Cargo: Imports & Exports How ports connect to you. How products move. How do products in your everyday life get to your home, your school, and the stores? Where do they come from?
How do products in your everyday life get to your home, your school, and the stores? Where do they come from?
Canada’s ports are key to moving goods. They connect producers and receivers of products to 160 countries around the world.
Look at the number of products that go through Canada’s ports every year!
Can you imagine more?
United States of America
Last year, 312,000 metric tonnes of container cargo went through the Port.
That weighs the same as more than two million harbour seals. They weigh 136 kilograms each!
Last year, 873,000 metric tonnes of dry bulk went through the Port.
That’s the same as 873 million 1 kg bags of salt.
environmental impact than rail or truck.
What types of products do you think New Brunswick produces to export to the world?
Hint: Think of the types of jobs that connect with a port to move goods in and out of New Brunswick?
Over 350 connections worldwide!
Port Metro Vancouver
May either be liquid or dry. In Saint John types of bulk cargoes are: petroleum products, potash, scrap metal, petcoke, fish oil
Products exported on container from Saint John go to the Caribbean, Southern USA and then to the world beyond.
Break bulk cargo types may include: forest products, tapioca, machinery pieces, windmill components, livestock, modular homes
All major cruise lines calling in North America call on Saint John.
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