Port Saint John welcomes the HMCS Oriole tall ship for New Brunswick Day

Saint John, N.B. – The HMCS Oriole, the Canadian Navy’s sail training vessel, will be docking at the Port Saint John Pugsley Slip at the bottom of Princess Street this New Brunswick Day. The ship is arriving at 10:00 am on August 2nd and departing at 10:00 am on August 4th.   The public can view the ship up close from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm on August 2 and […]

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Saint John Port Authority Interim CEO Announced

Saint John Port Authority President and CEO Jim Quinn will step down from his role effective July 13, 2021, to continue his transition to the Senate of Canada. “On behalf of the Board of Directors, we thank Jim for his unwavering commitment to the Port of Saint John and the administration of Saint John Port […]

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Port Saint John Held 21st Annual General Meeting

Saint John, N.B.- On May 31, 2021, Port Saint John came together virtually with industry partners and stakeholders for their second virtual annual general meeting, and twenty first annual meeting. Board Chair, Lisa Keenan and CEO, Jim Quinn shared details of the year’s successes and challenges with over 103 attendees from across the region and […]

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Virtual Port Days conference focuses on cargo growth, return of cruise, and collaboration with community

For immediate release  May 6, 2021  Virtual Port Days conference focuses on cargo growth, return of cruise, and collaboration with community Saint John (NB) –Port Days, a maritime and transportation industry conference with more than 60 years of history, is held each June and, though stopped by the pandemic in 2020, will be held this year for the first time virtually on June 8th.   Port Days has been a […]

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Port Saint John Congratulates City of Saint John on Announcement on Initial Work for Fundy Quay

Port Saint John congratulates the City of Saint John on today’s funding announcement made together with the Federal and Provincial government representatives and Fundy Quay developer Dr. David Elias.  We are excited that this funding will enable important initial project work to move forward in 2021. Port Saint John is pleased to see the Fundy […]

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Port Saint John Statement on Extension of Canadian Waters Cruise Suspension to February 2022

As one of Canada’s most active cruise ports, we respect the direction given by Transport Canada regarding the extension of the suspension of cruise operations in Canadian waters to February 2022. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Port Saint John, is working closely with the Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA) Cruise Committee who have […]

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Port Saint John Supports Seafarers Critical Communication Needs with Pier-side WiFi

The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified the already extremely isolated life of seafarers. Recently Port Saint John stepped forward to assist seafarers in this unprecedented time of crisis by investing in pier-side WiFi at the West Side terminals. In the early months of the pandemic, face-to-face services that seafarers around the world rely upon were suspended, […]

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