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Port of Belledune

"The Port of Belledune’s position allows it to offer some of the shortest shipping routes between points in Europe and North America."

The Port of Belledune is located on Chaleur Bay in northeastern New Brunswick, Canada. It lies on approximately the same line of latitude as Nantes, France, and the same longitudinal line as the UK Virgin Islands. Its position allows it to offer some of the shortest shipping routes between points in Europe and North America.

Latitude: 47° 55.0’ N
Longitude: 065° 50.0’ W
UNCTAD: CABEL
Time Zone: GMT -4
Max Draft: 12.60
Status: Port Open

The Port of Belledune offers key location advantages:

  • Located in a protected bay feeding into the Northumberland Strait on the Atlantic Ocean
  • World-class deep-water facility
  • Exceptional year-round cargo-handling capacity
  • Connected to strategic shipping routes
  • Direct access to rail and highways

The Port of Belledune is as much as one day less at sea between numerous points in Europe and North America than its competitors and because it is set close to trans-continental rail and road systems, cargo can be at its final destination sooner than by most other routes.

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