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Two Cruise Ships Will Depart From Port Everglades Today For First Time in Over a Year

For the first time in over 15 months, two cruise ships will depart on the same day for cruises to the Caribbean from Port Everglades. One of the cruise ships, Royal Caribbean’s Odyssey of the Seas, will sail her long awaited maiden voyage today. Joining Odyssey is Celebrity Edge, she sailing her sixth cruise since becoming the first cruise ship to resume cruises from U.S. ports in June.
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Odyssey of the Seas Prepares For Inaugural Cruise

After multiple setbacks and delays for Odyssey of the Seas’ debut, the ship will finally set sail on her inaugural voyage on Saturday, July 31. The Quantum Ultra-class ship will depart Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale tomorrow on an eight-night southern Caribbean cruise, kicking off a season of six and eight-night voyages to the western and southern Caribbean. Port calls during the inaugural sailing will include Aruba, Curaçao, and Perfect Day at CocoCay.
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1st sailing of Carnival’s Mardi Gras highlights Port Canaveral’s busy week

Port Canaveral has already joined the return-to-sailing party with volunteer passengers, but is set to welcome its first paying customers on board a cruise ship when Carnival’s Mardi Gras sets sail this Saturday. After the industry shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, the port’s cruise business has been at a standstill. It wasn’t until July 18 that any passengers returned to ...
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Florida ports to get $250 million in coronavirus relief aid

Florida’s ports will be getting $250 million in state and federal funds to help speed their economic recovery from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Thursday. The money is coming in through the federal American Rescue Plan President Biden signed in March and its Coronavirus State...
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Gov. DeSantis directs $250 million of federal relief funds to seaports

The dollars will provide a long-needed shot in the arm to Florida's gateways to the sea. Gov. Ron DeSantis directed $250 million of federal COVID-19 relief funds on Thursday towards Florida’s pandemic-ravaged seaport system. The money, provided via the American Rescue Plan, will help ports recover revenue lost amid the...
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Port Canaveral gets biggest chunk of $250 million coronavirus relief for Florida seaports

Florida’s seaports have been reeling from the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic, and have not had much in the way of a bailout until now. The state on Thursday began distributing $250 million to its 14 seaports from federal funds provided by the American Rescue Plan Act with the largest chunk going to Port Canaveral. The Central Florida port that has about 80% of its income tied to ...
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Ron DeSantis, DOT Announce $250 Million in Federal Funds for Port Stimulus Relief Allocation

On Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis and Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Sec. Kevin Thibault announced allocation plans for the $250 million in COVID-related financial relief for Florida’s seaports, spreading economic relief across the state’s 15 seaports. “This much needed financial infusion will help ensure Florida’s ports continue to deliver necessities...
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Florida ports receive millions in funding as part of COVID economic relief

PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. – Florida’s seaports received millions of dollars in funding to go toward infrastructure and reinforcing the ports activities to support the state’s economy. Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Kevin J. Thibault said in a news conference Thursday morning that the ports were able to receive the money...
Port Canaveral, FLfox35orlando.com

Port Canaveral awarded $72 million in pandemic relief funds

PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. - Federal stimulus money to help the state’s seaports will mostly go to the largest facilities, which each have cruise operations that are just starting to get back on the water during the coronavirus pandemic. The Florida Department of Transportation on Thursday announced how it will divvy...
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Florida Ports, Including PortMiami, Port Everglades, Get Cash Infusion to Help Pandemic Rebound

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Federal stimulus money to help the state’s seaports will mostly go to the largest facilities, which each have cruise operations that are just starting to get back on the water during the coronavirus pandemic. The Florida Department of Transportation on Thursday announced how it will divvy up $250 million that state lawmakers set aside this spring for ports out of money Florida is receiving from the federal American Rescue Plan Act. The largest chunks will go to Port Canaveral, $72.2 million; PortMiami, $66.9 million; and Port Everglades, $58.26 million. “It’s been a real financial challenge for Port Canaveral over the...
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Port Tampa Bay To Receive $20.1 Million In Coronavirus Assistance

Port Tampa Bay will receive $20.1 million in funding to help its recovery from losses due the coronavirus pandemic. It's part of a $250 million package that will go to Florida's ports through the American Rescue Plan and Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Fund. Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday announced the...
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