Port of Halifax (Canada)
Port Detail
Port Authority: Halifax Port Authority
Address: 1215 Marginal Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4P8
Phone: 902 426-8222
Fax: 902 426-7335
800 Number:
Web Site: www.portofhalifax.ca
Latitude: 44º 37' 32' N
Longitude: -63º -34' -25' W
Port Type: Seaport
Port Size: Large
Max Draft: m
General Information
First Port of Entry: Yes
ETA Message Required: Yes
USA Representative: Yes
Medical Facilities: Yes
Harbor Characteristics
Harbor Size: Large
Shelter: Excellent
Maximum Vessel Size: Over 500 feet in length
Harbor Type: Coastal Natural
Turning Area: Yes
Good Holding Ground: Yes
Entrance Restrictions
Tide: No
Overhead Limit: Yes
Swell: No
Water Depth
Channel: 66 - 75 feet 20.1 - 21.3 meters
Cargo Pier: 41 - 45 feet 12.5 - 13.7 meters
Mean Tide: 7 feet
Anchorage: 41 - 45 feet 12.5 - 13.7 meters
Oil Terminal: 46 - 50 feet 14 - 15.2 meters
Compulsory: Yes
Advisable: Yes
Local Assist:
Assist: Yes
Pratique: Yes
Deratt Cert: Yes
Telephone: Yes
Radio: Yes
Air: Yes
Telegraph: Yes
Radio Tel: Yes
Rail: Yes
Loading & Unloading
Wharves: Yes
Med Moor:
Lifts & Cranes
100+ Ton Lifts: Yes
50-100 Ton Lifts: Yes
25-49 Ton Lifts: Yes
0-24 Ton Lifts: Yes
Fixed Cranes: Yes
Mobile Cranes: Yes
Floating Cranes: Yes
Port Services
Longshore: Yes
Electrical Repair: Yes
Electrical: Yes
Navigation Equipment: Yes
Provisions: Yes
Fuel Oil: Yes
Deck: Yes
Water: Yes
Diesel Oil: Yes
Engine: Yes
Repairs, Drydock, Railway & Other Services
Ship Repairs: Major
Marine Railroad Size: Large
Drydock Size: Medium
Garbage Disposal:
Dirty Ballast: Yes
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