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.


Lizzie Moore
Public Affairs
Halifax Port Authority

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