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Port Canaveral Teams Up with Nonprofit Organization for Bahamas Relief




Steve Ewing, lower left, president and founder of Crossroads Alliance & Ministries, stands with Bahamian relief supplies. Canaveral Port Authority’s Titusville Logistics Center is one of two Port properties that will temporarily house supplies for The Bahamas that were donated to the Ocala-based nonprofit organization.  (Photo: Canaveral Port Authority)The Canaveral Port Authority has joined forces with Ocala, FL-based Crossroads Alliance & Ministries to aid in humanitarian relief efforts for the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas. Crossroads Alliance is expanding its relief response capabilities with nearly 60,000 square feet of warehouse and office space donated by the Port Authority to the non-profit organization.

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Port Canaveral commissioners approve $118 million budget, expect strong gains in cruise revenue

Port Canaveral (Aereal view, courtesy Canaveral Port Authority) Strong gains in Port Canaveral’s cruise business are expected to help boost the port’s overall revenue by 8.5% and profits by 13.1% for the budget year that begins Oct. 1. Port Canaveral commissioners on Wednesday unanimously approved a budget for fiscal 2019-20 that projects $118.31 million in revenue, including $89.79 million from cruise operations. That’s a 7.2% increase in the port’s cruise sector, compared with the current year’s budget. (eu.floridatoday.com)

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Disney Cruise Line’s new Port Canaveral terminal readies for construction




Work will start soon to prepare Port Canaveral’s Cruise Terminals 8 and 10 for some new Disney ships. That’s according to Bill Crowe, vice president of engineering, construction and facilities for Port Canaveral, who was one of several panelists at Orlando Business Journal’s Doing Business in Brevard County luncheon on Aug. 23. (bizjournals.com)

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Cruise ships return as Port Canaveral reopens after Hurricane Dorian



Cruise ships return as Port Canaveral reopens after Hurricane Dorian

Six cruise ships and thousands of passengers sailed into Port Canaveral Thursday, one day after the port reopened after Hurricane Dorian passed through the area. The Port Authority said ships had to extend their itineraries and stay out at sea because of Dorian and Port Canaveral being closed. (fox35orlando.com)

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Port Canaveral commissioners OK plan to cut cost of new cruise terminal by $4.5 million




Port Canaveral will be saving millions of dollars on the construction of its new cruise terminal through what officials call “value engineering.” Canaveral Port Authority commissioners this week unanimously approved a series of design changes in the Cruise Terminal 3 project that will rein in the cost of the terminal. (eu.floridatoday.com)

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Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal 3 Is ‘Go for Launch’; Port Authority and Carnival Cruise Line Executives Break Ground On $163M Complex




At a space-themed ceremony today, the Canaveral Port Authority and longtime cruise partner Carnival Cruise Line officially broke ground for construction of Port Canaveral’s new Cruise Terminal 3 complex.

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Port Canaveral documents label new cruise ship Disney Triton



Disney Cruise Line s rendering of its new generation of ships, with deliveries set for 2021, 2022 and 2023 (Courtesy Disney Cruise Line)Will Disney Cruise Line’s next ship be named Disney Triton? That’s the name documents on terminal construction at Port Canaveral are using. The name appears on a construction rendering while the words “Triton class” of ships also appears on part of the agenda for the Canaveral Port Authority commission meeting set for Wednesday. (orlandosentinel.com)

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Canaveral Port Authority Awards $108.5M Contracts for Construction of New Cruise Terminal 3 Project



At a special meeting on Tuesday, the Canaveral Port Authority Board of Commissioners unanimously approved awarding Merritt Island-based Ivey’s Construction Inc. a $78.98 million contract for the Port’s Cruise Terminal 3 project and a $29.53 million contract for the adjacent 1,800-vehicle parking garage.

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First Steel for Cruise Terminal 3 Waterside Construction Arrives at Port Canaveral




Waterside construction at Port Canaveral’s new state-of-the-art Cruise Terminal 3 is underway and a new 1,309-foot-long berth is about to take shape with the arrival of the first steel for the bulkhead wall. Intermarine LLC’s Ocean Globe, a 545-foot multi-purpose U.S.-flagged vessel, arrived at the Port this week to discharge 261 steel pipes ranging in length from 110.5 feet to 126 feet.

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Port Canaveral’s future: More cruise ships, more Disney and a new terminal

Port Canaveral (Aereal view, courtesy Canaveral Port Authority) Port Canaveral Chief Executive Officer John Murray breezed through more than 20 PowerPoint slides during his annual State of the Port Address earlier this month. But Murray says his “favorite slide in the whole presentation” is the first one he showed — the one that showed the record numbers for total revenue, operating revenue, cruise revenue, cargo revenue and cargo tonnage for the Florida port for the budget year that ended Sept. 30. (eu.usatoday.com)

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