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Schedule of public viewing locations for Queen Mary 2 departure from Halifax

July 9, 2015, Halifax, NS – Following a day of celebrations commemorating the 175th anniversary of the first Cunard vessel transatlantic crossing on July 10, 2015, a special sendoff will take place in Halifax harbour. The Queen Mary 2 will

2015 Cruise Season is Underway

Atlantic Canada Cruise Association (ACCA) – Media Release April 27, 2015, Halifax, Nova Scotia – With the arrival of the Phoenix Reisen vessel Amadea to Halifax this morning, the 2015 cruise season is officially underway in Atlantic Canada. The Atlantic

Cruise season sails into Halifax

Monday, April 20, 2015 – The Halifax Port Authority is expecting a record year for tourism in 2015. With one week to go before the first cruise ship docks, Lane Farguson of the Port Authority talks about the economic impact

Start of Halifax cruise season delayed

April 17, 2015, Halifax, Nova Scotia – Members of the media are advised that the first scheduled cruise call in Halifax for 2015 has been cancelled. This is due to a developing storm as the vessel transits the Atlantic. The

New Video – Shore Power for Cruise Vessels

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 marine diesel air emissions by enabling ships to

Port of Halifax anticipating 146 cruise vessel calls during 2015 cruise season

February 23, 2015, Halifax, Nova Scotia – The 2015 cruise season at the Port of Halifax will begin on April 19, 2015 with the arrival of the Regal Princess. This will be the first call for the Regal Princess at

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

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