A vibrant, working waterfront is a fundamental part of our port city, and has benefits that can be felt in Halifax and across Nova Scotia. Find out how the Port is contributing to our economy today.

This waterfront works because of you. Thank you for a record-breaking year. In 2017, we moved more goods and people through Halifax than ever before. And we couldn’t have done it without all of the hard work from every person connected to the Port.

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Plan Our Port

Big ships are calling the Port of Halifax. Cargo volumes are growing, and the shipping community is working hard to build on this momentum. The industry is now in the era of the ultra-class vessel and to keep pace with our competitors, the Port must develop the facilities to welcome the world’s largest ships here in Halifax.

This involves having the facilities and infrastructure to berth two ultra-class vessels simultaneously while maintaining cruise and non-containerized cargo activity.

Planning for a positive future for our port will achieve these goals while continuing to grow Nova Scotia’s economy.

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Stories from our Port

Hear from the people who are working with the Port to connect to the world.

Impact you can see

Learn more about where and how the Port helps grow our economy and contribute positively to Nova Scotia’s collective future.

2016 Survey Results
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Economic Impact
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Stay Informed

We’ll keep you up-to-date on where we’re headed and how we’re doing.