Communications and Development Strategist

By admin | September 5, 2023

Novaporte is seeking to hire a Communications and Development Strategist. They would report to the VP, Operations and Corporate Development.

Chief Terry Paul of Membertou and Albert Barbusci shaking hands.

Novaporte, Blue Water Shipping Announce Agreement to Develop the First Offshore Wind Marshalling Port in Canada

By admin | March 23, 2023

SYDNEY, NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA – Novaporte, a transportation, logistics and green energydevelopment in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, announced today a concession agreement with BlueWater Shipping, a global provider of all logistics services in modern supply chain management.Both parties will work together, along with equity partner Membertou First Nation, to develop amajor marshalling hub in Sydney,…

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CBRM Extends Exclusive Development Agreement with SHIP

By admin | June 21, 2021

Cape Breton Regional Municipality council continued its support of the Novaporte project by voting to approve a three year extension of the Option and Development Agreement with SHIP. This vote of confidence is a recognition of the time, effort, and money that has been invested by SHIP and its indigenous partners in the development of…

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SHIP Signs on New Partners

By admin | January 8, 2020

Membertou Signs on as Major Partner for Sydney Port Development SYDNEY, N.S – Sydney Harbour Investment Partners (“SHIP”) announces the expansion of its partnership consortium to include Membertou and Bridging Finance Inc. SHIP is working to develop Novaporte, a deep-water, multi-use port on 500 acres within the Port of Sydney. Novaporte is expected to have…

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Former PM says proposed Sydney container terminal has ‘90 per cent’ chance of success

By admin | March 20, 2018

March 20, 2018. Cape Breton Post. Former prime minister Jean Chrétien was acting as chief cheerleader Tuesday for the development of a proposed container terminal in the port of Sydney. Speaking at the Think Export N.O.W. Conference in Membertou, Chrétien, who was hired as an international adviser with Sydney Harbour Investment Partners (SHIP), which is…

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Work to Begin on Mi’kmaq Section of Novazone

By admin | September 13, 2017

Logistics park planning with private sector partners and municipality Sept. 13, 2017 – SYDNEY, NS – Design and site work for civic infrastructure is commencing for the first portion of the Novazone logistics park. Members of the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs, government and private sector partners gathered at the 250-acre site to turn the…

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Mayor and First Nations leaders support “transformative opportunity” at Port of Sydney

By admin | December 13, 2016

December 13, 2016 CBRM RELEASE – For immediate release Sydney, Nova Scotia — MONTREAL, QUEBEC – The head office of Montreal’s Canderel was the setting for a historic meeting with key partners in Port of Sydney’s Novaporte and Novazone project. Sydney Harbour Investment Partners (SHIP) met with Membertou Chief Terry Paul, Eskasoni Chief Leroy Denny,…

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MOU provides labour stability during Sydney container terminal construction

By admin | August 21, 2016

August 31, 2016 News release – For immediate distribution Sydney, Nova Scotia — 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. Project proponent still seeking out port operator, shippers and suppliers. The Cape…

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Egyptian ambassador hopeful about shipping partnership with Sydney port

By admin | June 1, 2016

By Peggy MacDonald, CBC News – June 1, 2016 — Egypt’s ambassador to Canada was in Cape Breton this week to promote business and education links between the island and his country. Full article.

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Announcing NOVAPORTE™ and its logistics park NOVAZONE™

By admin | February 10, 2016

February 10, 2016 – News release for immediate distribution Sydney’s Deep Water Port Development Project Named NOVAPORTE™ Sydney, Nova Scotia, February 10, 2016 — The Sydney Harbour Investment Partners (SHIP) 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™.…