Ports of Montreal, Quebec City and Trois-Rivières join forces

The Port Authorities of Montreal, Québec and Trois-Rivières have announced the creation of a working group to identify and facilitate the implementation of joint initiatives. The signing of a collaboration agreement between these three ports on the St. Lawrence River is motivated by strategic, environmental, and economic factors.The three ports combined annually handle approximately 72.4 million tons of general cargo, containers, non-containerized general cargo, and solid and liquid bulk. The ... [+]

Port of Montreal welcomes several new vessels

Teams from the Montreal Port Authority were elated to welcome the first call of the CMA-CGM MONTREAL on May 25. With a length of 200 meters and a capacity of 2,500 TEUs, this vessel named after Quebec’s largest city will link the Port of Montreal to the markets of Northern ... [+]

Key milestone reached to carry out the Port of Montreal Contrecœur expansion

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) announced that a new phase is underway to complete its major expansion project in Contrecœur, as three bid respondents qualified. The selected bid files are from (in alphabetical order):* Axium Infrastructure Canada and Pomerleau Capital* Ports America Holdings* Terminal Investment Limited (TIL) The international Request for ... [+]

First non-stop trip between China and Port of Montreal

For the first time in its history, last week the Port of Montreal welcomed a container ship straight from China, without cargo transshipment in the Mediterranean.Chartered by freight forwarder Fracht FWO, the Happy Rover docked on Sunday, November 14 at Racine Terminal, operated by Montreal Gateways Terminal Partnership (MGTP), to ... [+]

Port of Montreal Calls for Shipping Decarbonization

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) reiterates its firm commitment to sustainable development by joining the 200 signatories of the Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonization. Launched by the Getting to Zero Coalition in partnership with the Global Maritime Forum, World Economic Forum and Friends of Ocean Action, this action calls ... [+]

Port of Montreal’s Contrecœur expansion enters a new phase

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) is entering a new phase in achieving its Contrecoeur expansion as itprepares to launch a Design-Build-Finance-Operate-Maintain (DBFOM) procurement process that will be open to national and international industry players.“Factoring in our timeline, we are proceeding with the development and implementation of the Contrecœur container terminal ... [+]

Port of Montreal sets course for innovative new green energy solutions

In response to the global movement to decarbonize the transportation industry, and consistent with its leadership in environmental issues, the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) continues to evolve towards clean energy, notably green hydrogen, ethanol and methanol. On June 10, it signed a cooperation and development agreement with Greenfield Global, which ... [+]

Port of Montreal acknowledges the advance notice for a federal Special Act

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) acknowledges the federal government’s advance notice of a Special Act supporting the resumption and maintenance of port activities in Montreal, clearly recognizing the strategic character of the Port of Montreal. “After several strike episodes in 2020 and 2021, which have had and continue to have serious ... [+]

Strike at Port of Montreal Ends

A truce was met on August 21 between the Montreal Port Authority (MPA), Maritime Employers Association (MEA) and the Longshoremen Union CUPE Local 375 at the Port of Montreal. It includes an agreement in principle between the MEA and the Port of Montreal Checkers' Union. After several consecutive days of strike ... [+]

Port of Montreal Uses Artificial Intelligence Again

Port of Montreal is using artificial intelligence again to optimize its logistics operations. Thanks to artificial intelligence (AI), the Port of Montreal will be able to benefit from a new predictive tool that optimizes port logistics, letting the Port improve its operational planning and positively impact the transit times for ... [+]

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