People Around the Port: Who is a Harbour Master?

Harbour Masters are specialists and professionals who oversee the operational readiness of ports, in Canada, this includes safety, security, and environmental protection. A Harbor Master is entrusted with overseeing and enforcing the port’s “practices and procedures” to ensure the safety of ship navigation, the security of the harbour and the efficient use of port facilities. […]

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Our healthy harbour

A group of University of New Brunswick/Canadian Rivers Institute researchers (Allen Curry, Heather Hunt and Karen Kidd) have concluded a three-year study[1] on the Saint John Harbour, and the results were very positive. The main motivations for conducting this study were to establish a long-term environmental monitoring process for the entire harbour, and to collect […]

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Port Saint John Celebrates Canada’s 150th Birthday

Saint John is set to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary, Port Saint John is also set to celebrate in honour of the sesquicentennial by extending Harbour Passage onto Long Wharf.  The Long Wharf extension will add a 1km round trip to Harbour Passage.  The extension will include interpretative displays, resting areas, and vantage points that will […]

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Port Days 2016 offers expanded business programming

From left: Gary Doer, Co-chair of the Canada Institute Advisory Board at the Wilson Centre, former Ambassador to the United States and former Premier of Manitoba; Charlotte Bell, CEO, Tourism Industry Association of Canada; and Dr. Walter Kemmsies, Managing Director, Economist and Chief Strategist for the U.S. Ports, Airports and Global Infrastructure Group at Jones […]

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