In a fascinating exploration of the trends in port development along the east coast of North America, Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Department of Economics and Geography at Hofstra University in New York lays bare the challenge facing the Port of Halifax in the very near term.
Go big or go home.
With the continued need to service the largest possible market in the most effective and efficient manner combined with the realities of ever tighter margins because of increasingly fuel costs, the gap between the big ports and the not so big ports is getting wider.
This Commentary is the transcript of a conversation between AIMS President Brian Lee Crowley and Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Associate Professor at the Department of Global Studies and Geography, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, discussing the opportunities and obstacles for the Port of Halifax.
To read the complete transcript, click here.