Port of Halifax 2019

Port of Halifax 2019

The Port of Halifax is Canada’s Ultra Atlantic Gateway, connecting to more than 150 countries and generating $2 billion in annual economic benefit from a diverse cargo and cruise business. Offering a natural, deep harbour and world-class infrastructure, Halifax can accommodate large volumes of containerized cargo, bulk cargo and project cargo of any size. Collaborating and working with strong partners and stakeholders, the Port community in Halifax continues to deliver excellence.

Planning for the Future

Planning for the Future

The Ultra-Class Container Vessels calling on the Port of Halifax combined with the smaller, specialized cargo vessels means tremendous potential for economic growth and development. Work is moving ahead on the South End Container Terminal extension to ensure Halifax remains a big ship port, one that can efficiently and effectively handle vessels of any size.

Past and Present

Past and Present

For over 250 years the Port of Halifax has been a cornerstone of economic activity for the city, the region and the province as a whole. The Port’s strategic location made Halifax an ideal Gateway into North America for settlers and shippers and a perfect vantage point for military operations.

Today, the world’s largest shipping lines call on the Port of Halifax, connecting the port to more than 150 countries. The beautiful Halifax Seaport is a premier destination, attracting more than 1.3 million visitors each year. Collaborating and working with strong partners and stakeholders, the Port of Halifax is a significant economic enabler in Nova Scotia, generating $2 billion in economic output each year.

Port Days 2018

Port Days 2018

Atlantic Canada’s largest international B2B platform connecting major global supply chain partners for two days of formal and informal networking opportunities.

Nova Cold Logistics

Nova Cold Logistics

Nova Cold Logistics offers modern cold storage facilities, superior customer care and service, CFIA establishments and a long-term partnership approach that aims to maximize the success of their customers.

Bulwark Cider

Bulwark Cider

Bulwark Cider is a true expression of what Nova Scotia is all about: fresh, wholesome, premium-quality fruits and berries. The Winery and Cidery estate sits on five acres of fruit orchards and berries in New Ross, Nova Scotia.

Shore Power for Cruise Vessels

Shore Power for Cruise Vessels

The biggest cruise vessels in the world call on the Port of Halifax. In 2014, the Port implemented shore power, an effective way for cruise vessels to reduce marine diesel air emissions.

Canada’s Ultra Atlantic Gateway

Canada’s Ultra Atlantic Gateway

Our port has been our strength for centuries and we are entering a new era, with new challenges and opportunities. Big ships are calling and we are ready to welcome them to Halifax.