Port Canaveral OK’s Construction Of New Terminal

Port Canaveral Commissioners have given the OK to construct a new, state of the art cruise terminal at the south side of the port.

new terminalThe new terminal is expected to cost between $80-85 million according to a press release from the port. The terminal will be approximately 185,000 square feet, allowing it to handle the largest cruise ships in the industry, and will include a 1,000 spot parking garage. The new terminal is planned to be built at the south side of the harbor in the Cove restaurant and retail area.  (See right)

“Couple this month’s opening of the new Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral with the restaurants, retail, and entertainment currently available, then add in our plans for additional Cove expansion, and the passengers and crew who will sail from this new terminal will have destination options available for the first time within walking distance of their ship,” said Port Canaveral CEO John E. Walsh.

Construction of the new terminal is expected to begin in January of 2014 and should be completed by November of 2014.

 

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Mike Faust is an avid world traveler, often found traversing city streets in Asia and Europe rather than his home city of Boca Raton. Mike has touched down in 39 countries, set sail on 35 cruises, and flown over 400,000 lifetime miles.