Souris Harbour Authority Inc.

Souris, Prince Edward Island

Souris Harbour Authority Inc.
118 Breakwater Street
Souris, PE
C0A 2B0

Website: shai.ca
Phone: 902-687-7209
Email: info@shai.ca

The port of Souris is home to a vibrant 40 vessel commercial fishery and offers offload and safe berthage for 15+ transient fleets along with an icehouse, water and power services. The port’s marina has 30 berths for recreational boating and gated topside storage accommodating 52 recreational vessels. The port also accommodates tuna sports fishing charter boats. The port hosts a Canadian Coast Guard Search and Rescue Station and Transport Canada’s Ferry Terminal offering daily CTMA’s ferry service to Isles de la Madeleine.

Port Information and Features

  • Icehouse offering high-quality flake ice
  • Over 470 m (1,542 ft.) of available berthing
  • 4.5 acres of 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
  • 60-tonne vessel travel lift
  • Municipal fire protection
  • Bunkering available from all major fuel suppliers
  • Ship chandler services
  • 305 m. breakwater
  • Wireless high-speed internet
  • 30 Berths for Recreational Vessels
  • Water
  • Dockside Fuel (gas only)
  • Launch/Haul-Out Ramp
  • 30-tonne travel lift and vessel topside storage
  • Wi-Fi internet access, with speeds up to 150mbps.
  • Electricity (15/30 amps)
  • Pump-out Facility
  • High-Pressure Washer
  • Marina is adjacent to the Canadian Coast Guard Station which may provide additional security
  • Video surveillance and monitoring using the Harbour Cam
  • Lighted buoys and markers at entrance to harbour and marine
  • Breakwater well marked and lit entrance to the harbour and marina which is sheltered behind a long breakwater
  • Safe entrance in all weathers
  • Washrooms and Showers (Wheelchair accessible)
  • Laundry
  • On-Site Marina Office
  • Telephone

Eastern Cold Storage
Easter Cold Storage, a division of the Souris Harbour Authority Inc. operates a 12 million lb. public cold storage in two different facilities. The facilities have four 25,000 lb. blast freezers capable of -25C.

Souris Harbour Industries
The Souris Harbour Authority owns and operates an 80,0000 sq. ft. former seafood plant located at the Souris Food Park, 20 Hope Street, Souris, Prince Edward Island. This facility houses 8 million lbs. of Eastern Cold Storage’s capacity and 2 blast freezers. The facility is adjacent to commercial marine port services and ferry service to Iles de la Madeleine. Good access to a high- quality highway via Route # 2, a main highway in PEI.

The Centre for Aquaculture Technologies Canada occupies 22,000 sq. ft. in the facility. This company undertakes R&D and contract research (fish health, nutrition, molecular biology, etc.) for the aquaculture industry. MacAulay Produce occupies 10,,000 sq. ft. processing organic potato french fries.

Local Tourist Attractions

  • Souris Historic Lighthouse
  • Historic town buildings
  • Confederation Trail
  • Numerous area beaches and playgrounds