REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Cargo Vessel Service operating between the Ports of Belledune and Argentia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 24, 2011
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Cargo Vessel Service operating between the Ports of Belledune and Argentia

Belledune NB – The Belledune Port Authority (BPA) is requesting proposals from interested and qualified entities to operate a cargo vessel service between the Port of Belledune, New Brunswick and the Port of Argentia, Newfoundland and Labrador.

The proposed transportation connection linking the Port of Belledune with the Port of Argentia would provide for a competitive option to service Newfoundland, and particularly the Avalon Peninsula, with drop trailers from New Brunswick, Quebec and Ontario. The Belledune Port Authority and Argentia Port Corporation are eager to move forward with the cargo service. The Ports are eager to discuss with interested vessel owners and operators the potential for new business in the region. The objective of the Ports is to have a regular, year round service calling both ports.

Prospective Operators should contact Mr. David Bellefontaine for more information on this Request for Proposal.
Mr. David Bellefontaine

Consultant, Bellefontaine Consulting Services

902-850-2248 dbellef@eastlink.ca

The Port of Belledune is a deep sea port strategically located close to the entrance of the St-Lawrence River, the gateway to Central Canada and North America’s vast interior market. The Port of Belledune has excellent sea, highway and rail connectivity and boasts a new Roll on Roll off terminal, modern infrastructure and superior cargo handling services.

 

> REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (PDF)

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For more information contact:

Jenna MacDonald, Director of Marketing
macdonald@portofbelledune.ca
506-522-1204