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Ports of Halifax and Sheet Harbour showcase forest product handling capabilities at FPANS

Halifax, NS – January 16, 2013 – The Ports of Halifax and Sheet Harbour are showcasing their abilities at the 79th annual Forest Products Association of Nova Scotia (FPANS) Annual General Meeting.

“Forest products are an important export from our region,” said Patrick Bohan, Manager of Business Development, Halifax Port Authority. “A wide variety of types of forest products are shipped out of the Ports of Halifax and Sheet Harbour including lumber, pulp and paper products, Christmas trees and wood chips to countries around the world.”

The Annual General Meeting features meetings and sessions including one on European Export Markets. “Forest products continue to be in demand in many markets around the globe. Having a presence at this event allows us to connect directly with producers in Nova Scotia and provide them with information on how we can connect them to the top markets, “added Bohan.

For more information, please contact:

Natalie Kenrick
Senior Communications Advisor
Halifax Port Authority
(902) 426-3465
nkenrick@portofhalifax.ca

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