Port of Halifax wins IAPH Digitalization Award

The Halifax Port Authority and project partners have been recognized at this year's International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) Sustainability Awards in the"Digitalization" category. Project partners in Data Enhancement Framework 2 (DEF2) are BlueNode Inc. (Everstream), PSA Global, Port Saint John, Canada's Ocean Supercluster, and Sentient Hubs.By integrating data from cargo handling and transport, operations, and other factors in an accurate and interoperable system, this project builds an assessment ... [+]

Halifax Port Authority issues RFEOI

The Halifax Port Authority (HPA) is reviewing the operating model for a portion of Richmond Terminals in relation to general cargo operations. This includes berths 9B and 9C, and the areas including shed space behind those berths (Shed 9B).The HPA's goal is to identify experienced organizations willing to operate a ... [+]

Halifax Port Authority releases its 50-Year Plan

The Halifax Port Authority 50-Year Plan looks at port planning to 2070 and the various benchmarks that willtrigger expansion projects. "Our goal is to build smart, in a way that is financially and environmentally sustainable, and that complements our surrounding community," said Captain Allan Gray, President and CEO, Halifax Port Authority. ... [+]

ILA and HEA reach new labour contract

The Halifax Port Authority would like to congratulate the Council of International Longshoreman’s Association (ILA) Locals and the Halifax Employers Association for the successful ratification of a tentative new labor contract. “We are pleased to see continued positive labor relations in the Port of Halifax ,” said Karen Oldfield, President and ... [+]

CETA Implementation Positive Development for Canadian Importers/Exporters

The implementation of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union is a positive development for Canadian importers and exporters. CETA, as the agreement is commonly known, is now in place and with that comes the reduction or elimination of a number of tariffs across a ... [+]

Halifax Port Authority President and CEO Contract Extension

The Halifax Port Authority Board of Directors has approved 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 ... [+]

Port of Halifax Offers Enhanced Container Tracking Tool

The Halifax Port Authority is now offering an enhanced web-tracking tool for importers and exporters moving containers through the Port of Halifax’s container terminals operated by Ceres-Halifax Inc. and Halterm Container Terminal Ltd. The existing site, Halifax Gets It There (, has been updated to include several new features designed to ... [+]

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