PSA expands its presence in the Port of Halifax

PSA International Pte Ltd recently acquired Ceres Halifax Inc. from Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha. PSA Halifax will now operate two container terminals in Halifax, namely Atlantic Hub and Fairview Cove, jointly branded under PSA Halifax.PSA Halifax’s Atlantic Hub terminal is located at the south end of the city of Halifax and new investment in mega vessel handling capability over the past two years have future-proofed its long-term competitiveness, allowing it ... [+]

Port of Halifax welcomes MSC Indus 2 Service

The Port of Halifax is receiving a new direct call with India through MSC Indus 2 service. The maiden call arrives early in October. The service will berth at the South End Container Terminal operated by PSA Halifax. The first sailing from Mundra commenced on Sept. 7, 2021, with MSC ... [+]

Largest containerized cargo vessel call at a Canadian port

The CMA CGM Marco Polo arrived at PSA Halifax in the Port of Halifax on May 18. This is the largest containerized cargo vessel to call on a Canadian port, and the first call for a vessel of this size along the East Coast of North America. The CMA CGM Marco ... [+]

Port of Halifax welcomes latest 15,000+ TEU vessel

The CMA CGM Chile is the latest vessel over 15,000 TEU to call at the Port of Halifax. The vessel arrived at PSA Halifax Dec. 8. ADT. This is the first call for the CMA CGM Chile to the Port of Halifax. The CMA CGM Chile is an ... [+]

Port of Halifax Cargo Operations Remain Fluid

The movement of containerized cargo vessels through the Port of Halifax has not been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. "Right now, all marine partners in the Port of Halifax are together working very hard to maintain supply chain fluidity and keep cargo moving through our international gateway," said Captain Allan Gray, President ... [+]

Port of Halifax Board announces new President and CEO

The Board of the Halifax Port Authority (HPA) has chosen its new President and CEO: Captain Allan Gray will be concluding his tenure as Harbor Master and General Manager – Operations of Fremantle Ports in Perth, Australia, and joining the Halifax Port Authority as President and CEO in late November ... [+]

Port of Halifax launches industry-leading Vessel Forecast Summary application

The Port of Halifax is providing additional visibility on expected container vessel arrival times. A Vessel Forecast Summary (VFS) application is now live on the Port of Halifax Operations Centre; cargo owners and port service providers including terminal operators, pilots, tug operators, truckers and CN Rail now have access to ... [+]

Port of Halifax Undergoing Digital Transformation

The Port of Halifax is taking steps to become one of the most digitized ports on the eastern seaboard. The Port Operations Centre on the Port of Halifax website,, has become a critical digital tool for the sharing of real-time information with customers and the larger community. Shippers and cargo owners ... [+]

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 TEU, up 16% over 2016. This is the highest volume of containerized cargo the Port of Halifax has handled in a single year. The previous record was 550,462 TEU, ... [+]

Port of Halifax receives largest containerized cargo vessel to date

The Port of Halifax has received its largest containerized cargo vessel call to date on June 29. The Zim Antwerp is 349 meters in length, and has a 45.6 meter beam and 10,062 TEU capacity. It docked at Halterm International Container Terminal. “With three services calling on the Port of Halifax, ... [+]

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