Port Saint John Business Development Team to Market in Brazil Next Week

Two members of the Port Saint John business development team are travelling to Sᾶo Paulo, Brazil for the 25th Annual Intermodal South America Conference (March 19-21, 2019).

“Our message for the Brazilian marketplace is about the transportation options between New Brunswick and Brazil. We’ll outline the opportunities for trade as well as the competitive container connectivity that Port Saint John can offer shippers to get to and from the North American marketplace,” said Andrew Dixon, Senior Vice President Trade and Business Development.

Dixon will also speak on a transportation panel about Port Saint John during the event plus he and colleague, Shannon Blanchard, Cargo Development Manager for Port Saint John will take part in a concurrent trade development workshop hosted by Abrilog.

The Port Saint John panel will also feature a Canadian trade commissioner stationed in Brazil, as well as representatives from container terminal operator DP World Saint John and CMA CGM (one of the weekly container services at the Port).

Intermodal South America features transportation industry representatives from more than 22 countries and is a major platform to network and exchange experiences about worldwide supply chain, the integration between the industry and the retail segment, e-commerce and challenges, trends and the future of transportation.

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Media Contact:

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

About Port Saint John:

Located in the southern part of the province of New Brunswick, Port Saint John is Canada’s third largest port by volume of cargo handled.  A diverse cargo base consists of an average of 28 million metric tonnes of cargo annually, including dry and liquid bulks, break bulk, and containers.  The geographic position of the port, its naturally hospitable people and historic attractions coupled with world-class tour operators, make Saint John an ideal Atlantic Canadian destination for attracting the world’s leading cruise lines to the Bay of Fundy.