Busy Season for Port of Churchill
Wed May 29, 2013 03:54 PM CDT

WINNIPEG (Dow Jones) -- Canada's northern Port of Churchill is gearing up for another shipping season, with expectations for increases in both grain movement and customers using the facility.

"It looks like it will be a solid year," said Jeff McEachern, executive director of the Churchill Gateway Development Corporation.

The Port of Churchill, located on the shores of Hudson Bay, is Canada's only deep water Arctic port and a typical season runs from late July through October. In 2012 the first boat didn't load until early August, but with large supplies of grain already in storage, McEachern expected the season ...

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