Port Specifications - Halifax

Halifax harbour is the second largest natural harbour in the world. Halifax has won both the "Best Port Welcome" award from Dreamworld Cruise Destination Magazine and "Most Receptive Port" award from Canada-New England Cruise Symposium Marketing Awards.

  • Vessel Agents

    The partners in the Atlantic Canada Cruise Association are ready to welcome your ships to our harbours. These vessel agents can help you secure the berths you need. For more information please visit Halifax Port Authority.

    Available Services

    • Airport
    • Bunker and diesel fuel
    • Canada Customs
    • Fresh water
    • Gray/black water/sludge removal
    • Hospital
    • Hydraulic gangways
    • International garbage removal
    • Pilotage Services (compulsory)
    • Port operations personnel / security
    • Ship building/repair
    • Ship chandler (marine supplies)
    • Shore Power
    • Stevedoring
    • Tugs

    Halifax Port Statistics

    Piers 20 - 22
    611.5 metres (2,006 ft)
    12.5 metres (41 ft)
    Tidal Range
    1.5 metres (4.92 ft)
    Pier 23
    213 metres (699 ft)
    10 metres (33 ft)
    Tidal Range
    1.5 metres (4.92 ft)

Mission Statement

Atlantic Canada Cruise Association is a regional partnership leading growth and development of the cruise industry to enhance Atlantic Canada's market position.

Growth of the cruise industry in Atlantic Canada provides broad economic benefit to the Atlantic Canada region through the growth of port infrastructure to meet the needs of the cruise industry and through strategic marketing partnerships.

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We would be happy to hear from you!

Atlantic Canada Cruise Association
PO Box 29052
Halifax, NS B3L 4t8

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