The Port of Saint John, the largest seaport in the Province of New Brunswick, handles an average of 27 million metric tonnes of cargo annually and is one of Canada's key ports recognized for its strategic importance to the nation's trade and economy.
Not only is the port an international seaport, it is also part of the critical infrastructure of the municipality and region, providing close to 3,000 direct and indirect jobs.
The Port is essential to New Brunswick's petroleum, potash, forestry and aquaculture industries and to its import and export trade. The Port also makes a significant contribution to the provincial tourism sector through increasing cruise business.
The port is a cornerstone of the Saint John community, a facilitator of trade and a part of Canada's transportation infrastructure, providing the marine gateway to global markets.