Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia

12 Jun 2017
Halifax had been looking to renew its lease on life after a rough winter in 2014 and later failing to benefit from the severe congestion at US West Coast ports that diverted so much Asia cargo to the East Coast. Consider that lease renewed.
Sydney, Melford, Nova Scotia map
05 Aug 2015
Two groups in Nova Scotia are racing to nail down a long-term commitment by one or more container lines to call at their proposed deep-water container terminals with super post-Panamax ships on rotations from Asia to Europe.
Lobster
04 Aug 2014
An increasing Asian appetite for live lobster is being met with a weekly shipment of live lobsters from Nova Scotia to South Korea.
28 May 2014
U.S. ports outpaced their Canadian rivals on the east coast of North America during the first quarter, with solid growth at Savannah helping the U.S. Southeast surpass other regions.
Port of Halifax, Nova Scotia.
26 Mar 2014
The volume of all containers handled by U.S. and Canadian East Coast ports in the fourth quarter of 2013 increased by 4.4 percent year-over-year to 4.2 million 20-foot-equivalent units, according to port-published data collected by the JOC.
15 Oct 2013
A battle may be brewing for the Canadian business of trucking operator Vitran, which this month sold its ailing U.S. less-than-truckload business.
Location of proposed Melford terminal
16 Sep 2013
The group that plans to build a container terminal at Melford in Nova Scotia has completed the purchase of the land along the Strait of Canso for the deep-water port.
From left to right: David Henderson, Vice-Chair and board member, Halifax Port Authority; Captain Bernard Klein; Karen Oldfield, President and CEO of Halifax Port Authority; and the Honourable Gerald Keddy, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade, for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and for the Atlantic Gateway and Member of Parliament for South Shore-St. Margaret's. (CNW Group/Transport Canada)
18 Jul 2013
The Port of Halifax in Nova Scotia has welcomed the Berlin Express, one of Hapag Lloyd’s three super-post-Panamax vessels with 7,506 20-foot-equivalent units of capacity.
19 Apr 2013
The Port of Halifax in Nova Scotia reported container traffic in the first quarter of 2013 was 112,670 20-foot-equivalent units, jumping 26.3 percent from 89,214 TEUs in the first quarter of 2012.
13 Mar 2013
Zim Integrated Shipping Services has announced that Zim Container Service Atlantic will add a second call in New York on its eastbound route, starting this month.