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Cape Canaveral Maritime Law

Located in Brevard County on the Atlantic coast, the Port Canaveral region offers an abundance of waterfront attractions and activities. From sandy beaches and fishing tournaments to harborside dining and the iconic Exploration Tower, the Space Coast is a premier destination for tourists and residents alike. There are many marinas in the Port Canaveral area that provide boaters with easy access to the Indian River, Banana River, Intercoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean.

Port Canaveral Cruise Ship, Cargo and Trade Activities

Port Canaveral is one of the busiest and fastest growing cruise ship ports in the world. With 80 percent of the port’s revenue generated from cruise operations, Port Canaveral has invested in state-of-the art facilities to service the largest and most sophisticated ships in the cruise industry. Cruise lines and cruise vessels that currently depart out of Port Canaveral include.

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Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean

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Oasis of the Seas

Majesty of the Seas

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Beyond its cruise ship terminals, Port Canaveral offers first-class operations to cargo lines and shippers. Each year the port handles more than 4 million tons of short cargo reaching markets across the Southeast United States, as well as the Caribbean, South and Central America, Africa and Europe.

Cruise Ship and Maritime Accidents at Port Canaveral

With so many cruise ships, cargo and container ships, commercial fishing boats and other vessels embarking and departing from Port Canaveral, the port can be a very busy and dangerous place. Whether you are traveling as a passenger on a cruise ship, serving as a seaman on a vessel or working at the port itself, you are at risk for serious injuries should an accident occur. These types of injuries and accidents are generally governed by a complex system of laws known as maritime and admiralty laws.

The attorneys at Brais Law Firm have decades of collective experience helping injured people at Port Canaveral and in ports across the nation and around the world navigate the complicated body of laws governing maritime claims and accidents. Our lawyers handle all types of injury claims arising out of accidents that take place both in and outside of ports. We offer a team of highly skilled maritime practitioners, including Partner Keith Brais who is board certified by the Florida Bar as an expert in the field maritime and admiralty law. Our vast knowledge and experience in this highly specialized field means that you can trust that we have what it takes to handle your claim regardless of how complex it may be.

Schedule a Free Case Evaluation With a Port Canaveral Maritime Lawyer

If you or a loved one has been hurt in a cruise ship, cargo or other type of accident in or outside of Port Canaveral, you need to discuss your case with an experienced maritime injury lawyer. Our firm provides free legal consultations to people who have been injured in all types of maritime incidents. Call our law offices at 800-499-0551 or complete our online contact form to schedule your case evaluation with a Port Canaveral maritime lawyer at Brais Law Firm.

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