Fla. -- Port Canaveral reopened its harbor over the weekend to
large ships for the first time since Hurricane Frances stormed
through the area earlier this month.
The port said it
could accommodate ships with a draft of as much as 28 feet -- which
allowed the Carnival Glory and the Fantasy to resume turnarounds
there last weekend. Disney Cruise Line also returned to the port;
the Disney Magic performed a turnaround on Saturday, and the Disney
Wonder docked in on Sunday.
had remained closed longer than the three other Florida ports
shuttered during the storm -- Miami, Port Everglades in Fort
Lauderdale and Tampa -- because officials were concerned that the
storm had moved some of the channel markers or silted in some of
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