Canadian Sailings

How Davisville, Rhode Island, aims to capture some of Canada’s port volumes


By Ira Breskin Recently serving as a viable alternative debarcation port for Canada-bound auto imports may pay larger, longer-term dividends for Port of Davisville, located in North Kingstown, Rhode Island. Davisville last year enjoyed a spike in Canada-bound auto shipments because of the severe 2014-2015 winter that played havoc with operations at some competing northeastern ports, specifically Halifax. Record snowfall…

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