The final vessel of the 2016 Halifax cruise season, the Royal Caribbean International Serenade of the Seas, is scheduled to arrive Friday, October 28, 2016 at 8:00 a.m.
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The Port of Halifax continues to see positive year-over-year cargo growth. Third quarter 2016 throughput volumes at the container terminals are up 16.1% year-to-date. Non-containerized cargo is up 19.4% year-to-date.
The Halifax Port Authority’s air gap monitoring program has received an award from the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA).
‘The Shelf’ at the Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market will soon carry locally-produced Nova Scotia spirits. Steinhart Distillery, Glenora Distillery and Nova Scotia Spirit Co. will be available to Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market customers throughout the week at ‘The Shelf’ which is the retail store located within the Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market.
The 2016 Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards announced by Cruise Critic list the Port of Halifax as one of the top five Canada-US cruise destination.
The Port of Halifax is working closely with supply chain partners to deliver value and common purpose by minimizing transit times, reducing operating costs and mitigating risks. With regular calls from 20 of the world’s leading shipping lines, the Port of Halifax connects to 150 countries worldwide.
The Halifax Port Authority Board of Directors announces the election of Hector Jacques, O.C., M. Eng. D. Comm. (Hon.), P. Eng. FEIC, D. Law (Hon.) as Board Chair. The Board of Directors also announces the appointment of Thomas J. Hayes, ICD.D, as Vice-Chair. Both appointments are effective October 11, 2016.
S&P Global Ratings has affirmed Halifax Port Authority’s investment-grade credit rating of ‘A+’ as strong financial performance continues.
The Halifax Port Authority Board of Directors announced today the unanimous approval of a contract extension for Karen Oldfield, President and CEO, until December 2018. The next few years are critical in the master planning for the Port of Halifax and Ms. Oldfield will be leading her team through this process, focusing on building for the future.
The Halifax Port Authority (HPA) would like to advise the owner(s) of a sunken concrete hull vessel, located in the Northwest Arm N 44 37.7170 W 063 35.6504, that immediate action is required to have the vessel raised.