Aerial photo of Port Canaveral Harbor

Cargo operations are a priority for Port Canaveral, serving a region with an economy that continues to diversify and a population growing at a rate three times the national average.  We continue to enhance and expand our facilities to leverage our location near Central Florida’s bustling I-4 corridor and the abundance of distribution and manufacturing shippers in short reach of our terminals.

We’re improving and extending Port Canaveral cargo capabilities with a focus on maximizing our assets to build and expand your ability to lower costs and capture new business opportunities.  Let us know how Port Canaveral can help you.  Contact our Business Development representatives at



Port Canaveral's North and South berths offer secure, lighted, open-air storage, most less than 100 feet from dock to final point of rest.  11 cargo berths from 121.92 – 570.6 meters (400 – 1872 feet) in length along the north and south piers provide depths ranging from - 9.75 - 12.2 meters (-32 – -40 feet). Berths are accessible 24 hours, Monday through Sunday.

North Cargo Facilities

NCP 1    9180 Frank A. Kennedy Road
NCP 2    9120 Frank A. Kennedy Road
NCP 3    405 Dolphin Road
NCP 4    535 Dolphin Road
NCB 5    9119 Grouper Road
NCB 6    9180 Grouper Road
NCB 8    799 Snapper Road

South Cargo Facilities

SCP 1    9055 Herring Street
SCP 2    9049 Herring Street
SCP 3    9047 Herring Street
SCP 4    9070 Pompano Street

Berths may be reserved on a first come, first served basis by a Canaveral Port Authority permitted steamship agent.  Contact the Port Canaveral Harbormaster’s office for additional details at 321-302-2756 or email

A Port Facilities map is available on here



Ship to Shore Crane

Port Canaveral’s container berths are supported by two ship-to-shore cranes and North America’s largest mobile harbor crane, a Liebherr LHM 600. Our container berths encompass 20-acres of terminal space, state-of-the-art security and gate systems, video monitoring, straddle carriers, a reach stacker and options to accommodate 100+ reefer plugs.

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Mobile Harbor Crane

Port Canaveral's Liebherr LHM 600 mobile harbor crane, has a certified max lift capacity of 154 tons, an 18-container reach and the ability to handle bulk cargoes.

Port Canaveral offers highly knowledgeable and experienced union and non-union stevedores, modern handling equipment and more than 300,000+ square feet of enclosed, dry and secure dockside warehouses to load, unload and store a variety of breakbulk cargoes. Each cargo receives the attention of experts who customize their approach to handling the varied goods, which has historically included steel, boats, frozen juice concentrate, lumber, wood pulp, newsprint, perishables, automobiles, heavy equipment and project cargoes.

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Roll On/Roll Off Auto Terminal

Port Canaveral is a natural gateway ideally suited for importing and exporting new and used RO/RO cargoes. Central Florida is home to some of the world’s largest automobile and heavy equipment auctions, making Florida one of the nation’s most substantial auto markets. For more information on Canaveral Port Authority’s RO/RO Division, click here.


Ship Offloading Wind Turbine

With unique local aerospace programs, a diverse manufacturing community and a growing regional population, project cargoes through Port Canaveral range from specialized industrial machinery, aerospace components to massive defense-related items.  Our expert team handles large to small, high-value specialized items including power plant transformers, space vehicles and payloads, floating docks, yachts, generators, communication buoys and wind turbines. Two ship-shore cranes, in addition to Port Canaveral's Liebherr LHM 600 mobile harbor crane are available to handle your project cargo needs.


Dump Truck Being Loaded with AggregateNearly four million tons of dry and liquid bulk cargo are handled annually at Port Canaveral, including petroleum, aggregates, salt and slag. Facilities feature a 2,800-foot aggregate conveyer system with a discharge rate of 2,200 tons per hour.

For a list of tenants and terminal operators with dry, cold, frozen or in-bond storage capabilities contact Cargo Business Development at