Halifax, NS – The Port of Halifax is pleased to announce that Paul DuVoisin has been retained as Commercial Director to work on behalf of the Port of Halifax in key American markets. Based in New Jersey, Paul will focus his efforts in the markets of Chicago, Buffalo, New York and New England.

Mr. DuVoisin has 25 years of experience in international shipping and logistics. As a Senior Vice President and General Manager for P&O Nedlloyd, he was responsible for business units in North America, Australia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. As well he was responsible for all P&O vessel operations in North America.

The Port of Halifax is a premier trade gateway between North America and the world, offering fast access to North America’s heartland.

The Halifax Port Authority is a government business enterprise mandated by the Federal Ministry of Transport. The HPA leads in the development of the Port of Halifax, serving as a catalyst for the local, regional and national economies and has a mandate to be financially viable. The Port of Halifax has a total annual income impact of almost $700 million and an employment impact of over 15,000 direct, indirect and induced jobs.