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GLOBAL LOGISTICS PROFILE As one of the few Florida ports with space for growth, Port Canaveral is investing proactively in the facilities shippers need to take advantage of Central Florida's time- and cost-saving location, with its proximity to major markets and efficient transportation links. In conjunction with harbor improvements that are adding 100 feet of navigational width and depth to minus-46 feet, Port Canaveral is creating on- and off-site assets that are amplifying capabilities and business activity. With more auto manufacturers looking to ship directly into the populous state of Florida, Canaveral Port Authority developed a paved site suitable for use as an auto terminal in late 2015. Delaware-based auto processor AutoPort is now operating the site as its first Southeast terminal. NYK, owner of the largest roll-on, roll-off fleet in the world, began monthly service to Canaveral in October 2015 and is filling ships to capacity with used vehicles for export. Industry interest is driving the port to plan development of a new, double- sided ro-ro berth in addition to other new berths to accommodate expanding business. Port Canaveral's first dedicated container facility opened in 2015. Canaveral Cargo Terminal is the first U.S. venture by Gulftainer, the world's largest privately owned terminal operator. To complement the port authority's investment in berths and ship-to-shore cranes for the facility, Gulftainer's American subsidiary GT USA is investing $100 million in state-of-the-art infrastructure, equipment and staffing. The new terminal has attracted Streamlines N.V., part of the Seatrade Group, to make Port Canaveral the exclusive U.S. stop on its Blue Stream weekly container service to Central America, Europe and the Caribbean. Recognizing the importance of strategic distribution facilities to cargo customers, the Canaveral Port Authority acquired two off-site locations for the region's first Class A warehouse space. Port Canaveral Logistics Center at Titusville, developed by Flagler Logistics, was completed this year with 30-foot clearances, truck facilities and rail-side loading doors onto a new Florida East Coast rail spur. Plans for the Orlando-Port Canaveral Logistics Park in Cocoa include build-to-suit high-bay logistics warehousing and related uses. Leasing interest is high for both strategically located logistics facilities. Major New Assets Propel Port Canaveral Cargo Growth ALBERTO CABRERA SENIOR DIRECTOR, CARGO BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, PORT CANAVERAL Making It Easy for You. Our goal is to make it easy for you to take full advantage of our facilities, strategically located for growing Florida markets and domestic and international services. Let our Business Development representatives know how we can help: 321 783 7831, ext. 253 or cpa.cargo@ portcanaveral.com.

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