Port Canaveral home for two of Disney Cruise Line’s three new ships.
Junkanoo Island Kitchen and Rum Bar at Port Canaveral will conduct a grand opening on Thursday, May 9 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Excitement and anticipation are high at Port Canaveral as the port prepares to welcome two new homeported ships. On Monday, May 6, Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas, above, the second largest cruise ship in the world, and Mariner of the Seas, fresh from a multi-million dollar upgrade, will set sail from Port Canaveral.
A recent aerial photo of the shoreline near Cocoa Beach Pier shows how much wider the beach has become as the federally funded Canaveral Harbor Sand Bypass Project has made its way south from Jetty Park to just south of the pier since December.
Port Canaveral is the second busiest cruise ports in the world with more than 4.5 million cruise passengers passing through during 2018.
SpaceX successfully landed the center core of its Falcon Heavy rocket on a drone ship last week, but the vehicle accidentally fell into the ocean while in transit to the Florida coast. The company blamed the loss on choppy seas.
Norwegian Cruise Line’s Sun returned to Port Canaveral Friday for a second season of popular cruises from the Port to Cuba, as well as excursions to the Bahamas.
If you are planning to head out to Port Canaveral to watch Tuesday’s SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch, make sure to read this special announcement containing some important information about launch viewing parking at Port Canaveral.
The SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch is currently scheduled for Wednesday, April 10, with a window of 6:35 p.m. through 8:35 p.m. Watching the launch from Port Canaveral is very popular and many thousands of people have enjoyed spectacular views from the Port.
A full-scale, working replica of the Santa Maria, the largest of three ships that Christopher Columbus led on his historic voyage to the Caribbean in 1492, made an emergency stop Wednesday morning at Port Canaveral, apparently due to rough weather.
Looking for a summer internship? Port Canaveral has open positions for paid graphic design, civil engineering and maritime academy student interns.
During a Tuesday morning stop at Port Canaveral, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) pledged to ensure that this year’s Congressional budget would include more than $140 million for port projects throughout Florida.
After scoring approval to buy 746 acres of land on the island of Eleuthera, known for its pink sand beaches and surf, Disney Cruise Line this week completed the purchase, setting the stage for a second Disney private destination in the Bahamas.
SpaceX’s rocket nose cone-catching vessel Mr. Steven has arrived on the Space Coast Monday and is berthed at Port Canaveral’s north side after a 5,000-nautical-mile voyage from the Port of Los Angeles.
In mid-January, a new mobile harbor crane arrived at Port Canaveral and earlier this past week became one step closer to operation as it was rolled to a new location at North Cargo Berth 5.
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.
Canaveral Port Authority Commission Chairman Micah Loyd, CPA Chief Financial Officer Michael B. Poole, Commission Secretary/Treasurer Bob Harvey and Port CEO Capt. John Murray signed documents on Thursday authorizing the issuance of bonds up to $117 million to provide financing for Port Canaveral’s Cruise Terminal 3 project.
The Sea Turtle Preservation Society transported an ailing green sea turtle to Brevard Zoo on Friday morning after it was found nearly motionless in the waters near the construction site of Port Canaveral’s new Cruise Terminal 3.
The 2018 Building Florida’s Future – A Vision on Transportation, Infrastructure & Economic Development will be hosted December 5 – 6 by Port Canaveral and presented by Associated Industries of Florida.