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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 and implemented structuring projects for both the Port of Montreal and our economy," said Sylvie Vachon. "Our extensive container terminal ... [+]

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. ... [+]

C$40m to Increase Productivity, Competitiveness of Montreal Port Authority

The Government of Québec is providing C$ 40 million in financial assistance to the Montreal Port Authority to upgrade its infrastructure, which will increase productivity and maintain the competitiveness of the port, the second largest in Canada. "On behalf of my team and all port users, I thank the Government of ... [+]

Port of Montreal Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Container Shipping

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) celebrated the 50th anniversary of the arrival of the first containers at the Port of Montreal on April 5, a milestone in supply chain history. In 1967, the Port of Montreal handled its first container. In 1968, it inaugurated the first Canadian container terminal, and Manchester Liners ... [+]

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