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Port of Sydney to lose 65 per cent in revenue due to COVID-19 pandemic

Jeremy Fraser (jeremy.fraser@cbpost.com) The Chronicle Herald   SYDNEY, N.S. — The COVID-19 pandemic has caused its fair share of revenue loss in the world market and the Port of Sydney is no different in feeling those effects. Marlene Usher, chief executive officer for the port, said revenues will be down 65 per cent this year because… Read more »

SHIPPING NEWS

  The Chronicle Herald – 22 July 2020 A new size record was set Monday for container ships calling on Halifax with the arrival of the CMA CGM Christophe Colomb. While it does not hold the record for most containers carried by a vessel, coming in at 13,830 20-foot equivalent units, it does have a… Read more »

Maritime World Logistics thrives on breakbulk and project cargo

by CanadianSailings | Mar 29, 2020 | Other, Other Stories, Supply Chain and Logistics, Tom Peters By Tom Peters Maritime World Logistics, Inc. (MWL) is “just one link in the supply chain,” says Managing Director Serge DiPenta, and for more than 20 years, the Halifax-based company has grown to be a vital link in that chain, specifically in the breakbulk and project cargo… Read more »

Halterm Container Terminal to rebrand as PSA Halifax

Alexander Quon The Halterm Container Terminal will now be known as PSA Halifax. The decision to rebrand comes after PSA International Pte Ltd., a Singapore-based port operator, announced earlier this year that it would be purchasing Halterm from Macquarie Infrastructure Partners. “We are proud of our history dating back to 1969. While developing new capabilities,… Read more »

PSA sees new opportunities for Halterm

by CanadianSailings | Oct 22, 2019 | Business and Economy, Featured, Gateways and Corridors, Other, Ports and Terminals, Tom Peters By Tom Peters PSA International Pte. Ltd. (PSA), the new owner of Halterm Container Terminal in the port of Halifax, is looking at positioning the terminal as a logistics hub, says David Yang, PSA’s Regional CEO for Europe, Mediterranean and the Americas. PSA recently acquired… Read more »

Proposed Cape Breton container terminal logistics park has first ‘green’ tenant

Chris Shannon (chris.shannon@cbpost.com) Published: Oct 07 at 6:20 a.m. Updated: Oct 07 at 6:39 a.m. SYDNEY, N.S. — The dream posed by Sydney Harbour Investment Partners, responsible for marketing a 500-acre greenfield site near the Sydport Business Park as a future container terminal, just got an injection of environmentally friendly energy. Sydney Harbour Investment Partners… Read more »

Cruise industry continues to grow in importance for Halifax local economy

by CanadianSailings | Sep 11, 2019 | Business and Economy, Featured, Gateways and Corridors, Ports and Terminals, Tom Peters By Tom Peters The Halifax cruise industry continues to sail along nicely with another record year for cruise passengers on the horizon. A recent study released by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), 2019 Cruise Trends and State of the Cruise Industry, found 30-million people worldwide… Read more »

Port of Halifax’ Port Operations Centre has become the focal point around the creation of a digital port

by CanadianSailings | Sep 11, 2019 | Business and Economy, Featured, Gateways and Corridors, Other, Ports and Terminals, Tom Peters By Tom Peters The Port of Halifax, through the Halifax Port Authority (HPA), is evolving in the digital world. It’s a process that has been ongoing for several years, says Lane Farguson, HPA’s Manager, Media Relations and Communications. “We have been working on becoming a… Read more »