Halifax Gateway - Port of Halifax


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  • MOL ship Inaugural call to Halterm on July 21 – 6350 TEU nominal capacity
  • Historically, carriers have operated more Asia-ECNA all –water services via the Panama Canal versus the Suez Canal. It was easier to secure enough imports loads from South and North China. Forward, South East Asia is developing infrastructure to compliment. Attractive Transhipment hubs in both the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean. Influx of SSPX and PPX vessels brining change. ‘ Roll –up” smaller Transatlantic Strings on to PPX.
  • Halifax provides secure, reliable export option for Canadian agri-product to key, niche consumption markets competitive transit time options for Prairie exporters available rail capacity = existing export pipeline benefits Canadian exporters Secure and reliable food grade export facilities for the Prairies and Atlantic Canada. Agri-products to access the key consumption markets in the Mediterranean, Near East, ISC, S.E.Asia and Latin America.
  • Standard and poores A stable credit rating since 07
  • cruise Breakbulk New strategy To Toronto / Montreal via Halifax and Via BC Pearl River – Halifax plus 1 day Vietnam – Halifax minus 6 days Singapore – Halifax minus 8 days To benefit from new Asia –Suez and Transatlantic services, and to mitigate the supply chain risk via the Port of New York, HPA and other regional stakeholders are collaborating to exploit Halifax’s global connectivity with a twice weekly coastal feeder service with Boston and Portland. Shorten the supply chain for New England. Reduce the cost of capital and increase supply chain security. Provide greater access to the global market for New England. Provide water access for the Atlantic Canada trade between New England. Reduce infrastructure and environmental stress.
  • Halifax Gateway - Port of Halifax

    1. 1. Port of Halifax Presentation to Atlantic Mayors’ Congress – April 6, 2011
    2. 2. Diverse Port <ul><li>Lines of business: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cargo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bulk, breakbulk, container, roll-on/roll-off </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cruise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Port-of-call & homeport </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Real estate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>development in support of our other activities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Economic Impact of </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>$1.58 billion </li></ul></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Post-Panamax ready and Super-post-Panamax capable
    4. 4. What is Shipped Through Halifax? <ul><li>Top 5 Container Imports </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer Products </li></ul><ul><li>Clothing/Textiles </li></ul><ul><li>Beverages – Alcohol </li></ul><ul><li>Rubber </li></ul><ul><li>Automobile Parts </li></ul><ul><li>Top 5 Container Exports </li></ul><ul><li>Wood Pulp </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer Products </li></ul><ul><li>Newsprint & Paper </li></ul><ul><li>Seafood </li></ul><ul><li>Metal Products </li></ul>
    5. 5. 38% 46% 14% World Origin
    6. 6. 11 of the world’s top 15 container lines call the Port of Halifax
    7. 7. South End Container Terminal <ul><li>Operated by Halterm Container Terminal Limited </li></ul><ul><li>72 acres </li></ul><ul><li>6 cranes (2 Super </li></ul><ul><li>post-Panamax) </li></ul><ul><li>3 berths, 16.2 m (53 </li></ul><ul><li>ft) alongside </li></ul><ul><li>Throughput 700,000 </li></ul><ul><li>TEUs per annum </li></ul><ul><li>On-dock, double stack </li></ul><ul><li>rail via CN </li></ul><ul><li>500 reefer plugs </li></ul>
    8. 8. Fairview Cove Container Terminal <ul><li>Operated by Cerescorp Company </li></ul><ul><li>70 acres </li></ul><ul><li>6 cranes (3 super- </li></ul><ul><li>post-Panamax) </li></ul><ul><li>2 berths, 17 m (55ft) </li></ul><ul><li>alongside </li></ul><ul><li>Throughput 700,000 </li></ul><ul><li>TEUs per annum </li></ul><ul><li>On-dock, double-stack </li></ul><ul><li>rail via CN </li></ul><ul><li>500 Reefer Plugs </li></ul>
    9. 9. Containerized cargo growth <ul><li>In 2010, containerized cargo volume up 26% over 2009 to 435,500 TEUs </li></ul><ul><li>Second year Halifax had the highest container performance compared to North American Port growth rates </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple direct weekly services with Asia, North Europe, Med and WCSA </li></ul><ul><li>New shipping lines for a total of 20 container lines </li></ul>
    10. 10. Trends In Global Container Shipping
    11. 11. Breakbulk cargo <ul><li>23.7% growth in 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Machinery, metals imports and forest products exports </li></ul><ul><li>Richmond Multi-purpose Terminals (Gateway Project) </li></ul><ul><li>Diversification at the Grain Elevator </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exporting Canadian agri products </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Reinvesting in the Port <ul><li>Solid HPA financial position </li></ul><ul><li>$350m in the past 5 years </li></ul><ul><li>South End Terminal </li></ul><ul><li>Richmond Terminals </li></ul><ul><li>Latent capacity </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can triple volumes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>then expand to 5 times </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Future Expansion </li></ul>
    13. 13. Rail Service <ul><li>Level of Service Agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Working with our partners </li></ul><ul><li>Federal Rail Review </li></ul><ul><li>Progressing “Big Ship” </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy </li></ul>
    14. 14. Port of Halifax Representatives Serving Over 150 Countries
    15. 15. Cruise in Halifax <ul><li>19 cruise lines </li></ul><ul><li>2011 – another strong year </li></ul><ul><ul><li>230,000-240,000 range </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>126 vessels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Queen Elizabeth inaugural call </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Modern welcoming Pavilions for cruise passengers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pavilion 22 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Farmers’ Market </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cunard Centre </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. Cruise Delivers Direct Economic Benefits <ul><li>Marquee Port </li></ul><ul><li>2010 Record Year </li></ul><ul><li>261,200 passengers, up 15% from the 2009 passenger count. </li></ul><ul><li>8% of all tourists visiting Halifax are cruise passengers. </li></ul><ul><li>The economic impact is estimated to be $50 million from passenger, crew, and cruise lines to our local area. </li></ul>
    17. 17. The Port of Halifax within the Halifax & Atlantic Gateway <ul><li>Highly competitive Regional trade & transportation assets </li></ul><ul><li>Halifax Gateway Council </li></ul><ul><li>Atlantic Gateway </li></ul><ul><li>Canada’s trade gateways </li></ul>