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port OF HALIFAX MAGAZINE

Building blocks The Port of Halifax equips to handle growing cargo volumes

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Table of Contents Portside Notes The latest on cargo and ship movements, key stakeholders, and new development­­s TOP MARKS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 REASSURING CANADA’S ALLIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 SEEING THE FUTURE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 AT THE HELM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

Around the Port Building blocks AMBITIOUS INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS ENHANCE THE PORT OF HALIFAX’S ABILITY TO SERVE CARGO CUSTOMERS’ GROWING NEEDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

Sailing Schedule

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Carrier Spotlight Strong partner CN IS A VITAL INTERMODAL LINK FOR HALIFAX, CONNECTING THE PORT TO A CONTINENT-SPANNING RAIL NETWORK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

Feature Something to talk about INDUSTRY STAKEHOLDERS GATHER AT PORT DAYS TO SHARE EXPERTISE AND PLAN FOR THE FUTURE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

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Port of Halifax magazine is distributed free to maritime, industrial, and transportation stakeholders around the world. Metro Guide Publishing produces Port of Halifax magazine independently. For permission to reproduce original material, editorial inquiries, advertising, or subscription information, contact the publisher. While every effort is made to ensure factual accuracy, Metro Guide Publishing and its partners and stakeholders cannot be held responsible for errors or omissions. For more information on the Port of Halifax and its stakeholders, please contact: Halifax Port Authority, Business Development & Operations P.O. Box 336 Ocean Terminals, 1215 Marginal Road Halifax, N.S. B3J 2P6 Canada Tel: 902-426-2620 • Fax: 902-426-7335 Email: info@portofhalifax.ca Website: portofhalifax.ca or Halifax Shipping Association P.O. Box 1146, Station M Halifax, N.S.  B3J 2X1 Email: info@hfxshippingassn.com Website: halifaxshippingassociation.com

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ON OUR COVER: With ambitious infrastructure improvements, the Port of Halifax prepares to handle the world’s largest cargo ships. Photo: HPA

INSET: Every September, industry stakeholders from around the world gather in Halifax for Port Days. Photo: Steve Farmer

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PORTSIDE NOTES

Top marks S&P Global Ratings recently affirmed Halifax Port

Authority’s A+ investment-grade credit rating. The report says: “Our assessment of HPA’s very strong financial performance reflects the authority’s solid operating performance in the past several years and our expectation that the Port will continue to handle more cargo, containers, and cruise ships in the next several years.” “We are developing infrastructure for the benefit of the entire port and larger community including stakeholders and partners,” says Halifax Port Authority senior vice-president Paul MacIsaac. “While doing this, the financial position of the Halifax Port Authority remains strong.” Q

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Reassuring Canada’s allies In July, the Royal Canadian Navy

frigate HMCS Halifax left the Port for a six-month tour on Operation Reassurance, supporting NATO “assurance and deterrence” measures in Central and Eastern Europe. Although mechanical issues delayed its departure for approximately a week, Halifax is “well prepared to embark upon this important operation,” says a report by Mona Ghiz on the navy website. “The ship’s company has worked incredibly hard over the last nine-plus months and more to get ready for this deployment,” says Commodore Craig Skjerpen, commander of the navy’s Halifax-based Atlantic fleet. “They have exceeded the standards that we have set out at every step.”

During the deployment, Halifax will replace HMCS Toronto and assume the role of flagship for Standing NATO Maritime Group 2, one of four multinational, high readiness maritime forces composed of vessels from allied countries. “Operation Reassurance is Canada’s mission with NATO in various waters that connect to Europe,” explains Commander Scott Nelson, Halifax’s commanding officer. “Canada commits to a ship consistency in the region to assure our NATO allies that we are there to support the endeavours of NATO’s mission overseas.” This is the first time Halifax will deploy on Operation Reassurance and the twelfth time a Canadian naval ship has taken part since 2014. “A lot of work has gone into getting the ship ready: from the sailors on

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board, to shore establishments like Fleet Maintenance Facility Cape Scott, Base Logistics, and Sea Training,” Nelson says. With addition of Commodore Josée Kurtz (commander of the group) and her staff, Halifax will have a complement of 253. Q

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AT THE HELM The Halifax Port Authority's board

Seeing the future The Port of Halifax recently unveiled its new Vessel Forecast Summary

application, giving Port users a more accurate estimate of container vessel arrivals. Powered by eeSea (a Copenhagen-based leader in global vessel forecasting), the tool tracks all container vessels serving the Port of Halifax, showing the scheduled arrival date, estimated actual arrival date, and any difference (calculated to the minute). Users can track an inbound vessel up to 30 days prior to scheduled arrival at Halifax. “As a digitally-focused port, the ability for Port service providers and importers to have an accurate forecast will build on Halifax’s reputation as a consistent and reliable gateway,” says Halifax Port Authority president and CEO Karen Oldfield in a press release. “Knowing exactly when a cargo vessel is due in port is the basis for other supply chain decisions, so we see this tool as an important element in a shipper’s choice of port.” Kim Holtermand, CEO and managing director of Halterm Container Terminal, believes the forecast will be useful. “There are many factors affecting vessel arrival at berth when compared to weekly pro forma schedules,” he says. “As terminal operator, reducing the number of information sources that need to be checked and receiving reliable vessel forecasts will allow us to better schedule labour with our ocean carriers and to optimize our container yard planning and discharge operations while maximizing terminal efficiency.” Calvin Whidden, president of Ceres Halifax, agrees. “The Vessel Forecast Summary report is a very useful tool for everyone involved in our industry,” he says. “The sharing of real-time information to allow business to react to supply chain data is the way of the future. It is great to see the Port of Halifax leading the way in this new era of electronic information sharing.” The Port of Halifax is a good fit to work with eeSea, according to CEO Simon Sundboell. “When the Port of Halifax approached us, we jumped at the opportunity to work in partnership,” he says. “We are aware of no other provider that offers vessel forecasting in such a detailed and accurate way. eeSea’s algorithm is unique, using… satellite tracking, along with additional attributes such as port congestion risks, carriers’ historical accuracy, past sailing patterns, port stay times, and omissions that other competing products simply do not employ.” Over the coming months, HPA plans to expand the forecast to include noncontainer vessel arrivals at the Port of Halifax and vessel departures. See it at portofhalifax.ca/port-operations-centre/#!/vessel-forecast. Q 8

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of directors recently named its new president and CEO. Captain Allan Gray, who is currently harbour master and GM (operations) of Fremantle Ports in Perth, Australia, will join HPA in November 2019. “Captain Gray’s extensive experience in leading a large port with similar priorities and economic impact as our own, from container and bulk shipping to cruise and infrastructure expansion projects, will serve the growing Port of Halifax’s needs well,” says board chair Hector Jacques. “Our new CEO brings great depth and breadth of experience, and relationships in maritime transportation, shipping and cruise which will allow the Port of Halifax to continue to play an important role in growing Canada’s international trade.” The hiring is the result of an international search for a successor to current HPA president and CEO Karen Oldfield. Gray plans to visit Halifax in September for Port Days. “I am excited to be joining the Port of Halifax, which is well-recognized around the world for being well-run and highly competitive,” he says. “I look forward to working with the board, staff, Port partners and the community to support the development, alignment and implementation of the Port’s vision and strategy.” Jacques expects Gray to build on the progress the Port has made during Oldfield's term. “The Port of Halifax is now wellpositioned for significant future growth,” he says. “I want to thank CEO Karen Oldfield and her team at HPA for their efforts to ensure our port becomes Canada’s east coast entry point for ultra-class container vessels as well as their continued success in growing the cruise business for Halifax and all of Atlantic Canada. We welcome and look forward to Allan Gray continuing to build on this positive momentum as he assumes the position.” Q


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Work continues on a $35-million project to extend the South End Container Terminal by 135 metres.

BUILDING BLOCKS AMBITIOUS INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS ENHANCE THE PORT OF HALIFAX’S ABILITY TO SERVE CARGO CUSTOMERS’ GROWING NEEDS By Tom Peters Infrastructure projects to support the

container cargo sector at the Port of Halifax are moving forward, one in an advanced state and the other in its infancy. The $35-million, 135-metre extension to the South End Container Terminal is progressing well and is on schedule, according to Halifax Port Authority communications manager Lane Farguson. “The caissons are being placed now and we are very pleased with how things are going,” he says. “We are moving ahead with the intention of having that facility operational by this time in 2020.” The extension is required to accommodate the bigger container ships that are now calling the Port, with officials expecting bigger ships in the future. HPA president and CEO Karen Oldfield says the terminal must be able to handle two 12

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ultra-class ships simultaneously to stay competitive. Ultra-class are ships with capacities of 10,000 TEU and more. The terminal already handles vessels over 11,000 TEU. The federal government also recently announced two other infrastructure projects, supported by the provincial and municipal governments. One project will increase storage capacity at the port by adding rail track at either end of the present CN rail cut with the idea of moving containers between the two terminals by rail to reduce truck traffic in Halifax’s downtown core. “By working with all three levels of government and CN we believe we have identified a solution that will get upwards of 75% of the Port-related trucks out of downtown Halifax,” says Farguson. “We are

still in the very early stages so just what the final project will look like we can’t say yet,” he says. The Port is also getting four new railmounted cranes to load and unload containers faster and more efficiently at both terminals. The second project will upgrade the Windsor Street Exchange, near the Fairview Cove Terminal, which is a main access road to the Port. This work includes realigning the Bedford Highway, upgrading Lady Hammond Road, and installing new traffic signals to improve traffic flow. These upgrades aim to reduce traffic congestion, improve safety, and increase the reliability and efficiency of freight movements. The federal government is contributing $47.5 million. “This is the transformative change we have been working toward,”


Oldfield says. “By better using the existing assets, we will be able to seize upon the economic opportunities that will come with larger vessels calling, increase the efficiency at our terminals, and improve the quality of life for those living and working in Halifax by reducing the number of Port-related container trucks in the downtown,” she says. The work is timely, as cargo trends remain healthy, with the Port posting a strong second quarter in imports and exports in containerized cargo: a 7.9% increase in TEU in 2019 as compared to the second quarter in 2018. The Port’s terminals handled 152,439 TEU in the second quarter of 2019 compared to 141,233 over the same period in 2018. Year-to-date numbers show the TEU business is up 2.6% to 282,990 TEU compared to 275,905 in the first six months of 2018. If those numbers continue rising at the present rate, the Port could hit a new all-time high. In 2017, the Port handled a record-setting 559,242 TEU. “Certainly we are in a good position at this point in the year,” says Farguson. “I don’t make predictions where we will end up but it’s a nice place to be at this point of the year and we look forward to continue working with all the folks responsible.” Although there have been reports that

several East Coast ports have been seeing increases in container traffic coming through the Panama Canal since its expansion, Farguson says the majority of Halifax’s container traffic has been on the Southeast Asia connection through the Suez Canal and traditional trade lanes to Europe. Containerized import tonnage jumped 8.4% in the second quarter compared to the same period in 2018 while exports slipped by 1.4%. Non-containerized imports dropped 41.2% in the second quarter this year while non-containerized exports jumped 39.2%. Year-to-date non-containerized exports were up 31.7% over the first six months of 2018 while imports were off 22.3% in 2019. Overall, Port-wide cargo tonnage at both HPA and non-HPA facilities in the first six months of 2019 was down slightly from the first half of 2018. Imports decreased 3.3%. Exports declined 3.7% in the first half of 2019. On the cruise side, the Port hosted 28 cruise ship calls in the second quarter when the cruise season began and has had 41,816 passengers. These numbers are down slightly from the second quarter in 2018 when the Port hosted 32 ship calls and 42,072 passengers. Q

CRUISE CONNECTION One of the Port’s longstanding cruise partners, Cunard Line, recently hosted a special event in Halifax. Zita Cobb, who built an internationally acclaimed inn on Fogo Island, Newfoundland, and innovative businesswoman Sandra Greer won the Samuel Cunard Prize for Vision, Courage and Creativity and the Samuel Cunard Innovative Spirit Award respectively. Cunard Line hosted the Fifth Annual Samuel Cunard Awards aboard the line’s flagship Queen Mary 2 while it was docked in Halifax. Cobb, a Canadian businesswoman and social entrepreneur not only founded the Fogo Island Inn but also the Shorefast Foundation, a Canadian charity that uses business-minded means to help secure economic and cultural resilience for Fogo Island. She is an eighthgeneration Fogo Islander. The Samuel Cunard Prize awarded to Cobb was inaugurated in 2015 to celebrate the company’s 175th

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anniversary of its founder, Samuel Cunard. A Cunard Line press release says “the award acknowledges an extraordinary individual who demonstrates the qualities exemplified by Cunard throughout his life. Cobb is just that individual. Inspired to help secure a resilient future for the area where she grew up, she applied the asset-based community development approach to build another leg on Fogo Island’s economy.” With regards to her charity, the Cunard Line says, “Shorefast is recognized for its charitable initiatives and innovative businesses which reinvest in the community, such as Woodshop on Fogo Island, Fogo Island Fish and Fogo Island Inn.” Halifax businesswoman Sandra Greer received The Samuel Cunard Innovative Spirit Award. It was created to honor an extraordinary individual who, early in their career, has “demonstrated the pioneering spirit exemplified by Samuel Cunard.” Greer, President and CEO of Amirix Systems, a pioneer in underwater acoustic telemetry, spearheaded the merger of two innovative organizations, Amirix and Vemco, creating a dynamic new organization where innovation flourished. The product of the combined entity is the

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SAILING SCHEDULE Line

Service

Ports Served (alphabetically)

Cargo Type

Frequency

Day

Terminal

Agent

North Europe Atlantic Container Line

ACL A Service

Antwerp (BE) - Gothenburg (SW) - Hamburg (GE) - Liverpool (UK)

cc-gc-tc-rr

Weekly

Mon-Ex / Sun-Im Ceres

Atlantic Container Line

ACL AL1 Service

Antwerp (BE) - Hamburg (GE) - London Gateway (UK) - Rotterdam (NE)

cc-gc-tc

Weekly

Monday

Ceres

ACL ACL

CMA CGM

CMA CGM SL1 Service

Antwerp (BE) - Bremerhaven (GE) - Rotterdam (NE)

cc-tc

Weekly

Saturday

Halterm

CMA CGM

Eimskip

Eimskip Green Line Service

Reykjavik (IC)

cc-tc

Weekly

Thursday

Halterm

Eimskip

Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd AL1 Service

Antwerp (BE) - Hamburg (GE) - London Gateway (UK) - Rotterdam (NE)

cc-tc

Weekly

Monday

Ceres

Hapag Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd ATA Service

Antwerp (BE) - Gothenburg (SW) - Hamburg (GE) - Liverpool (UK)

cc-gc-tc

Weekly

Mon-Ex / Sun-Im Ceres

Hapag Lloyd

Maersk

Maersk CAE Service

Antwerp (BE) - Bremerhaven (GE) - Rotterdam (NE)

cc-tc

Weekly

Saturday

Maersk

varies

Melfi Marine

Melfi MedCaMex Service

Lisbon (PT)

cc-gc-tc

12 days

Nirint Shipping

Nirint ECCE Service

Bilbao (SP) - Rotterdam (NE)

cc-tc

15 days

Ocean Network Express "ONE"

ONE AL1 Service

Antwerp (BE) - Hamburg (GE) - London Gateway (UK) - Rotterdam (NE)

cc-tc

Weekly

Ocean Network Express "ONE"

ONE AL8 Service

Antwerp (BE) - Hamburg (GE)

cc-tc

Weekly

Halterm Halterm

Melfi

Ocean

Nirint

Monday

Ceres

ONE

Monday

Ceres

ONE

Wallenius Willhelmsen

WW A Service

Antwerp (BE) - Gothenburg (SW) - Hamburg (GE) - Liverpool (UK)

cc-gc-tc-rr

Weekly

Mon-Ex / Sun-Im Ceres

Wallenius

Yang Ming

Yang Ming AL1 Service

Antwerp (BE) - Hamburg (GE) - London Gateway (UK) - Rotterdam (NE)

cc-tc

Weekly

Monday

Ceres

Yang Ming

Hapag Lloyd

South Europe (Mediterranean) Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd AL7 Service

Algeciras (SP) - Barcelona (SP) - Tarragona (SP) - Valencia (SP)

cc-tc

Weekly

Wednesday

Halterm

Melfi Marine

Melfi MedCaMex Service

Barcelona (SP) - Genoa (IT) - Livorno/Leghorn (IT) - Valencia (SP)

cc-gc-tc

12 days

varies

Halterm

Melfi

Ocean Network Express "ONE"

ONE AL7 Service

Algeciras (SP) - Barcelona (SP) - Tarragona (SP) - Valencia (SP)

cc-tc

Weekly

Wednesday

Halterm

ONE

Yang Ming

Yang Ming AL7 Service

Algeciras (SP) - Barcelona (SP) - Tarragona (SP) - Valencia (SP)

cc-tc

Weekly

Wednesday

Halterm

Yang Ming

Zim Integrated Shipping Line

Zim ZCA Service

Ashdod (IL) - Barcelona (SP) - Haifa (IL) - Izmir/Aliaga (TR) Livorno/Leghorn (IT) - Mersin (TR) - Piraeus (GR) - Tarragona (SP) Valencia (SP)

cc-tc

Weekly

Wednesday

Halterm

Zim

varies

Halterm

Melfi

Latin America (Caribbean, Central & South America) Melfi Marine

Melfi MedCaMex Service

Altamira (MX) - Mariel (CU) - Veracruz (MX)

cc-gc-tc

12 days

Nirint Shipping

Nirint ECCE Service

Barcadera (AN) - Mariel (CU) - Moa (CU) - Willemstad (AN)

cc-tc

15 days

Tropical Shipping

Tropical Canada-Caribbean Service

Philipsburg (NA) - San Juan (PR) - St. Thomas (USVI)

cc-tc

Weekly

Monday

Ocean

Nirint

Halterm

Tropical Shipping

Zim Integrated Shipping Line

Zim CFX Service

Kingston (JA)

cc-tc

Weekly

Tuesdays

Halterm

Zim

Zim Integrated Shipping Line

Zim ZCP Service

Via the Panama Canal: Kingston (JA)

cc-tc

Weekly

Tuesday (via CFX Service)

Halterm

Zim

Cargo Type cc-tc

Frequency Weekly

Day Saturday / Sunday

Terminal Halterm

Agent APL

South / Southeast Asia & Middle East Line APL

Service APL PE1 Service

Ports Served (alphabetically) Via the Suez Canal: Cai Mep (VN) - Colombo (SL) - Hong Kong (CH) Jakarta (ID) - Laem Chabang (TH) - Port Kelang (MY) - Singapore (SG)

CMA CGM

CMA-CGM Columbus Service

Via the Suez Canal: Cai Mep (VN) - Colombo (SL) - Hong Kong (CH) Jakarta (ID) - Laem Chabang (TH) - Port Kelang (MY) - Singapore (SG)

cc-tc

Weekly

Saturday / Sunday

Halterm

CMA CGM

COSCO

COSCO AWE5 Service

Via the Suez Canal: Cai Mep (VN) - Colombo (SL) - Hong Kong (CH) Jakarta (ID) - Laem Chabang (TH) - Port Kelang (MY) - Singapore (SG)

cc-tc

Weekly

Saturday / Sunday

Halterm

COSCO

Evergreen

Evergreen PE1 Service

Via the Suez Canal: Cai Mep (VN) - Colombo (SL) - Hong Kong (CH) Jakarta (ID) - Laem Chabang (TH) - Port Kelang (MY) - Singapore (SG)

cc-tc

Weekly

Saturday / Sunday

Halterm

Evergreen

Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd EC5 Service

Via the Suez Canal: Cai Mep (VN) - Colombo (SL) - Jebel Ali (UA) - Laem Chabang (TH) - Singapore (SG)

cc-tc

Weekly

Fri-Imp / WedExp

Ceres

Hapag Lloyd

Ocean Network Express "ONE"

ONE EC5 Service

Via the Suez Canal: Cai Mep (VN) - Colombo (SL) - Jebel Ali (UA) - Laem Chabang (TH) - Singapore (SG)

cc-tc

Weekly

Fri-Imp / WedExp

Ceres

ONE

OOCL

OOCL SEAP Service

Via the Suez Canal: Cai Mep (VN) - Colombo (SL) - Hong Kong (CH) Jakarta (ID) - Laem Chabang (TH) - Port Kelang (MY) - Singapore (SG)

cc-tc

Weekly

Saturday / Sunday

Halterm

OOCL

Yang Ming

Yang Ming EC5 Service

Via the Suez Canal: Cai Mep (VN) - Colombo (SL) - Jebel Ali (UA) - Laem Chabang (TH) - Singapore (SG)

cc-tc

Weekly

Fri-Imp / WedExp

Ceres

Yang Ming

Zim ZCP Service

Via the Panama Canal: Ningbo (CH) - Pusan/Busan (SK) - Qingdao (CH) - cc-tc Shanghai (CH) - Tianjin/Xingang (CH)

Weekly

Tuesday (via CFX Service)

Halterm

Zim

North Asia Zim Integrated Shipping Line

Eastern Canada, United States, St. Pierre & Miquelon Atlantic Container Line

ACL A Service

Baltimore (MD) - New York (NY) - Norfolk (VA)

cc-gc-tc-rr

Weekly

Mon-Ex / Sun-Im Ceres

Atlantic Container Line

ACL AL1 Service

New York (NY) - Norfolk (VA) - Philadelphia (PA)

cc-gc-tc

Weekly

Monday

Ceres

ACL ACL

APL

APL PE1 Service

Via the Suez Canal: Charleston (SC) - New York (NY) - Norfolk (VA) Savannah (GA)

cc-tc

Weekly

Saturday / Sunday

Halterm

APL

CMA CGM

CMA CGM SL1 Service

Montreal (QC)

cc-tc

Weekly

Saturday

Halterm

CMA CGM

CMA CGM

CMA-CGM Columbus Service

Via the Suez Canal: Charleston (SC) - New York (NY) - Norfolk (VA) Savannah (GA)

cc-tc

Weekly

Saturday / Sunday

Halterm

CMA CGM

COSCO

COSCO AWE5 Service

Via the Suez Canal: Charleston (SC) - New York (NY) - Norfolk (VA) Savannah (GA)

cc-tc

Weekly

Saturday / Sunday

Halterm

COSCO

Eimskip

Eimskip Green Line Service

Argentia (NL) - Portland (ME)

cc-tc

Weekly

Thursday

Halterm

Eimskip

Evergreen

Evergreen PE1 Service

Via the Suez Canal: Charleston (SC) - New York (NY) - Norfolk (VA) Savannah (GA)

cc-tc

Weekly

Saturday / Sunday

Halterm

Evergreen

Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd AL1 Service

New York (NY) - Norfolk (VA) - Philadelphia (PA)

cc-tc

Weekly

Monday

Ceres

Hapag Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd AL7 Service

New York (NY) - Norfolk (VA) - Savannah (GA)

cc-tc

Weekly

Wednesday

Halterm

Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd ATA Service

Baltimore (MD) - New York (NY) - Norfolk (VA)

cc-gc-tc

Weekly

Mon-Ex / Sun-Im Ceres

Hapag Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd EC5 Service

Via the Suez Canal: Jacksonville (FL) - New York (NY) - Norfolk (VA) Savannah (GA)

cc-tc

Weekly

Fri-Imp / WedExp

Ceres

Hapag Lloyd

Maersk

Maersk CAE Service

Montreal (QC)

cc-tc

Weekly

Saturday

Halterm

Maersk

Oceanex

Oceanex Service

Argentia (NL) - St. John's (NL)

cc-gc-tc-rr

Weekly

Thursday

Halterm

Oceanex

Ocean Network Express "ONE"

ONE AL1 Service

New York (NY) - Norfolk (VA) - Philadelphia (PA)

cc-tc

Weekly

Monday

Ceres

ONE

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Hapag Lloyd


Ocean Network Express "ONE"

ONE EC5 Service

Via the Suez Canal: Cai Mep (VN) - Colombo (SL) - Jebel Ali (UA) - Laem Chabang (TH) - Singapore (SG)

cc-tc

Weekly

Fri-Imp / WedExp

Ceres

ONE

OOCL

OOCL SEAP Service

Via the Suez Canal: Cai Mep (VN) - Colombo (SL) - Hong Kong (CH) Jakarta (ID) - Laem Chabang (TH) - Port Kelang (MY) - Singapore (SG)

cc-tc

Weekly

Saturday / Sunday

Halterm

OOCL

Via the Suez Canal: Cai Mep (VN) - Colombo (SL) - Jebel Ali (UA) - Laem Chabang (TH) - Singapore (SG)

cc-tc

Weekly

Fri-Imp / WedExp

Ceres

Yang Ming

Frequency Weekly

Day Tuesday (via CFX Service)

Terminal Halterm

Agent Zim

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Yang Ming

Yang Ming EC5 Service

North Asia Line Zim Integrated Shipping Line

Service Zim ZCP Service

Ports Served (alphabetically) Via the Panama Canal: Ningbo (CH) - Pusan/Busan (SK) - Qingdao (CH) - Cargo cc-tc Type Shanghai (CH) - Tianjin/Xingang (CH)

North Europe Eastern Canada, United States, St. Pierre & Miquelon Atlantic Atlantic Container Container Line Line

ACL A Service

Antwerp - Gothenburg (SW)--Norfolk Hamburg (GE) - Liverpool (UK) Baltimore(BE) (MD) - New York (NY) (VA)

cc-gc-tc-rr

Weekly

Mon-Ex / Sun-Im Ceres

Atlantic Atlantic Container Container Line Line

ACL AL1 Service

Antwerp (GE)--Philadelphia London Gateway New York(BE) (NY)- Hamburg - Norfolk (VA) (PA) (UK) - Rotterdam (NE)

cc-gc-tc

Weekly

Monday

Ceres

ACL

CMA APL CGM

CMA CGMService SL1 Service APL PE1

cc-tc

Weekly

CMA CGM APL

Eimskip Green Line Service CMA CGM SL1 Service Hapag-Lloyd AL1 Service CMA-CGM Columbus Service Hapag-Lloyd ATA Service

cc-tc cc-tc cc-tc cc-tc cc-gc-tc

Weekly Weekly Weekly Weekly Weekly

Halterm Halterm Ceres Halterm Ceres

Eimskip CMA CGM Hapag Lloyd CMA CGM Hapag Lloyd

Maersk COSCO Melfi Marine

Maersk CAE Service COSCO AWE5 Service Melfi MedCaMex Service

cc-tc cc-tc cc-gc-tc

Weekly Weekly 12 days

Saturday / Sunday Thursday Saturday Monday Saturday / Mon-Ex / Sun-Im Sunday Saturday Saturday / Sunday varies

Halterm

Eimskip CMA CGM Hapag-Lloyd CMA CGM Hapag-Lloyd

Antwerp (BE) Canal: - Bremerhaven (GE) - Rotterdam Via the Suez Charleston (SC) - New York(NE) (NY) - Norfolk (VA) Savannah (GA) Reykjavik (IC) Montreal (QC) Antwerp (BE) - Hamburg (GE) - London Gateway (UK) - Rotterdam (NE) Via the Suez Canal: Charleston (SC) - New York (NY) - Norfolk (VA) Antwerp (BE) - Gothenburg (SW) - Hamburg (GE) - Liverpool (UK) Savannah (GA) Antwerp (BE) - Bremerhaven (GE) - Rotterdam (NE) Via the Suez Canal: Charleston (SC) - New York (NY) - Norfolk (VA) Savannah Lisbon (PT)(GA)

Halterm Halterm Halterm

Maersk COSCO Melfi

Eimskip Nirint Shipping

Eimskip Green Line Service Nirint ECCE Service

Argentia (NL) - Portland (ME) Bilbao (SP) - Rotterdam (NE)

cc-tc

Weekly 15 days

Thursday

Halterm Ocean

Eimskip Nirint

Evergreen Ocean Network Express "ONE"

Evergreen PE1 Service ONE AL1 Service

Via the Suez Charleston (SC) - New York (NY) (VA)(NE) Antwerp (BE) Canal: - Hamburg (GE) - London Gateway (UK) --Norfolk Rotterdam Savannah (GA)

cc-tc

Weekly

Saturday Monday / Sunday

Halterm Ceres

Evergreen ONE

Hapag-Lloyd Ocean Network Express "ONE" Hapag-Lloyd Wallenius Willhelmsen Hapag-Lloyd Yang Ming Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd AL1 Service ONE AL8 Service

New York(BE) (NY)- Hamburg - Norfolk (VA) Antwerp (GE)- Philadelphia (PA)

cc-tc

Weekly

Monday

Ceres

Hapag ONE Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd AL7 Service WW A Service Hapag-Lloyd ATA Service Yang Ming AL1 Service Hapag-Lloyd EC5 Service

New York (NY) - Norfolk (VA) - Savannah (GA) Antwerp (BE) - Gothenburg (SW) - Hamburg (GE) - Liverpool (UK) Baltimore (MD) - New York (NY) - Norfolk (VA) Antwerp (BE) - Hamburg (GE) - London Gateway (UK) - Rotterdam (NE) Via the Suez Canal: Jacksonville (FL) - New York (NY) - Norfolk (VA) Savannah (GA)

cc-tc cc-gc-tc-rr cc-gc-tc cc-tc cc-tc

Weekly Weekly Weekly Weekly Weekly

Wednesday Mon-Ex / Sun-Im Mon-Ex / Sun-Im Monday Fri-Imp / WedExp

Halterm Ceres Ceres Ceres Ceres

Hapag Lloyd Wallenius Hapag Lloyd Yang Ming Hapag Lloyd

Montreal (QC) Algeciras (SP) - Barcelona (SP) - Tarragona (SP) - Valencia (SP) Argentia (NL) - St. John's (NL) Barcelona (SP) - Genoa (IT) - Livorno/Leghorn (IT) - Valencia (SP) New York (NY)(alphabetically) - Norfolk (VA) - Philadelphia (PA) Ports Served Algeciras (SP) - Barcelona (SP) - Tarragona (SP) - Valencia (SP)

cc-tc cc-tc cc-gc-tc-rr cc-gc-tc cc-tc Cargo Type cc-tc

Weekly Weekly Weekly 12 days Weekly Frequency Weekly

Saturday Wednesday Thursday varies Monday Day Wednesday

Halterm Halterm Halterm Halterm Ceres Terminal Halterm

Maersk Hapag Lloyd Oceanex Melfi ONE Agent ONE

South Europe (Mediterranean)

Maersk Hapag-Lloyd Oceanex Melfi Marine Ocean Line Network Express Ocean "ONE" Network Express "ONE" Ocean Network Express Yang "ONE"Ming Zim Integrated Ocean NetworkShipping ExpressLine

"ONE"

Maersk CAE Service Hapag-Lloyd AL7 Service Oceanex Service Melfi MedCaMex Service ONE AL1 Service Service ONE AL7 Service

ACL

ONE AL7 Service Yang Ming AL7 Service

New York (NY) - Norfolk (VA) - Savannah (GA) Algeciras (SP) - Barcelona (SP) - Tarragona (SP) - Valencia (SP)

cc-tc cc-tc

Weekly Weekly

Wednesday Wednesday

Halterm Halterm

ONE Yang Ming

Zim ONEZCA AL8Service Service

Ashdod (IL)(MD) - Barcelona (SP)(NY) - Haifa (IL) - Izmir/Aliaga (TR) Baltimore - New York - Norfolk (VA) Livorno/Leghorn (IT) - Mersin (TR) - Piraeus (GR) - Tarragona (SP) Valencia (SP) Via the Suez Canal: Jacksonville (FL) - New York (NY) - Norfolk (VA) Savannah (GA)

cc-tc cc-tc

Weekly Weekly

Wednesday Monday

Halterm Ceres

Zim ONE

Ocean Network Express

ONE EC5 Service

OOCL Melfi Marine

OOCL SEAP Service Melfi MedCaMex Service

"ONE" America (Caribbean, Central & South America) Latin

cc-tc

Weekly

Ceres

ONE

Halterm Halterm

OOCL Melfi

Friday Monday

Ocean Ceres Halterm

Weekly Weekly

Monday Tuesdays

Halterm Halterm

Nirint TMSI Tropical Shipping Tropical Zim Shipping

Weekly Weekly

Tuesday Mon-Ex /(via Sun-Im Halterm Ceres CFX Service) Monday Ceres

Via the Suez Canal: Charleston (SC) - New York (NY) - Norfolk (VA) Altamira (MX) - Mariel (CU) - Veracruz (MX) Savannah (GA) Nirint Shipping Nirint ECCE Service Barcadera (AN) - Mariel (CU) - Moa (CU) - Willemstad (AN) Transport Service International Transport Maritime Service (St. Pierre Argentia (NL) - St.-Pierre and Miquelon (FR) Tropical Shipping Tropical Canada-Caribbean Service Philipsburg (NA) - San Juan (PR) - St. Thomas (USVI) et Miquelon)

cc-tc cc-gc-tc

Weekly 12 days

cc-tc cc-gc-tc-rr cc-tc

15 days Weekly Weekly

Tropical Shipping Zim Integrated Shipping Line

Tropical Canada-Caribbean Service Zim CFX Service

West Palm Beach (FL) Kingston (JA)

cc-tc cc-tc

Zim Integrated Shipping Line Wallenius Willhelmsen

Zim Service WWZCP A Service

Via the Panama Kingston Baltimore (MD) -Canal: New York (NY) (JA) - Norfolk (VA)

cc-tc cc-gc-tc-rr

Yang Ming

Yang Ming AL1 Service

New York (NY) - Norfolk (VA) - Philadelphia (PA)

cc-tc

Weekly

South / Southeast Asia & Middle East Yang Ming Yang Ming AL7 Service

New York (NY) - Norfolk (VA) - Savannah (GA)

cc-tc

Weekly

Yang Ming APL

cc-tc cc-tc

Weekly Weekly

cc-tc

Weekly

cc-tc

Weekly

Zim Integrated Shipping Line

Zim CFX Service

Via the the Suez Suez Canal: Canal:Cai Jacksonville - New York - Norfolk (VA)-Via Mep (VN)(FL) - Colombo (SL) (NY) - Hong Kong (CH) Savannah Jakarta (ID)(GA) - Laem Chabang (TH) - Port Kelang (MY) - Singapore (SG) New York (NY)

Zim Integrated Shipping Line

Zim ZCA Service

New York (NY) - Norfolk (VA) - Savannah (GA)

Wednesday

Halterm

Fri-Imp / /WedSaturday Exp Sunday Tuesdays Wednesday

Ceres Halterm

Zim Wallenius

Yang Ming Yang Ming Yang Ming APL

Halterm

Zim

Halterm

Zim

PHOTO: STEVE FARMER/HPA

YangPE1 Ming EC5 Service APL Service

Fri-Imp / WedExp Saturday / varies Sunday

cc – containerized cargo

gc – general cargo

tc – temperature-controlled cargo

rr – roll-on/roll-off cargo

Sailing schedule is published for reference only. Check with the ship line directly to ensure accuracy. portofhalifax.ca/port-operations-centre

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CARRIER SPOTLIGHT

STRONG PARTNER CN IS A VITAL INTERMODAL LINK FOR HALIFAX, CONNECTING THE PORT TO A CONTINENT-SPANNING RAIL NETWORK By Tom Peters

As the only freight rail line serving

Halifax, CN continues to be central to the Port of Halifax and its cargo business. It connects Atlantic Canada’s major container port to markets in Central Canada and the American Midwest and beyond, south to the Gulf of Mexico and as far west as the Pacific. “Halifax is a key gateway for CN connecting Canadian businesses and consumers to the world,” says Alexandre Boule, CN’s senior advisor, media relations and public affairs. “CN currently provides a daily intermodal service to meet import and export demands and has sufficient capacity to increase this service if required.” The Class 1 railway operates a single train daily in and out of the port with the length of the train running upwards of 10,000 feet at peak periods. 20

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“It is very important that we have a strong relationship and that is why we treat it like a partnership,” says Karen Oldfield, president and CEO, Halifax Port Authority (HPA). “Halifax is a rail port. Over 60% of the containerized cargo that moves through the terminals is rail-based. When we look at growth opportunities, we see tremendous potential in Quebec, Ontario, and the U.S. Midwest, but all of that growth is rail-based.” Oldfield adds that CN is keen to increase its cargo volumes through Halifax. “CN has proven time and time again that they are an excellent partner for the Port,” she adds. “We work closely with the CN management team on operational matters and also on marketing campaigns and business development.”

The federal government recently announced a $47.5-million commitment through its National Trade Corridors Fund for two projects that will increase capacity and improve traffic access to the Port to move Canadian goods to international markets. “Our partners in this project, particularly CN and Halifax Regional Municipality believe collectively we can better utilize existing rail infrastructure and we continue to refine options,” Oldfield says. “CN’s support and commitment to the project has been critical in getting it to this point and will be equally important as the project develops.” As container ships and cargo volumes grow, upgrades like this will pay off. “CN will continue to work with the Halifax


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Port Authority and PSA to provide a big ship/big train operation ensuring the competitiveness of the gateway,” Boule says. “CN has the ability to operate intermodal trains up to 14,000 feet in length on its network facilitating the move inland and supporting the overall supply chain.” Created in 1919, CN has been moving cargo across the continent for a century. “CN has had an important footprint in Halifax from the time where many Canadian soldiers traveled to Halifax on CN trains on their way for overseas deployment to today where CN handles all rail-served containers imported and exported through the marine facility,” says Boule. “Halifax is the site of a major Autoport, where automotive vehicles imported from overseas enter North America for distribution across the continent. One of our intermodal terminals is also located in Halifax.” CN’s Autoport, a fixture in Eastern Passage for several years, is one of North America’s largest vehicle processing and transshipment facilities, handling nearly 185,000 vehicles a year. “CN is vital to our community connecting us with the rest of Canada and North America,” says Halifax Mayor Mike Savage. “As we look to build upon Halifax’s competitive advantage, we know that CN will help grow the Port’s international trade capacity and efficiently, safely transport goods to market. CN has been with us for the last century and I know they will continue to be an important part of Halifax’s journey in the years to come.”

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CARRIER SPOTLIGHT local spending of $49 million, has made recent capital investments of $20 million, and has paid over $9 million in taxes. But CN’s contributions to the province extend beyond cargo. “CN has a history of community partnerships in Nova Scotia including the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Halifax Women’s History Society, and the Mission to Seafarers,” Boule says. “In 2018, CN donated nearly $105,000 to Nova Scotiabased organizations.” At CN’s 100 anniversary celebrations, the railway announced it is creating a Halifax Community Board to guide the CN Stronger Communities Fund’s decisions and to strengthen community partnerships. Robert Pace, chairman of CN’s board of directors, says with the announcement: “CN is making sure that its decisions are aligned with our communities’ needs.” Community leaders comprise the board, with a focus on supporting local, grassroots organizations with funding requests. “CN wants to improve the quality of life of the communities in which it operates and we believe the more aligned we are with community decisions, the better we will achieve this goal,” says Sean Finn, executive vice-president corporate services and chief legal officer at CN. It’s all part of CN’s plan to remain a big part of Halifax. “CN has the necessary rail corridor capacity to handle further growth in the area,” says Boule. “CN will continue to work with the terminal operators and our supply chain partners to identify future infrastructure needs if and when required.” Q 24

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SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT INDUSTRY STAKEHOLDERS GATHER AT PORT DAYS TO SHARE EXPERTISE AND PLAN FOR THE FUTURE By Tom Peters

The acquisition of Halterm by

Singapore-based PSA International Pte Ltd (PSA) and its future plans for the South End Terminal and Halifax are expected to be hot topics for discussion among delegates at the annual Halifax Port Days. PSA purchased Halterm, operator of the Port’s South End Terminal, from Macquarie Infrastructure Partners. PSA is a leading global port group with flagship operations in Singapore and Antwerp. PSA’s portfolio comprises a network of over 50 coastal, rail, and inland terminals in 18 countries. 26

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“We are excited to welcome Halterm into PSA’s global family of ports, as PSA’s first coastal terminal in Canada,” Tan Chong Meng, group CEO, PSA International, says in a release. “We look forward to working alongside the Halifax Port Authority, customers, staff, and the local community, as well as key stakeholders like the International Longshoremen’s Association and Canadian National Railway Company [CN] to further enhance Halterm’s capabilities and connectivity to serve the needs of shippers in the greater hinterland of Canada and beyond.”

Halifax Port Authority president and CEO Karen Oldfield welcomes PSA. “With international reach, deep knowledge of the international shipping industry and strong global partnerships, we look forward to working with PSA International, sharing with them best practices and developing new technologies and digital strategies that will position the Port of Halifax for future growth, for the benefit of both our organizations, for Halifax, for Nova Scotia and all of Canada,” she says in a release. Halterm is the only container terminal in Eastern Canada that can serve mega


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“[Port Days] is sort of the event of the year as it relates to connecting all Port-related suppliers and our staff and HPA staff” —Dennis Campbell opening reception and the extremely popular lobster feast that closes out the two days of activities. These events attract hundreds of conference delegates. On the main day of the event, activities kickoff with the chairman’s breakfast, followed by the business sessions and then the main luncheon with a keynote speaker. This year’s business session participants include Simon Sundboell (CEO eeSea), Keith Reardon (CN senior vice-president, consumer product supply chain growth),

Hasmig Manoukian (director of logistics, global sourcing, Reitman’s Canada Limited and chair Canadian Retail Shippers’ Association), and Adam Frank (CTO QRadar, IBM Security Intelligence). Farguson says because of the preplanning required and the attention to detail for these events, much of the organization is contracted out to Halifax’s Parkhill Events. Parkhill, which organizes the golf tournament, works with catering companies to deliver an overall program


which includes meal planning, seating arrangements, and other logistics. Other vital ingredients to the overall success of Port Days are the sponsorships from various companies within the Port community and the trade show at the Cunard Centre. Farguson says HPA “shops yearly” for sponsors to help cover the costs of different events. “We appreciate each contribution we get because without the sponsors we couldn’t put this event on,” he says. Farguson adds that HPA’s Patrick Bohan, director, supply chain solutions, “is instrumental in reaching out to different groups that have sponsored in the past and finding new ones as well.” Farguson adds that considerable consultation occurs within the HPA as part of the overall event planning. “We are delivering all aspects of the program,” he says. “We want to ideally deliver a program delegates appreciate. We have had very strong numbers of delegates in recent years so hopefully that is a reflection that we are doing things right.” One delegate, in particular, who marks Port Days on his calendar is Dennis Campbell of Halifax, CEO of Ambassatours and Murphy’s on the Water restaurant. Campbell says his company, which operates bus charters and tours for cruise passengers, has attended Port Days each year for over 20 years. “It is sort of the event of the year as it relates to connecting all Port-related suppliers and our staff and HPA staff,” he says. Although Port Days “tends to be more cargo focused” because cargo is a huge part of the business, he says it is interesting to note the number of food and beverage suppliers who deal with cruise ships and other aspects of the Port who are also suppliers to Campbell’s business. Campbell says the networking at the conference with so many marine industry people leads to business opportunities. “There has been a number of pieces of business that have come from it for our company,” he says, such as harbour tours, bus charters, and corporate bookings at the restaurant. Campbell stressed that the revitalization of the seaport has also been a big boon to Port Days. He says the transition of the area with Seaport Market, Garrison Breweries, Pier 21 museum, the Cunard Centre, the cruise pavilion, and other attractions has created an attractive atmosphere. “People want to be there and be part of it,” he says. “It has such a nice mix of something for everybody and it keeps getting better.” Q

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