Nova Scotia Ports-of-Call Specifications

Port Specifications
  Channel Depth
Lowest Tide (m)
Number of
Cruise Berths
Number of
Covered Berths
Berth Depths (m) Berth Lengths (m) Tide Ranges (m)
Baddeck 8.5 1 0 8.5 122 0.35
Cheticamp 5.2 2 0 8 133 1.1
Digby 6.5 2 0 4.5 100-125 9.6
Halifax 18 3+ 3 10-12.5 213-221.5 1.5
Louisbourg 10 1 0 8 61 1.5
Lunenburg 4.92 1 0 4.92 60 1.5
Pictou 6.4 3 0 6.4-11.3 30.8-183 1.5
Shelburne 10.2 1 0 9.2 169 2
Sydney 16.8 1 0 11-12 275 0.9-1.4
Yarmouth 6.6 2 0 5.1-5.8 121-152.4 4.57 (springs)
3.73 (neaps)

 

Services Available
  Water Lighting Open Gangways Covered Gangways Garbage Disposal
(Domestic/Foreign)
Recycling Bunkering Pilotage
(Compulsory/Optional)
Baddeck Yes Yes Yes No Upon request (D) Yes No Yes (C)
Cheticamp Yes Yes No No Yes (D) Yes No No (O)
Digby Yes Yes No No Yes (D) Yes No Yes (O)
Halifax Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes (D & F) Yes Yes Yes (C)
Louisbourg Yes Yes No No Yes (D) Yes No Yes (O)
Lunenburg Yes Yes No No Yes (D) Yes Yes Yes (O)
Pictou Yes Yes Upon request No Yes (D & F) Yes Yes Yes (O)
Shelburne Yes Yes Upon request Upon request Yes (D) Yes No Yes (O)
Sydney Yes Yes Yes No Yes (D & F) Yes Yes Yes (C)
Yarmouth Yes Yes No No Yes (D) Yes Yes Yes (O)

 

Port Specification Checklist
  Tug (Compulsory/Optional) Security Medical Anchorage/Tendering
Baddeck Upon request (O) Yes Yes Yes
Cheticamp Upon request (O) Yes No -
Digby Upon request (O) Upon request Yes Yes
Halifax Yes (O) Yes Yes Upon request
Louisbourg Upon request (O) Yes Yes -
Lunenburg No Yes Yes Yes
Pictou Yes (O) Yes Yes -
Shelburne No Yes Yes Yes
Sydney Upon request (O) Yes Yes Yes with 2
floating docks
Yarmouth Upon request (O) Yes Yes Yes