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Container Terminal - Discussion & Q&A

George Malec, VP Business Development & Operators, Port of Halifax

In the Group B Break-out session, Councillor Claire Detheridge, introduced us to George Malec, VP Business Development & Operators, Port of Halifax.

Mr Malec began by addressing the group to begin the interactive process of this session by outlining the following key points:

- Macro economics

- Market research and analysis and the market relating to container terminals

- Imports  / exports  and the 4th trade lane

- A multi-purpose container terminal

- South East Asia being a demographic for growth

- Bilateral Trade Agreement with India

- Arterial connections - road and rail

- Effects of expansion of Montreal port

Listen audio (runs 22:08)