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A Quarter Million Passengers –2010 milestone at the Port of Halifax

October 21, 2010 – Halifax, N.S - The Port of Halifax reached a cruise milestone today with over a quarter million passengers visiting the port this season.  This means a significant economic benefit with an estimated expenditure of $50 million from passenger, crew, and cruise lines to our local area. Today there are four cruise ships docked at the Port of Halifax, with a total passenger capacity of 10,000.

This year’s cruise season started on April 27th and finishes on October 30th.

Cathy McGrail will be available for media interviews.

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Lizzie Moore
Public Affairs
Halifax Port Authority
emoore@portofhalifax.ca
(902)426-3465


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