port-canaveral

Port Canaveral is First North American Call for New Aframax Tanker

Port Canaveral cargo operations reached another highpoint recently with the arrival of the Aframax tanker ProStar at North Cargo Berth 2 for its first delivery in North America to discharge 442,131 barrels of jet fuel at Seaport Canaveral. Built in 2018, the 820-foot-long, 144-foot-wide ProStar, with a crew of 23 and a summer dead weight tonnage of 115,000 tons, is the first Aframax vessel to visit the Port. “The ProStar’s arrival ... [+]

Port Canaveral Roadway Upgrades Underway

Work is underway at Port Canaveral for wider roads, improved traffic signals and a new “wayfinding” system around the Port to accommodate increased vehicle traffic generated by the Port’s operations growth. The roadway upgrades will improve traffic flow and promote traffic safety around the Port’s northside cruise terminals and growing ... [+]

New Mobile Harbor Crane Arrives at Port Canaveral

A new mobile harbor crane for Port Canaveral has arrived at the Port’s North Cargo Berth 5. The mammoth crane arrived early Friday morning aboard the heavy load carrier, Happy Dover. The 270-foot tall Liebherr LHM 600 – the largest mobile harbor crane in the United States – will be ... [+]

Port Canaveral Completes Upgrade of North Cargo Piers 1 and 2

Port Canaveral has completed, ahead of schedule, an eight-month modernization project to renovate its North Cargo Piers 1 and 2. The project is part of an overall infrastructure improvement plan to maximize usability of existing bulkhead space at the Port. Construction included new concrete decking, marine fenders, bollards and ... [+]

Port Canaveral welcomes post-Panamax vehicle carrier on 1st US voyage

A new class of post-Panamax (PPX) shipping vessel made its first visit to Port Canaveral, marking the second time this year a vehicle carrier megaship of this size has called on the Port. Launched in 2017, the MV DoningtonPPX roll-on/roll-off (Ro/Ro) vessel arrived at Port Canaveral as part of its inaugural ... [+]

Port Canaveral Welcomes Höegh Sydney with First Delivery of Vehicles from Asia

Port Canaveral staff were on hand to welcome the captain and crew of the Höegh Sydney roll-on/roll-off (RO/RO) vessel on her inaugural visit to the Port. The Sydney's arrival at Port Canaveral is the first U.S. port call for the vessel on a transit that originated in East Asia. The Höegh Autoliners vessel represents ... [+]

Port Canaveral Hosts Opening Ceremony for New Port Security Operations Center

Port Canaveral officially opened the doors to a new Port Security Operations Center on November 29.  Located on the Port's north side, the new facility is adjacent to Canaveral Fire Rescue Station 54 and the Port's Interagency Maritime Operations Center.  The recently opened facility houses the operations of the U.S. ... [+]

Port Canaveral Irma Update

Port Canaveral is continuing to make progress towards regaining full operational capability. U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) late September 12 (Tuesday) set Hurricane Condition Four in the Port and approved restricted commercial vessel transit through Port Canaveral. The Hurricane Condition Four remains in effect today for Port ... [+]

Port Canaveral Hits Cargo Milestone

In Port Canaveral tradition, staff recently boarded the MOL Mermaid Ace to welcome the captain and crew on her inaugural visit to the Port. The vessel is the thirteenth roll-on/roll-off (RO/RO) vessel to visit the port in recent months. Earlier this year, MOL began new carrier service to Port Canaveral ... [+]

Falcon 9 Rocket Booster Returns to Port Canaveral

Port Canaveral welcomed back a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket booster on June 29 after its successful June 23 launch and landing aboard the drone ship Of Course I Still Love You. This was the most challenging launch for the 229-foot-tall rocket to date. The first stage rocket soared to an altitude ... [+]

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