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New Cargo Business Lands at Port Canaveral

Yara North America, a leading crop nutrition solutions provider, has launched an expansion of its southeast U.S. distribution of premium crop nutrition products from Port Canaveral in partnership with Ambassador Services International. "This is solid cargo business for our Port and a great business win for our partners at Ambassador," said Port CEO Capt. John Murray. "Our central east coast of Florida location and ASI's recent expansion at our Port ... [+]

Port Canaveral Awarded Federal Grant for Port Security Upgrades

The Canaveral Port Authority has been awarded $908,015 in federal funding by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Port Security Grant Program (PSGP). The grant will be augmented by a 25 percent Port match for a $1.2 million project to improve Port Canaveral's ... [+]

Port Canaveral Releases Plan for Manned Launch Viewing

Port Canaveral released its plan for public access to the Port for viewing the scheduled May 27 liftoff of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon, the first crewed mission launched from the U.S. since 2011. The launch is currently scheduled for Wednesday, May 27th at 4:33 p.m. from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy ... [+]

New Study Shows Port Canaveral Significantly Contributes to Florida’s Overall Economy

The economic impact of Port Canaveral operations was revealed today in the results of a new economic impact study released at the Canaveral Port Authority's Board of Commissioners meeting. The Port's total economic contribution throughout Florida equaled $3.9 billion in output, 32,650 jobs and $1.3 billion in wage income. According to ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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