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 Port Information

Name:Port Canaveral, FL
Location:Port Canaveral, FL
Position:28-24.46N 080-30.49W

 Terminal Information

Name:Port Canaveral Port Authority
445 Challenger Road Cape Canaveral, Florida 32920
Harbor Master
Port Operations Manager
Restrictions & Limitations:

Depths - (salt)
Entrance to channel - 46.0 ft
Harbor channel - 44.0 ft
Turning basin - 43.0 ft  Middle turning basin 43'
Maximum allowed draft – 38.06' FT
Under keel clearance - channel - 2.5 ft - alongside berths - 0.5 ft

Tidal restriction for all vessels over 38'00
3 tugs required for all vessels with draft of 38'00" or deeper.
TPSI (SCP #4) vessels have a maximum waterline to manifold height of 54'00

1. A vessel scheduled to arrive at one of the tanker or bulk cargo berths with the maximum allowable draft may anticipate pilot boarding on a rising tide within two hours of the scheduled high tide.

2. In accordance with the Operational Guidelines of the Canaveral Pilots Association, vessels with drafts in excess of 36’-00” will require the assistance of three tug boats. A minimum of twenty-four hours advance notice of the vessel’s arrival should be given to ensure adequate notice for the tug provider to have three tugs available.

Security Requirements:

TWIC required

Gate List Required

Website:Port Canaveral Facilities Page

 Terminal Documents

There are no documents attached to this terminal.


Berth NamePositionMax DraftMax LOABeamBCMLast Updated
North Cargo Berth #3 32.00' 425.00' 75.00'/22.86m N/AThursday, June 24, 2021
North Cargo Berth #4 32.00' 425.00' 75.00'/22.86m N/AThursday, June 24, 2021
North Cargo Berths #1 and #2 39.06' N/AN/AN/AThursday, June 24, 2021
South Cargo Piers #4 40.00' 975.00' 106.00'/32.31m N/AThursday, June 24, 2021
South Cargo Piers , #2 and #3 39.06' N/A106.00'/32.31m N/AThursday, June 24, 2021
Tanker Berth #1 39.06' N/AN/A400.00'/121.92m Thursday, June 24, 2021
Tanker Berth #2 39.06' 900.00' N/AN/AThursday, June 24, 2021

 Berth Information

Berth Name:North Cargo Berth #3
Berth Telephone:321-783-7832
Berth Contacts:
Draft:32.00' / 9.75m
LOA:425.00' / 129.54m
Beam:75.00' / 22.86m
Air Draft:N/A
Manifold Size:N/A
Cargo Handled:general cargo
Tidal Range:4.00'
Normal Side Too:Port/Starboard
Ship Handling Notes:
72 hours advance notice of arrival required to Harbor Master's office.
LOA: 400' apron, no loa restriction
BEAM: 50' apron, no beam restriction
Access For Stores:Yes