Port Saint John applauds Transport Canada’s announcement on cruise resumption in Canada for 2022 season

Thursday, July 15 | 2021

Saint John (N.B.) – Port Saint John is very pleased with the recent announcement by the Federal Minister of Transport with respect to cruise resumption in Canada for the 2022 season.

“This is great news for all of the businesses that rely upon cruise tourism revenues, and we have more than enough time now to plan for the safe resumption of this industry in collaboration with all of our business partners. This is another bright light of recovery as we look forward to 2022,” says Andrew Dixon, SVP of Trade and Business Development for Port Saint John, as well as Chair of the National Cruise Committee of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities.

Click here to read Transport Canada’s official announcement.

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Port Saint John is Canada’s Atlantic Canada’s largest port by tonnage and has a diverse cargo base, including dry and liquid bulk, break bulk, containers, and cruise.

Media contact:

Paula Copeland, Director, Communications & Corporate Social Responsibility, Port Saint John, M: (506) 650-5288, E: pcopeland@sjport.com