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Sydney, Nova Scotia, August 31, 2016

MOU provides ‘labour stability’ during Sydney container terminal construction

Sydney, Nova Scotia, August 31, 2016 — The 15 local trades unions hoping for employment through the possible construction of a $1.2-billion deep-water container terminal in Sydney harbour agreed in principle to maintain labour peace during project construction...
Sydney, Nova Scotia, February 10, 2016

Announcing the new brand for Sydney’s new container terminal: NOVAPORTE™ and its adjacent logistics park NOVAZONE™.

Sydney, Nova Scotia, February 10, 2016 — The Harbor Port Development Partners (HPDP) and the Port of Sydney are pleased to announce the exciting new brand for Sydney’s new container terminal: NOVAPORTE and its adjacent logistics park NOVAZONE.

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Sydney, Nova Scotia, December 16, 2015

Cape Breton Regional Municipality and Harbor Port Development Partners announce sister city relationship with the port city of Dalian in China

Sydney, Nova Scotia, December 16, 2015 — The Mayor of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) and the City of Dalian, Liaoning Province in the People’s Republic of China are pleased to announce they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) laying the ground work for an official sister city relationship between the two regions and...
Sydney, Nova Scotia, November 19, 2015

Harbor Port Development Partners and Cape Breton & Central Nova Scotia Railway to work together on the port of Sydney development project

Sydney, Nova Scotia, November 19, 2015 — Cape Breton Regional Municipality has recently officially granted Harbor-Port Development Partners (HPDP) the exclusive right to market the port of Sydney for development, including building the financial and operating consortium to...

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NOVAPORTE presented at Suez Canal conference

Project described as “transformative opportunity to connect China’s One Belt One Road transportation strategy directly to North American markets..."

Port of Sydney CEO Marlene Usher attended as a guest of conference organizers, describing the NOVAPORTE project as “transformative opportunity to connect China’s One Belt One Road transportation strategy directly to North American markets through a container port and transshipment hub at the Port of Sydney”.
Sydney port boss expects hub announcement in 2016

THE CHRONICLE HERALD

Many pieces of the puzzle are yet to fall into place, but the chief executive officer of the Port of Sydney believes announcements will be made this year about construction of a major, ultra-modern container terminal.
Nova Scotia mega container port project gaining traction

American Journal of Transportation

After marking time for several years, an ambitious project to build a mega deep-sea container port at a greenfield site in Sydney on Cape Breton in Nova Scotia appears to be gaining traction though key pieces of the puzzle still need to fall into place. And it has a new name: Novaporte together with an adjacent logistics park called Novazone. Both are conceived to operate within a Foreign Trade Zone.
China Communications Construction Company tours Port of Sydney, study in the works

THE CHRONICLE HERALD

Sydney port officials are hoping to have a shipper, business plan and feasibility study for a Sydney container hub within...
Sydney’s Port has a Future

CAPE BRETON POST

Access to the sea has played a significant part in Cape Breton’s history. We have a storied history involving our prime maritime location. Beyond that history, however, Sydney’s port has a future and with it, a source of sustainable and significant economic growth for our...
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