Even with all the industry advances the port has made in recent years, some things remain: our traditional fishery. Close proximity to the resource-rich waters, complemented by a strategically located and sheltered harbour, drew explorers, entrepreneurs and, eventually, settlers, from across the Atlantic. They laid the foundation for future success with their ingenuity and tenacity, transforming a budding port city into a centre of ocean excellence. True to tradition, the fishery remains an essential economic activity today.
The port is one of the largest fish-handling ports in Newfoundland and Labrador and is connected to a vast supply and service network offering: