Port of Summerside
Summerside, Prince Edward Island
- An approach channel with a width of 80 metres and a depth of 6.7 metres
- Holman’s Wharf – a finger pier type steel sheet piling structure which was reconstructed in 1951.
- Queen’s Wharf – an “L” shaped timber pile wharf structure originally constructed in 1961 with a closed face piling and a wave break on the east side of the structure.
- Marine Slip – a slipway for the commercial fishing community.
- The HQ Property – in the heart of Downtown Summerside, the HQ Property offers professional office space for lease overlooking the waterfront with ample parking available.
- Harbourview Place – a commercial area available for development in the heart of Summerside’s downtown.
- Dixie Lee Property – a commercial property currently home to a local family restaurant.
- Spinnakers’ Landing – a lively waterfront marketplace where local artisans operate a number of shops and restaurants.
- Yacht Club Breakwater – this breakwater was constructed of Island sandstone and is used to provide protection for the marina.
- Main Breakwater – This structure, located at MacCallum’s point, is approximately 963 metres in length. A lighthouse, managed by Fisheries and Oceans, is situated at the end of the breakwater; this lighthouse and the land upon which it is situated are not owned by the Corporation.
- The Summerside Port is well positioned for shipping activity from along the Eastern Seaboard of the US, the St Lawrence Seaway, and Atlantic Canada.
- Tidal range of 1.5 m (5′)
- Summerside Port is located approximately 25 km from the Confederation Bridge, the year-round connection between the Island and the mainland.
The Marine Terminal includes:
- a transit shed comprised of 4,970 m2 of heated space
- a Forklift Storage and Pallet Disinfection Building (418.5 m2)
- a wharf, which was updated with steel sheet piling (SSP) in 1951, and provides four (4) sections of berthing capacity
Please note that these depths may vary along the berth lengths, and we recommend that you contact the Harbour Master at 902-439-4979 for more details.