Halifax Port Authority welcomes Shenzhen Port Authority delegation to Halifax

January 12, 2016, Halifax, NS – The Halifax Port Authority (HPA)was pleased to host a delegation from the Shenzhen Port Authority to the Port of Halifax.

Six members of the Shenzhen Port Authority attended the Port of Halifax on January 11, 2016 and met with key members of the HPA business development team. The meeting was held in the spirit of international cooperation and is helping to further develop the positive relationship between the two ports while exploring mutually beneficial opportunities.

Members of the Halifax Port Authority will be visiting The Port of Shenzhen this fall. The two ports signed a sister agreement on October 14, 2013 and have been working collaboratively together since that time.

Note to editors:

The Port of Halifax and the Port of Shenzhen commenced a direct service link with the O3 Alliance between the South End Container terminal operated by Halterm Ltd. and Yantian Terminal operated by Hutchinson last October.

The Port of Halifax is a full service port connecting to 150 countries worldwide. Low dwell times, available capacity, deep berths and reliable labour combine to make the Port of Halifax an efficient and competitive cargo option.

The Port of Shenzhen is one of the busiest and fastest growing ports in the world. It is located in the southern region of the Pearl River Delta in China’s Guangdong province.


Lane Farguson
Communications Advisor
Halifax Port Authority
(902) 426-7375