Deep Water Berth Extension at Port of Halifax Fully Operational
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Deep Water Berth Extension at Port of Halifax Fully Operational

The South End Container Terminal extension at the Port of Halifax is now complete and is fully operational. The first vessel to call on this expanded piece

of critical infrastructure, operated by PSA Halifax, is the Zim Tarragona which arrived on October 23, 2020. With the extension project finished, the South End Container Terminal operated by PSA Halifax now has the longest and deepest container berth in Eastern Canada with 800 metres continuous length and 16 metres depth. The recent installation of a new Super Post-Panamax crane, the largest in Eastern Canada, brings the total compliment of SPPX quay cranes at PSA Halifax to five.

Timeline

January 2019 - Dredging begins

Spring 2019 - Caisson construction begins at Richmond Terminals

Summer 2019 - Placement of caissons

Fall 2019 - Terminal infilling

Spring 2020 - Concrete walls and placement of armour stone

Summer 2020 - Arrival and placement of PSA Halifax SPPX crane

Fall 2020 -Asphalt and placement of additional topside infrastructure

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