Montreal Port Authority announces changes to management structure

The President and CEO of the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) announced changes to the management structure to allow the organization to achieve its strategic ambitions and solidify relationships with clients and partners in the ecosystem, as well as enable the Port of Montreal to play its key role at the hub of Canada's supply chain. "Since taking office on the 12th of February, I have seen and appreciated the expertise and ... [+]

Port of Montreal’s Contrecoeur Expansion Advances

The Montreal Port Authority said Feb. 28 it has entered into an agreement with Contrecoeur Terminal Constructors Partnership, or CTCGP, formed by Pomerleau and Aecon Group Inc., that will assist in the design of in-water works for the MPA’s Contrecoeur expansion project.MPA said it is using a hybrid approach for ... [+]

Montreal Port CEO Looks Backward, Ahead

Kicking off 2024, the Montreal Port Authority’s lead looked back at development on projects in 2023, and a look towards the Canadian port’s future. Geneviève Deschamps, interim president and CEO, appointed in August, detailed a few projects in the port’s recent in-house publication, Logbook. Meanwhile, the port’s efforts towards its Contrecoeur ... [+]

New President and CEO for Montreal Port Authority

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) has announced the appointment of Julie Gascon to the position of President and CEO. With her proven track record in the marine industry, Ms. Julie Gascon will bring in-depth knowledge of operations in the transportation sector to the entire Port of Montreal ecosystem and put ... [+]

The Port of Montreal, QSL and Oceanex to collaborate

At a side event to the recent COP28 in Dubai, the Montreal Port Authority (MPA), Oceanex and QSL announced their collaboration to create the first domestic green shipping corridor between Quebec and Newfoundland. This corridor will make it possible to green one of Eastern Canada’s busiest shipping routes, used daily ... [+]

Agreement in principle for the Port of Montreal’s Contrecœur expansion

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) and Canadian National Railway (CN) reached an agreement to integrate rail transport at the MPA’s new container terminal in Contrecœur. This initiative will help maximize the terminal’s efficiency and ensure a competitive commercial offering.Along with a private partner that will be retained to develop and ... [+]

Montreal Port Authority President, CEO Vacon to Retire this Year

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) announced that Sylvie Vachon has decided to retire in 2020 after 30 years of service, including 11 years as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the MPA. "I make this decision with a sense that I, together with my team, have contributed to a major shift ... [+]

Montreal Port Authority uses AI to Improve Flow of Port Trucking, Reduce GHG Emissions

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) has launched an upgrade of the Trucking PORTal application, which now includes predictive data on processing times at the Port of Montreal's various container terminals. This new tool helps port truck drivers plan their routes better and improves traffic flow on Port territory, thereby reducing greenhouse ... [+]

MPA, Logistec boosting container handling at Port of Montreal

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) and LOGISTEC Corp. announced that Viau Terminal, which handles about 350,000 containers annually, will undergo a new construction phase to increase its handling capacity. This is its second phase, which continues and completes the most recent container terminal at the Port of Montreal. Its first ... [+]

Montreal Port Authority Continues Momentum

For the fourth year in a row, the total volume of goods handled at the Port of Montreal has risen to new historic highs. For 2017, it hit 38 million tonnes, 7.6% higher than 2016. The port posted volume growth in every sector: containerized and non-containerized cargo, liquid and dry bulk. ... [+]

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