New Passenger Boarding Bridges Coming To Port Canaveral, Six Bridges Planned For 2016
By Space Coast Daily // February 2, 2016
CANAVERAL Named Best North American Homeport
(MarineTimeLink.com) – ADELTE, a provider of Seaport Passenger Boarding Bridges (SPBBs) and Global Services to cruise and ferry terminals, has been awarded two contracts by the Canaveral Port Authority to design, manufacture and install four custom-made HYDRA models SPBBs at Cruise Terminals 5 and 10.
Port Canaveral was named the “Best North American Homeport” in 2015 by Cruise Critic and is the world’s second-largest cruise port by number of passengers, receiving 3.9 million passengers in 2015, behind Miami’s 4.8 million passengers.
It is expected to grow by 50 percent in the next four years, reaching up to 6 million cruise guests annually.
In order to provide first-class infrastructure and follow-up with the opening of Cruise Terminal 6 in 2012 and Cruise Terminal 1 in 2014, complete renovations of Cruise Terminal 5 and Cruise Terminal 10 were engaged and are currently underway.