March 14, 2023 | Circular No. 11505

Dear Member,

The Halifax Port Authority has published a Notice of Amendments to its fee schedule, which will come into effect as of April 1, 2023.  Key elements of the amendments are as per below:

  • Harbour dues, berthage fees and wharfage rates will increase by 3 percent in the auto, breakbulk and container sectors;
  • Storage for empty carrier equipment on the HPA’s common user terminals will increase by $1.00 per TEU after 8 days’ free time;
  • An additional tier has been added to the port’s ESI (Environmental Ship Index) incentive rebate for vessels with an ESI score of 65 or higher.

A copy of the full tariff can found HERE.

Members with questions or comments on the the above should contact the undersigned.


Karen Kancens
Vice President