Port users include an international shipping line, Eimskip, connecting Western Europe and Iceland with Argentia, Halifax, Nova Scotia and the Northeastern United States.
Port of Argentia
Located between North America and Western Europe, Port of Argentia is a marine transportation hub connecting both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. The Port provides an industrial complex with infrastructure, port facilities and services supporting diverse business opportunities.
Situated on the eastern shore of Placentia Bay, 130 km (80 miles) southwest of Newfoundland and Labrador’s provincial capital of St. John’s, Port of Argentia is well positioned to serve industrial opportunities.
Port of Argentia’s infrastructure is serviced by a 12.5Kv line. Water and sewer systems are in place. There are two telecommunications carriers providing modern, reliable and competitive services. Redundant fibre optic cabling provides unlimited bandwidth to the Internet.
The Dock Lands features 40 hectares uplands alongside 600 metres of deep water docking facilities. The Port of Argentia can accept vessels up to 300 metres in length with up to 11 metre draught.
The Port of Argentia owns several existing buildings, totalling over 50,000 square metres of developed space. Both office space and manufacturing/warehouse space is available throughout 12 buildings.
Port of Argentia’s impressive list of tenants and port users include some of the most recognizable names in the province’s business community and expansion opportunities
are being developed on an ongoing basis.
Port of Argentia is led by an experienced volunteer Board of Directors and a professional staff with seasoned knowledge in port and property management, dedicated to the continued economic development of the Placentia area.