Port Canaveral’s First Inland Port Facility Breaks Ground in Titusville

800px-Long_Beach_container_port_2Flagler Global Logistics broke ground on a state-of-the-art 246,240-square-foot industrial facility at the Titusville Logistics Center.

The groundbreaking ceremony, marking the start of construction of the new facility, took place at the future site of the Titusville Logistics Center on Monday morning. The event was attended by local dignitaries, business and community leaders Port Canaveral CEO John Walsh, Canaveral Port Authority Chairman Jerry Allender and Continue reading

Port Canaveral to expand its cargo business by turning to cars

800px-Delta_Mariner_from_side_docked_at_Port_Canaveral_(08PD-3492)Port Canaveral plans to become an unidentified automaker’s major Southeast port of entry.

Plans to build a $75 million automotive import/export complex were approved by Port Canaveral commissioners last week, but only if the officials get a commitment from an automaker to use it. The automaker’s choice will be announced in late October or early November and it will start operating in May. Continue reading

A new cargo era for Port Canaveral

800px-Delta_Mariner_from_side_docked_at_Port_Canaveral_(08PD-3492)GT USA, an American company which is a subsidiary of Middle Eastern cargo company Gulftainer signed a 35-year agreement with Port Canaveral and agreed to invest $100 million in infrastructure, equipment and human resources. The company expects to hire almost 100% of its full-time employees from Florida.

Badr Jafar, Chairman of Gulftainer’s Executive Board and John E.Walsh, CEO of the Canaveral Port Authority, signed the agreement at a ceremony on June 24. Continue reading

Port Canaveral to become a prime destination for cargo and cruise ships

PCMajor expansion works are underway at Port Canaveral. A $587 million development program has been started: the harbor will be widened and deepened and a new terminal and cargo facility will be constructed in order to accommodate more cargo vessels and larger cruise ships. The five-year project is expected to establish the port as an important cargo destination and draw more cruise passengers. Continue reading