Port of Halifax receives largest containerized cargo vessel to date
The Port of Halifax has received its largest containerized cargo vessel call to date. The Zim Antwerp, 349 metres length, 45.6 metres beam and 10,062 TEU capacity, arrived at Halterm International Container Terminal at approximately 12:00 p.m. ADT, the company said in its press release.
ZIM’s network of global shipping services covers all major international trade routes and is complemented by an extensive array of regional shipping lines, connected by 10 major hubs.
About ZIM Integrated Shipping Ltd:
ZIM Integrated Shipping Ltd was established in 1945, and has developed into one of the largest, leading carriers in the global container shipping industry. ZIM’s global reach extends to over 120 countries, with a network of global and regional shipping services that connects businesses to strategic ports around the world.
About Halterm International Container Terminal:
Halterm International Container Terminal is owned and operated by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, a part of the Macquarie Group of Companies. With natural deepwater, capability to handle any 2 sized vessel, year round ice free access and a management team with diverse international experience, Halterm is the container terminal of choice on Canada’s East Coast. Equipped with four super post - Panamax cranes, the terminal has no navigational or nautical restrictions. Halterm is an ISO 14001 certified company.
About the Port of Halifax:
The Port of Halifax is Canada’s Ultra Atlantic Gateway, connecting to more than 150 countries and generating over $1.7 billion in annual economic benefit from a diverse cargo and cruise business. Offering a natural, deep harbour and world - class infrastructure, Halifax can accommodate large volumes of containerized cargo, bulk cargo and project cargo of any size.