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Halifax Port Authority releases final cruise numbers for 2014

November 24 , 2014 – Halifax, N.S. – Over 217-thousand passengers visited the Port of Halifax during the cruise season. This year, the Port of Halifax welcomed 134 vessel calls with 217,305 passengers onboard from May 6 to November 15,

Cruise vessels can now plug in at the Port of Halifax

October 26 , 2014 – Halifax, N.S. – The shore power system to allow cruise vessels to plug in when calling the Port of Halifax is now complete and fully operational. Shore power is a highly effective way to reduce

Port of Halifax Planning for Busy Day During Royal Tour

May 16 , 2014 – Halifax, NS – The Halifax Port Authority is absolutely delighted the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall have chosen to visit the Halifax Seaport during the upcoming Royal Tour of Canada. May 19, 2014

2014 Cruise Season in Halifax Underway

May 4 , 2014 – Halifax, N.S. – The 2014 Halifax cruise season is now underway with the arrival of the Celebrity Infinity, a Celebrity cruise vessel, at the Port of Halifax. “This is going to be a great year

Construction Underway for Cruise Vessel Shore Power System at the Port of Halifax

March 7, 2014 – Halifax, N.S. – The Halifax Port Authority (HPA) would like to advise that construction for a shore power system for cruise vessels is now underway. HPA remains committed to allowing cruise vessels connect to shore power

Halifax Port Authority Releases Final Cruise Numbers for 2013

November 22, 2013 – Halifax, N.S. – Over a quarter of a million people visited the Port of Halifax during the cruise season. This year, the Port of Halifax welcomed 134 vessel calls with 252,121 passengers onboard from May 6

Halifax Port Authority and Ambassatours Support the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation – Atlantic Region

October 3, 2013 – Halifax, N.S. – The Halifax Port Authority is proud to partner with Ambassatours to support the activities of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) – Atlantic Region during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For a second year,

Halifax Port Authority Celebrates Longstanding Relationship with Holland America Line

September 27, 2013 – Halifax, N.S. – The Halifax Port Authority hosted a ceremony today to celebrate the longstanding relationship with Holland America Line. In honour of the 140th Anniversary of Holland America Line and 20 years of Holland America

2013 Cruise Season in Halifax Underway

May 6, 2013 – Halifax, N.S. – The 2013 cruise ship season in Nova Scotia is now underway with the morning arrival of the Veendam, a Holland America Lines vessel, and the Silver Whisper, a Silversea cruise ship, at the

Shore Power Arrives at the Port of Halifax

January 23, 2013 – Halifax, N.S. –The Port of Halifax will be the first port in Atlantic Canada to implement shore power for cruise ships, beginning with the 2014 cruise season. Shore power is a highly effective way to reduce