First cruise vessel to arrive April 24

Notice of Annual Meeting 2017

Port of Halifax anticipating busiest cruise season to date

January 26, 2017, Halifax, Nova Scotia – The 2017 cruise season in Halifax will be the busiest to date. A record number of passenger visits and vessel calls will get underway on April 24, 2017 with the arrival of the Amadea, a Phoenix Reisen vessel. “We are very excited about the year ahead,” said Cathy McGrail, Interim Vice President, Operations, Halifax Port Authority.

First Tropical Shipping Sailing through Port of Halifax January 9, 2017

Tropical Shipping is set to begin its service from the Port of Halifax, Nova Scotia. On January 9, 2017, the Vega Omega voyage 0011 will depart Halterm International Container Terminal bringing improved import and export connectivity to customers in Florida, The Bahamas, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.

Halifax Port Authority releases final cruise numbers for 2016

The Port of Halifax welcomed over 238-thousand cruise guests during the 2016 cruise season. This year saw 238,217 guests arriving on 136 cruise vessels. The busiest passenger day was October 11, a five-ship day.

Halifax Port Authority preparing for next stage in global shipping

The Halifax Port Authority has commenced a significant master planning exercise to prepare for the arrival of ‘ultra-class’ containerized vessels of over 10,000 TEU; large scale industrial mega projects; increasing larger cruise vessels; and how the Halifax Seaport District can complement the urban growth and revitalization currently underway in downtown Halifax and Dartmouth.

Traffic Advisory – New 3-way stop signs along North Marginal Road

The Halifax Port Authority is taking a proactive step to increase traffic safety along North Marginal Road. Starting November 15, 2016, there will be new 3-way stop signs located at the intersection of North Marginal Road and the entrance to Richmond Terminals Pier 9C.