Another record cruise season for the Port of Halifax

Another record cruise season for the Port of Halifax

It is another record cruise season for the Port of Halifax. In 2018, Halifax received 316,869 guests on 198 vessel calls. This is an 8% increase in the number of cruise guests over 2017, and a 14% increase in the number …
Nov 28, 2018 /  Cruise
Port of Halifax commences berth extension

Port of Halifax commences berth extension

The Board of Directors of the Halifax Port Authority and the CEO are pleased to confirm that the work on the temporary South End Container Terminal berth extension has commenced, implementing its August 2018 board …
Oct 30, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Halifax Receives Top-Rated Cruise Destination Award

Port of Halifax Receives Top-Rated Cruise Destination Award

The Port of Halifax has been recognized as a top-rated Canada-US cruise destination by Cruise Critic. The 2018 Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards announced by Cruise Critic lists the Port of Halifax (more …
Jul 25, 2018 /  Cruise
Another strong year for the Halifax cruise industry

Another strong year for the Halifax cruise industry

The 2018 cruise season in Halifax will get underway on April 22, 2018 with the arrival of Fram, a Hurtigruten vessel. Caption: Port of Halifax - Image courtesy of Port of Halifax   “It is a very …
Feb 9, 2018 /  Cruise
Record year for Port of Halifax

Record year for Port of Halifax

Containerized cargo volume through the Port of Halifax has set a new port record. Containerized cargo volume in 2017 is 559,242 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU), up 16% over 2016. This is the highest volume of …
Jan 26, 2018 /  Curious
VIDEO: ZIM Antwerp - The first 10,000+ TEU vessel at Port of Halifax

VIDEO: ZIM Antwerp - The first 10,000+ TEU vessel at Port of Halifax

The Zim Antwerp, 349 metres length, 45.6 metres beam and 10,062 TEU capacity, arrived at Halterm International Container Terminal in the Port of Halifax on June 29, 2017. The Port of Halifax is Canada’s Ultra …
Aug 23, 2017 /  Vessels