January 27 - In 2010, the Canadian port of Saint John, New Brunswick saw more than 44,000 tonnes of alternative energy production equipment moved through the port as it exceeded 30 million tonnes of cargo in a single year for the first time ever . A 13 pe
Large wind mill items represented around a quarter of breakbulk consignments at the port.
The increased tonnage reassures managers after a dampened economy in 2008 led to significant decreases in cargo movements during 2009, says the port.
Significant increases of close to 3.0 million tonnes in petroleum products and close to 650,000 tonnes, largely in dry bulk, contributed to breaking the record.