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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N.B. Artist Sarah Sackville selected for first ever Port Saint John Residency at Saint John Arts Centre

Saint John – Sussex-based painter Sarah Sackville, a self-described lover of cultural landscapes, has been selected for the first ever Port Saint John artist residency. Earlier this year, Port Saint John and the Saint John Arts Centre announced a landmark sponsorship of a signature gallery space at the Saint John Arts Centre, and partnership for […]

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“Solidarity to All” Salute

Saint John, N.B.- Port workforce and transportation industry partners are coming together to salute all COVID-19 frontline workers on Saturday, April 11 at 11:45 am with a one-minute ‘noise-making and tug water display’ salute. At 11:45 am on Saturday, April 11th, work will pause for at least one-moment and all vehicles will make noise by […]

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Seaports: Keeping Goods Moving

On April 5th, seaports of the Americas will commemorate Western Hemisphere Ports Day for the fifth consecutive year. Typically slated to recognize the maritime industry’s role in job creation and economic prosperity, this year we are focusing on the role of ports in the current COVID-19 global pandemic response and recovery. The 2020 event recognizes […]

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Public Statement on COVID-19

Saint John, N.B.– Considering the recent global events surrounding the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), we’d like to reassure the community that Port Saint John is taking COVID-19 and its potential ramifications very seriously. We recognize, acknowledge, and respect the concerns citizens may have about Port Saint John operations, particularly as they relate to the upcoming cruise […]

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