Port Canaveral Chief Executive Officer John Murray delivered the 2019 “State of the Port” address at Cruise Terminal 10 on Wednesday that highlighted the port’s impressive statewide $3.9 billion economic impact, 4.6 million multi-day passenger movements and initiatives to improve the health of the local ecosystems.
Carnival Cruise Line, Disney Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean International, which offer cruises from Port Canaveral, won honors in Porthole Cruise Magazine’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards. Readers of the monthly magazine picked the very best ships, amenities and destinations.
A Bahamas relief shipment is being loaded onto the Glory, a barge owned and operated by Shawna Downs and her husband James and their three children, ages Baylee 13, Lily 8 and Tucker 6.
British cruise line Marella Cruises has chosen Port Canaveral for its first cruise homeport in the United States.
Royal Caribbean International’s Mariner of the Seas at Port Canaveral is among the select Royal Caribbean cruise ships offering expanded high-definition sports coverage.
Five cruise ships visit Port Canaveral on Monday: Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Sun, Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Dream, Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Liberty, AIDA Cruises’ AIDAluna, and Royal Caribbean International’s Mariner of the Seas.
The Q-LNG 4000, the first articulated tug-barge in the U.S. built to deliver liquefied natural gas to ships and ports, recently launched from the docks of VT Halter Marine in Pascagoula, Miss.
Due to stormwater pipe installation at the Cruise Terminal 3 construction site, traffic will be detoured temporarily from the northbound and southbound lanes of George King Boulevard starting Thursday, October 10.
Port Canaveral-based Carnival Elation will be the second Carnival Cruise Line cruise ship to berth at Freeport, Grand Bahama, on Sunday, Oct. 13, as the cruise line resumes regular calls to Grand Bahama for the first time since Hurricane Dorian ravaged parts of The Bahamas, Carnival announced Wednesday.
United Launch Alliance ‘s newly renamed R/S RocketShip sails into Port Canaveral to deliver an Atlas V first stage and a Centaur upper stage for the upcoming AFSPC-7 mission.
The Canaveral Port Authority has joined forces with Ocala, Florida-based Crossroads Alliance & Ministries to aid in humanitarian relief efforts for the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas.
Disney Cruise Line will continue its popular Eastern and Western Caribbean and Bahamas cruises from Port Canaveral from January through May 2021, the cruise line announced Thursday, Sept. 26.
The Canaveral Port Authority received $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.
The replenishment vessel United States Naval Ship Sacagawea was berthed last week at Port Canaveral’s Poseidon Wharf. The second Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo/ammunition ship and the third vessel in the Navy to bear the name, the 689-foot-long Sacagawea has a crew of 125 civilians and up to 49 U.S. Navy personnel.
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)