The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which operates the Canaveral Lock at the Port, will conduct emergency dive operations at the Lock on Thursday, Sept. 19, to inspect and repair the underwater manatee fencing barrier on the sector gates.
Port Canaveral officials are crediting close coordination between its partners and outside agencies for a quick turnaround that had the Port at full operation less than 24 hours after destructive Hurricane Dorian skirted Florida’s Space Coast.
SPACE COAST DAILY TV: Check out the above drone footage as six cruise ships arrive at busy Port Canaveral on Thursday. The Port, which reopened on Wednesday after Hurricane Dorian headed north, welcomed a half-dozen cruise ships that had remained at sea to wait out the destructive hurricane. (Port Canaveral image)
The U.S. Coast Guard has opened Port Canaveral’s waterways with restrictions and expects six cruise ships to arrive at Port Canaveral Thursday morning.
Port Canaveral is now open for vehicle and pedestrian traffic and port personnel are in the process of assessing buildings and roadways for damage and safety issues.
U.S. Coast Guard personnel, including those at Port Canaveral, are preparing assets for Hurricane Dorian throughout Florida in order to respond as needed. In addition, crews from U.S. Coast Guard Stations Mayport and Ponce De Leon Inlet relocated response boats to a safe haven as part of preparation efforts to Hurricane Dorian. (U.S. Coast Guard image)
Effective at 8 a.m. Monday, Hurricane Condition ZULU is now set in the Port of Canaveral. No vessel, regardless of size or service, will be allowed to transit through the port, and all commercial vessels over 500 gross tons are prohibited from remaining in the port.
Due to Tropical Storm Dorian, and the threat of a Hurricane Dorian, Royal Caribbean has adjusted the itinerary of Port Canaval homeported Harmony of the Seas, one of the largest cruise ships in the world, that set sail Monday on a 7-day cruise of the Caribbean.
Stricken passenger thanks Port Canaveral Employees and Good Samaritans who saved his life. Peter Rego, 72, the man whose life was saved by good Samaritans and the teamwork of 3 Port Canaveral employees, tells his story and gives thanks his rescuers. Rego, a Bermuda native, was discharged from Health First’s Cape Canaveral Hospital with his wife Sandy Lopes and daughter Kathy Longworth by his side.
Republican state Rep. Tyler Sirois held a press conference on Thursday at Kelly Park on Merritt Island to announce his office notified the Canaveral Port Authority of his intent to file legislation that will add to the port’s charter a section on environmental impact.
Port Canaveral is giving local students the opportunity to become young ambassadors for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year.
A Dr. Seuss book reading for 100 kids from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida will be held Monday, July 15 aboard the Carnival Liberty at Port Canaveral as part of Dr. Seuss Summer Word Challenge to promote literacy.
Port Canaveral has received Green Marine certification a second time for advancing environmental excellence in maritime transportation and demonstrating “green” corporate leadership.
Busy day with 5 homeported ships. Watch them depart one after the other, with a quick passing storm in the middle.
Port Canaveral was named this week “Best Cruise Port” by Global Traveler magazine and presented with a 2019 Leisure Lifestyle Award. Global Traveler conducted a survey of its readers from October 2018 to January 2019, where readers were asked to vote for their favorite cruise port, and Port Canaveral nabbed the top spot.
Port Canaveral was the host to six cruise ships on Memorial Day, including Royal Caribbean International’s Mariner of the Seas, Disney Cruise Line’s Dream, Carnival Cruise Line’s Liberty and Elation, and Norwegian Cruise Line’s Sun and Dawn.
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.