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Canaveral Port Authority to Waives Fees

The Canaveral Port Authority reports that it will waive the standard application fee for businesses located in Brevard County seeking to establish a designated usage driven site within Port Canaveral's Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) #136. The fee waiver is effective January 14 and will be available to applicants through Dec. 31, 2021. Port Canaveral is the grantee for FTZ #136, which encompasses all of Brevard County. Brevard County companies ... [+]

Canaveral Port Authority to Waive Fee for Companies Seeking to Operate in FTZ #136

The Canaveral Port Authority announced it will waive the standard application fee for businesses located in Brevard County seeking to establish a designated usage driven site within Port Canaveral’s Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) #136. The fee waiver is effective immediately and will be available to applicants through December 31, ... [+]

Canaveral Port Authority Named Port Authority of Year

Port Canaveral has received the U.S. Coast Guard's 2020 Rear Admiral Richard E. Bennis Award for maritime security excellence The Port received notification of the award from Admiral Karl L. Schultz, the Commandant of the United States Coast Guard. Port Canaveral was selected as the national Port Authority recipient "for ... [+]

Canaveral Port Authority Launches RO/RO Division

The official grand opening of the Port Canaveral vehicle processing facility on March 5 was marked with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and the arrival of 730 new vehicles aboard the massive 653-foot-long vessel Wisteria Ace, the first vehicle carrier to call at the Port's facility. The new automobiles were discharged at ... [+]

Port Canaveral Awarded $1.5M in State Funding

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. Port Canaveral’s Marine Firefighting Rescue Vessel (MFRV) will be purpose built to offer ... [+]

Canaveral Port Authority Appoints Chief Financial Officer

Canaveral Port Authority has named Michael B. Poole as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Port Canaveral, effective May 11, 2018. 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. "Sound fiscal policy and well-defined financial ... [+]

Port Canaveral Awarded $1M Grant for Security Projects

The Canaveral Port Authority has been awarded $1 million in federal funding to bolster Port security programs and critical infrastructure.  Port Canaveral is one of 33 US ports to have been awarded direct grants by FEMA for FY'17 which will be used for direct support of maritime security risk mitigation. "Port ... [+]

New CEO for Canaveral Port Authority

Canaveral Port Authority Commissioners have unanimously selected shipping line executive Capt. John W. Murray as the next CEO of Port Canaveral. Murray currently is the President and CEO of Hapag-Lloyd USA, LLC, a leading global liner shipping company in Tampa that operates about 150 modern container ships and transports more than ... [+]

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