• No matter what. No matter where. Halifax gets it there.

    Port of Halifax is a key link in the supply chain. Two days faster from Europe to New York. Two days by train to Toronto. Over 1,000 reefer plugs. Halifax - North America's first inbound port gateway - gets it there.

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  • Halifax - an award-winning cruise destination

    Steeped in history and culture, Halifax revolves around the sea and for over 30 years, cruise passengers have come ashore to enjoy all that our province has to offer

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  • Land. Water. Infrastructure - supporting our local and regional economy.

    The Halifax Port Authority manages 260 acres of federal land and works to achieve the highest and best use of each piece of property in support of our cargo and cruise business

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Diversity. Making a great Port better.

Whether its cruise, cargo or leasing opportunities, the Port of Halifax can offer competitive solutions. We’re making a great port better and stretching beyond our boundaries. The world’s largest shipping lines call on the Port of Halifax and connect to more than 150 countries.

We invest in partnerships, people and infrastructure. That’s the Port of Halifax.


March 3 , 2014
Halifax Port Authority strengthens presence in Europe Read More

March 3 , 2014
Halifax Port Authority and CN Rail announce new representation in India Read More

Port Days 2014 - September 17-18





Halifax is a diverse cargo port handling containerized, breakbulk, bulk and roll-on/roll-off cargoes with trade connections to 150 countries.


Cruise Halifax

Each Spring, Summer and Fall Halifax attracts a quarter million cruise passengers which generates $50 million in annual economic spinoffs to our local community.

Real Estate

Halifax Seaport

The Port of Halifax is comprised of a wide range of private and public facilities. The Halifax Port Authority invests in cargo and cruise infrastructure to ensure our Port's competitiveness.

The Halifax Seaport is home to our cruise business and is a vibrant arts and culture waterfront district enjoyed by local residents and visitors alike.