Our Role in Land Development

As a government business enterprise, operating independently under Transport Canada’s national port authority system, Port Saint John provides a crucial link to the Canadian transportation network and is strategically significant to the nation’s trade. Business taking place in our domain accounts for $242 M of the province’s GDP, making our Port land and facilities the ideal staging point for importers, exporters, marine service providers, and manufacturers alike.  Through […]

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Port Modernization Project Well Underway

The Port’s west side facilities are a beehive of activity these days with the $205 Million West Side Modernization project well underway. Contractors began caisson construction last week, marking a significant milestone in the infrastructure upgrade. The 8 caissons being created over the next 5 months will support the consolidation of the Rodney and Navy Island terminals for […]

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Port Saint John Holds First Ever Virtual Annual General Meeting  

 On May 21, 2020, Port Saint John came together with industry partners and stakeholders for its first ever virtual annual general meeting. Though the COVID-19 global pandemic pushed the event online, the spirit of collaboration was alive and well as Board Chair, Lisa Keenan and CEO, Jim Quinn shared details of the year’s successes and challenges with over 125 attendees from across the […]

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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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Welcome, the Port 12

At Port Saint John, you’ll find a delightful anomaly in a province grappling with population decline: 12 babies born to the organization’s 35-person workforce over 13 months. That’s roughly one third of Port employees who welcomed a new infant, and massive life changes, over a one-year period. For the Port, this baby boom means several […]

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