The port of Souris is home to a vibrant commercial fishery and offers offload and safe berthage for transient fleets along with an ice house, water and power services. The port also is host to a Canadian Coast Guard Search and Rescue Station.


As a result of recent investigations, SHAI hereby posts notice of a reduction in minimum harbour draft for the North Berth, Marine Terminal, and Approach Channel to -6.0m, relative to chart datum, until further notice. Please consult Port Manager at 902 687-7209(office) or 902 940-7464 (cellular) for updates.

Port information and features
  • Ice house offering high quality flake ice
  • Over 470 m (1,542 ft.) of available berthing;
  • 8,500 sq.m (91,500 sq.ft.) of exclusive topside lay down area next to berths;
  • 4.5 acres of other lay down yards;
  • 2,933 sq. m./31,570 sq. ft. of existing warehouse;
    • 145.9 X 20.1 meters (2,933 sq. m. / 31,570 sq. ft.)
    • Three offices and male/female washrooms
    • 7 on-grade wharf deck overhead doors
    • 4 truck loading bay ramp doors
    • 14 ft on-grade loading bay door
  •  Certified under International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code / Marine Transportation Security Regulations
  • 400 amp, 3 phase electrical supply
  • Sewage lift system for vessels
  • Potable water, 4” main, 80 psi
  • 90 and 60 tonne bollards
  • Rubber fendering on south berth
  • Concrete wheel guards
  • 2 welding shops in area (mobile)
  • Carpentry services
  • Diving services
  • Mobile crane services
  • 35 tonne travel lift
  • Municipal fire protection
  • Bunkering available from all major fuel suppliers
  • Ship chandler services
  • New 305 m. breakwater
  • Wireless high speed internet

Lat. 46°21′ N Long.62°15’W
Chart #4419

Not compulsory but available from Atlantic Pilotage Authority
Dispatchers are available 24 hours a day
tele: 1-877-272-3477 (1-877-APA-DISP)
fax: 1-877-745-3477 (1877-PIL-DISP)
fax: 1-866-774-2477 (fax to e-mail direct)

Approach Channel
Width 100 m
Depth 8m

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