Port of Montreal opens new overpass in Viau Sector

After two years of construction, the Port of Montreal has officially opened its new overpass over Notre-Dame Street East in the Viau sector. Intended to remove close to 1,500 trucks a day from the local road network, this new infrastructure will improve the efficiency and fluidity of freight transport.Providing a direct connection between bulk and container terminals, the new overpass opened by the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) will enable trucks ... [+]

Grain sector on rise at Port of Montreal

The grain sector at the port of Montreal is enjoying strong growth, up 15% overall in the first five months of the year. This increase is mainly due to last year's bumper crop, and the growth trend is set to continue into 2023.The Port of Montreal plays a critical role ... [+]

The MPA sets course for carbon neutrality in 2035

Carbon neutrality, territorial protection and improving the city-port interface: the Port of Montreal made a series of flagship commitments at the 2nd annual Montreal Climate Summit underway at the Port of Montreal’s Grand Quay on May 9 and 10, 2023. The announcement was made in a speech by Martin Imbleau, ... [+]

MSC Donata wins the Gold-Headed Cane

On January 1, 2023, at 0:05 a.m., the MSC Donata was the first ocean-going vessel of the year 2023 to cross the Port of Montreal’s downstream limit at Sorel without a stopover. True to a tradition that dates back more than 180 years, the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) is awarding ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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