the Following release was issued by the port today:
The Board of Directors of the Halifax Port Authority and the CEO are pleased to confirm that the work on the temporary South End Container Terminal berth extension has commenced, implementing its August 2018 board decision and announced at Halifax Port Days.
The berth extension will ensure that the Port of Halifax will continue to be a vital link in the Canadian supply chain, facilitate global economic ties and provide access to international markets for importers and exporters.
Construction is anticipated to be complete in Q1 of 2020.
A tender was recently issued, closing Nov 2 for the Dredging of the expanded area.
File Photo from the previous pier expansion work.