Port Canaveral Welcomes New Norwegian Cruise
By Matt O'Hern // October 23, 2013
4,000 passenger ship adds Port Canaveral to ports of call
ABOVE VIDEO: Video tour of the new Norwegian Breakway.
BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAl, FLORIDA — On Tuesday, Captain Evans Hoyt participated in a traditional maritime plaque exchange with Rockledge Mayor Tom Price, Cocoa Beach Mayor Netterstrom, Cape Canaveral Mayor Rocky Randels, Pam Gillespie of Congressman Bill Posey’s office and Port Canaveral Commissioner Sullivan Frank Sullivan.
The 4,000-passenger ship will make port of call visits to Port Canaveral. Norwegian Breakaway will spend the winter season cruising weekly from New York City, sailing a seven-day Bahamas & Florida itinerary, with calls in Port Canaveral, Nassau, Bahamas and Great Stirrup Cay, Norwegian’s private island.
- Passenger Capacity: 3,969 (double occupancy)
- Gross Register Tonnage: 145,655
- Overall Length: 1068.3 feet
- Max Beam: 169.7 feet
- Draft: 27.3 feet
- Engines: Diesel Electric
- Cruise Speed: 22.5 knots
- Crew: 1,651
ABOVE VIDEO: Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Captain Meets Port Canaveral Crowd
ABOVE VIDEO: Cocoa Beach Mayor Dave Netterstrom welcomes Norwegian Cruise Captain Evans Hoyt to Port Canaveral. Read More at http://spacecoastdaily.com/2013/10/port-canaveral-welcomes-new-norwegian-cruise/
ABOVE VIDEO: Official Norwegian Cruise video for Breakaway Cruise.
ABOVE VIDEO: Port Canaveral CEO John Walsh welcomes the new Norwegian Cruise, Breakaway.