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Big increase of Port of Halifax container cargo in 2021

The Port of Halifax reports that containerized cargo volume increased in Q4 2021 and also posted a substantial overall growth last year.

Containerized throughput for Q4 was 161,308 TEUs and for all of 2021 amounted to 595,761 TEUs versus 507,185 TEUs in 2020 and 547,000 TEUs in 2019.

 “Terminal operators PSA Halifax and Ceres Halifax, the ILA workforce, ocean carriers, marine pilots, tug operators, CN Rail and the trucking community have all done a tremendous job maintaining the flow of cargo, including essential goods and medical supplies, through our international gateway during this global health crisis,” commented Lane Farguson, Manager Media Relations and Communications. (Photo Steve Farmer, HPA)