Ports

La faible récolte de céréales affecte les expéditions de Thunder Bay

Le port de Thunder Bay continue de subir une baisse des expéditions de céréales alors que le rendement des récoltes dans les Prairies atteint un creux en dix ans. Les chargements mensuels de céréales ont diminué de 30 % en septembre. Cela reflète les estimations des analystes des cultures d’une réduction de 30 % du …

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Weak grain harvest impacts Thunder Bay shipments

   The Port of Thunder Bay continues to experience reduced grain shipments as the Prairie harvest yield hits a ten-year low. Monthly grain loads were down 30% in September. This mirrors estimates by crop analysts of a 30% reduction in crop yield this season. Year-to-date grain shipments of 4.6 million tonnes tonnes are now 5% …

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Port of Montreal participating in collective effort to vaccinate seafarers

  The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) team is pleased to participate in the collective effort to make it easier for seafarers of all nationalities who call at the Port of Montreal to be vaccinated, an initiative led by the Mariners’ House of Montreal and the National Seafarers’ Welfare Board. In recent weeks, more than 100 …

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HOPA releases 2020 Sustainability Report

  Hamilton and Oshawa ports (HOPA) has released its Summary Report of Sustainable Actions in 2020. The annual report outlines HOPA’s ongoing commitment to transparency, and explores what the port does, how it interacts with the community, and how decisions are made to support social, environmental and economic sustainability. You can access the report HERE

Port of Montreal hails arrival of biggest container ship to sail St. Lawrence River

  The Port of Montreal is in a class of its own with the arrival of the MSC Melissa. Docked at the Viau Terminal before heading back to Europe, the 6,730 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) container ship measuring 303.89 metres long and 40 metres wide is the largest container ship to sail the St. Lawrence …

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The Port of Montreal’s Contrecœur expansion enters a new phase 

  MONTREAL – The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) is entering a new phase in achieving its Contrecœur expansion as it prepares 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 through …

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ArcelorMittal celebrates 60 years of its seaport in Port-Cartier (in French)

  PORT-CARTIER, QC, – ArcelorMittal Infrastructure Canada (« ArcelorMittal ») a tenu à souligner le 60e anniversaire de la toute première expédition de minerai de fer au départ du port de mer de Port-Cartier. En juillet 1961, un tout premier navire quittait Port-Cartier avec la cargaison inaugurale alors que la construction de ce qui allait devenir le …

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Ottawa gives final thumbs down to Laurentia container project

  By Leo Ryan, Editor Canada’s federal government has delivered a clear rejection of the Port of Québec‘s ambition to launch a second container gateway on the St. Lawrence River complementing Montreal, affirming that the Laurentia project does not meet the standards of economic development that fully respect the environment. This decision Tuesday by the …

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