Listen Live
HomeNewsWindfall for Port of Johnstown

Windfall for Port of Johnstown

The Port of Johnstown will be busy over the next three months. A total of 12 shiploads of wind turbines are coming through the port. The first vessel, the BBC Kurt Paul, arrived on August 13. The Enercon turbine components are for the Nation Rise Wind Farm project, located in North Stormont. 

General Manager Robert Dalley says this is a proud day for the community. He noted the cargo represents a major business win for the port, which completed a multi-million dollar infrastructure project in 2016. It included several acres of laydown space to accommodate heavy-lift cargo, such as the wind turbines.  

Dalley says it’s gratifying to see the vision for the port come true. 

The port is owned and operated by the Township of Edwardsburgh-Cardinal. 

“For the past two years, the port has really started to reap the rewards of investing in its infrastructure with a number of new business wins,” says Mayor Pat Sayeau. “Earlier this month, the port was awarded a further $4.8 million from the federal government for upgrades that will also improve the efficiency of grain exports for the region’s farmers. The port is integral to the success of our local and regional economies.” 

- Advertisment -
- Advertisment -
- Advertisement -

Continue Reading