Halifax-Chennai Sister Ports

Officials from the port of Halifax have signed a sister port agreement with their counterparts in Chennai, India, the Hindu reported.

Published: Wednesday, 02/04/2009 12:00 am EST

Officials from the port of Halifax have signed a sister port agreement with their counterparts in Chennai, India, the Hindu reported. The agreement covers a number of areas, including trade promotion and sharing technical and container expertise. About one-third of Asian container cargo at the Halifax port comes from India, and India is one of the main targets of the Atlantic Gateway Initiative, centred on Halifax.

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