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  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Canaveral Port Authority (CPA) has been awarded a $14.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Port Infrastructure Development Program to modernize and expand Port Canaveral’s North Cargo Berth 3. “This is the largest federal grant ever awarded to Port Canaveral, and we thank Secretary Chao for her commitment to us,” Port CEO […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging Company’s dredge Charleston is continuing its work on the Canaveral Harbor Federal Sand Bypass Project, pumping the sand from the north of the harbor channel to the beaches south of the channel. The project, the largest sand bypass scheme in the port area in more than two decades, will dredge approx. 1,340,000 cubic yards […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The largest sand bypass project in the Port Canaveral area, Florida, in more than two decades is moving forward.  According to the latest project update, the sand placement began at about 1/3’rd mile south of the Canaveral Harbor south jetty and is proceeding northward to Jetty Park. Toward the end of December, sand placement will […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The largest sand bypass project in the Florida’s Port Canaveral area in more than two decades is set to get underway this week.  The five-month effort will move approximately 1.34 million cubic yards of sand to replenish 3.5 miles of beach south of Port Canaveral. The Canaveral Harbor Federal Sand Bypass Project (Phase V) will […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port Canaveral recently began construction works on a new $150 million Cruise Terminal 3, the largest single project in the history of the port. According to the release, demolition of the port’s oldest cruise terminal started yesterday to make way for a new state-of-the-art terminal with upgraded berth. Deconstruction of the existing Cruise Terminal 3 (CT-3) facility […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A new multi-purpose cargo berth at Port Canaveral was given the green light at the Port Authority Board of Commissioners meeting this week. Commissioners voted unanimously to move forward with building a new North Cargo Berth 8 (NCB8) to accommodate a growing cargo portfolio that includes commercial spacecraft components, reported the Port. The landside and […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Canaveral has completed the deepening of the West Turning Basin, which now allows deeper draft access to the port’s container cargo facility operated by GT USA at North Cargo Berth 5 and 6. The 6-month project, worth $7.5 million, deepened the West Turning Basin to the authorized depth of -43 feet plus 2 feet additional […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating a weekend incident that caused pier damage and scattered concrete debris in the Port Canaveral harbor on Sunday. No injuries occurred and cleanup continued on Tuesday. The Port Canaveral harbor is undergoing widening and deepening to accommodate larger cruise and cargo ships. A bollard structure south of North Cargo […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Canaveral has signed a 35-year agreement with GT USA, the US-business of privately-owned international port operator Gulftainer, to operate and further develop its container and multipurpose cargo terminal. The terminal, set to commence operations in the last quarter of 2014, positions Port Canaveral as the most economical and convenient ocean gateway for containerized cargo […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Canaveral serves the region, the customers and constituencies by facilitating domestic and international Maritime commerce, creating positive regional economic impact while maintaining transparency, effective planning and sound fiscal management practices. Cargo activity at Port Canaveral is expected to increase significantly with the continued growth of the 2.8 million-barrel Seaport Canaveral fuel tank farm and […]

  • 3 June 2014

    Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law a major overhaul of the Port’s 60-year-old charter, which resulted from a nine-month community review and input process and received bi-partisan legislative support. It is the first complete review and analysis of charter revisions in the Port’s history. “The Charter revisions set the stage for the Port’s governance […]

  • 24 March 2014

    The long-awaited widening and deepening of Canaveral Harbor to allow larger ships greater safety margins for sailing in and out of Port Canaveral is scheduled to begin next month with completion in November 2014. The $35 million project to widen Port Canaveral’s 400-feet wide harbor by 100 feet and deepen the entrance by two feet […]

  • 19 November 2013

    Coda Octopus Group, Inc., recently delivered an Underwater Inspection System (UIS(TM)) to Port Canaveral. The UIS(TM) is an integrated real time 3D sonar system for underwater inspection applications including port and harbor construction, maintenance, port expansion, maritime security, and route clearance surveys. The all-in-one system is comprised of the Echoscope® real time 3D sonar, a […]

  • 14 August 2012

    Port Canaveral will get $24.4 million in state funding to complete its harbor widening and deepening project to accommodate larger cruise and cargo ships. The money from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will allow the project to be completed four years earlier than possible through the federal process. “Port Canaveral is a key component […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Winter Park republican John Mica says building a rail connection to Port Canaveral would enhance the port as a center for commerce and tourism, reports wmfe.org. After, the President names JAXPORT Projects to priority list, John Mica hopes that the Port Canaveral could be next. Port development would greatly contribute to economic development. “Bringing rail […]

  • 27 May 2011

    SkanskaUSA Building Inc. on Wednesday was selected — for a second time — to be the general contractor on the $23.5 million project to buil… BY WAYNE T. PRICE (floridatoday) [mappress] Source: floridatoday, May 27, 2011

  • 29 April 2011

    Hundreds, maybe even thousands of jobs are coming to Brevard County. (wftv) [mappress] Source: wftv, April 29, 2011

  • 20 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Canaveral Port Authority has engaged its long-time partner CH2M to design a new terminal which will support the port’s cruise business, currently accounting for 80 percent of the revenue. The new terminal will join the port’s Cruise Terminal One, also designed by CH2M. In addition to leading design of the proposed 1,400-foot-long terminal berth, CH2M […]

  • 25 June 2013

    With the start this fall of the widening and deepening of the three-and-one-half-mile channel, Port Canaveral also is pursuing the development of an inland port near the north end of Brevard County, which has lost thousands of space-related jobs and is suffering the economic repercussions. “An inland port will create a commerce hub and expand […]

  • 2 February 2012

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, yesterday announced a contract award of approximately $12 million. Orion Marine Group was recently awarded a berth construction contract for the Canaveral Port Authority in Florida. Work consists of the construction of two ship docks and dredging at the site to […]

  • 23 August 2011

    Canaveral Port Authority will celebrate the start of construction of a new $60 million cruise terminal project at Port Canaveral with an inv… (travelpulse) [mappress] Source: travelpulse, August 23, 2011;

  • 21 April 2011

    The Canaver Port Authority on Wednesday approved two major construction projects valued at more than $60 million that are expected to… BY WAYNE T. PRICE (floridatoday) [mappress] Source: floridatoday, April 21, 2011  

  • 19 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canaveral Harbor maintenance dredging project wrapped up at the end of July, three months ahead of schedule, reports the Army Corps’ Jacksonville District. During the project, Norfolk Dredging Company deployed two clamshell dredges to remove the sediment from the outer federal channel and the Trident Turning Basin. According to USACE, over the course of […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging work is moving forward at Canaveral Harbor, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District reported yesterday.  The project kicked off last month when the clamshell dredger Atlantic started dredging operations in the outer federal channel, said USACE. The clamshell dredger Virginian, also owned by Norfolk Dredging Company, recently joined the project and […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Bill Posey praised the soon-to-be-completed Canaveral Harbor Sand Bypass Project (Phase 5) as a unified effort that keeps the region’s economic engine running while restoring 3.5 miles of shoreline south of Canaveral Inlet to the pre-inlet levels of the early 1950s. Ealier this week, Canaveral Port Authority Commission Chairman Micah Loyd led a […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Florida Senator Rick Scott visited JAXPORT earlier this week to highlight his Fighting for Florida budget agenda, which includes more a more than $140 million investment for Florida Ports. Senator Scott also toured Port Tampa Bay, Port Canaveral, Port Panama City and PortMiami throughout the week to highlight his commitment to fighting for the continued success of Florida’s […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk Dredging Company’s dredge Charleston is making great progress on the Canaveral Harbor Federal Sand Bypass Project. Approximately 1.3 million cubic yards of beach compatible sand is being dredged from the Sand Bypass Dredging Area on the north side of Canaveral Harbor channel. The sand is transported to the beach placement area south of the channel […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

     An $18 million project to restore sand to 3.5 miles of beaches, from Port Canaveral’s Jetty Park to south of Cocoa Beach Pier, is moving forward.  Dredging and beach fill works, conducted by Norfolk Dredging, resumed on December 30 and will continue mostly uninterrupted through April, excepting rough seas and equipment maintenance. Beach fill placement […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk Dredging Co., a Chesapeake, VA based provider of hydraulic and clamshell dredging services, has won an $18 million contract for removal of beach-compatible sand from a sand bypass dredging area north of the Canaveral Harbor Inlet, Florida.  The project will also include the transport of dredged material to a designated beach placement site south […]