Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Halifax Prepared to Move Cargo

(The Chronicle Herald)

The Port of Halifax hasn’t been called, but it is ready to take up any slack caused by the longshoremen’s lockout at the Port of Montreal.

“There is a potential that cargo may need to move through Halifax,” Halifax Port Authority spokeswoman Michele Peveril said in an interview Monday. [...]

Peveril said the Port of Halifax is monitoring the situation in the event Port of Montreal customers need to move their cargo to market through other transportation channels.

“If we can be helpful, we will be,” she said
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