Halifax: 2016 Shaping Up to Be Strong Season

The Port of Halifax is anticipating a strong 2016, predicting some 240,000 passengers, according to Sarah Rumley, brand and marketing coordinator.

Like many ports in Canada/New England, Halifax is seeing less ships overall, but more passengers, as cruise ships continue to inch up in size.

The port’s shore power system is part of the berth booking process for cruise lines, with lines paying what Rumley called an “interrupter” rate for power – i.e.: very reasonable.

“It’s not a revenue generator for the port,” she said, “it’s a value-added service we are providing.”

Among product enhancements is WiFi in the port’s terminals and along Halifax’s boardwalk.

Cruise Industry News Email Alerts

 

Email Newsletter

Get the latest breaking cruise news. Sign up.

Cruise Ship Orderbook

102 Ships | 207,768 Berths | $61 Billion | View

New 2021 Luxury Report

Cruise Industry News Luxury Report

Highlights:

Market Overview

40+ New Ships

2021-2027

First to Recover

New Players

Full Coverage

Order Today

All New 2021 Annual

Cruise Industry News 2021 Annual

Highlights:

Entire Industry

Supply Data

All Companies

400 Pages

Digital Access

2027 Outlook

Order Today