A Port Canaveral harbor pilot and a Brevard County marine unit saved a couple of jet skiers on spring break from a nearly tragic situation late Saturday afternoon.
Two young women from Princeton, West Virginia were enjoying their spring break in Port Canaveral when their vacation nearly turned to a catastrophe. Continue reading
The Majesty of the Seas remains docked at Port Canaveral after Coast Guard inspectors find out ‘multiple’ safety issues on board the ship.
The issues were discovered Monday during a routine annual safety inspection aboard the Royal Caribbean cruise ship, Coast Guard spokesman Ryan Dickinson said. He added the delay had to do with the life-saving equipment aboard the ship, not the engine. Continue reading
Two of the world’s largest cruise ships have arrived at their new homeport, Port Canaveral.
Norwegian Cruise Line’s massive Norwegian Epic with a capacity of 4,100 people joined another behemoth, the 5,400-passenger mega-cruise ship Oasis of the Seas over the weekend. Oasis had just started its first sailings from Port Canaveral. The ship arrived at the port a week earlier.
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Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas will relocate to its new home at Port Canaveral.
Royal Caribbean’s 225,000-ton Oasis of the Seas, flag ship of the world’s largest class of cruise vessels, will sail into Port Canaveral on Saturday, November 5, and will berth at Cruise Terminal 1 for the winter 2016-2017 cruise season. Continue reading
After more than $5 billion and almost a decade of construction, the long-delayed Panama expansion opened amid cheering crowds on Sunday.
At 8 a.m. on Sunday morning, the first official voyage through the newly expanded waterway was completed by a Chinese ship bearing 9,472 containers and named Cosco Shipping Panama. The mammoth set sail from the Greek port of Piraeus and two weeks later entered one of the new locks, on its way to the man-made Gatun Lake and the Pacific Ocean. Continue reading