Entries by Rick Hutchinson

Notice – Tug Services

Please join us in welcoming McKeil Marine to the Port of Belledune! The Port will be entering a transition period from now until April 27th, 2020 with McKeil Marine joining current tug operator, Atlantic Towing, for berthing and towing services. The Port will continue offering two tugs, and after the transition period, McKeil Marine will […]

Proactive Disclosure – Possible Delays

Openness, transparency and accountability are guiding principles of the Belledune Port Authority. However, the Belledune Port Authority’s ability to meet timelines for proactive publication may be affected by the current circumstances and exceptional measures put in place to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and protect the health and safety of our employees. […]


The Belledune Port Authority (BPA) has made the difficult decision to postpone donation and sponsorship contributions until further notice. In an effort to follow all recommendations from government and medical professionals in the province and federally regarding slowing the spread of COVID-19, the BPA must support the call for social distancing and is not able […]

2018 Economic Impact Report

Martin Associates was retained by the Belledune Port Authority to measure the local and regional economic impacts supported by maritime cargo and vessel activity at the Port of Belledune’s marine terminals. The impacts are measured for calendar year 2018 and are estimated in terms of jobs, personal earnings, business revenue, and provincial and local taxes. […]

The Port of Belledune Breaks Metric Tonnage Record

Belledune, NB – The good results continue to show at the Port of Belledune this year. After reporting just last month about coming close to breaking the record of most tonnage handled in one month for June 2018, the Belledune Port Authority (BPA) is proud to announce that it has broken the record for the […]