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Martin Imbleau named President and Chief Executive Officer of the Montreal Port Authority

  MONTREAL – The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) proudly announced today the appointment of Martin Imbleau to the position of President and CEO. In senior management positions for some fifteen years and having developed extensive experience in strategy, operations, business development and managing major infrastructure projects, he will succeed Sylvie Vachon. Ms. Vachon is retiring on December …

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Draft report sees Port of Montreal Contrecoeur project as potentially triggering only moderate environmental effects 

By Leo Ryan, Editor The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada, in its long-awaited draft report, has concluded that the Port of Montreal’s Contrecoeur container terminal project “is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects, taking into account the implementation of key mitigation measures.” The Agency also concludes in its report released on November 18 …

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Montreal, a hub of excellence in intelligent transport and logistics (Forum)

  Open letter by Sylvie Vachon, President and CEO of the Montreal Port Authority, published following the recent interview with Jean-Philippe Décarie in La Presse.  As a recognized Canadian champion of growth, Montreal can and must maintain this enviable title. On the occasion of the C2 Mtl business event and the Relaunch Montreal Metropolitan Economic Movement, this …

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Five consortia bid for construction of Contrecoeur container terminal

  In response to the Request for Qualification for the design and construction of a new container terminal in Contrecœur, as of October 30, the Montreal Port Authority has received bid responses from five bidders. These consortia expressed their intention to be qualified for the next step of the procurement process initiated by the Montreal …

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Desgagnés vessel departs from Toronto after ‘historic’ container shipment

  The Claude A. Desgagnés self-unloading geared vessel departed early Sunday from Toronto after being the first ship in over a decade to transport containerized goods from Montreal to Toronto via the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway system, port spokesperson Jessica Pellerin told Maritime Magazine today. Part of the fleet of Groupe Desgagnés, the ship arrived …

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Desgagnés vessel shipping containers to Toronto

  By Leo Ryan, Editor The Claude A. Desgagnés, part of the general cargo and bulker fleet of Quebec City-based Groupe Desgagnés, is shipping some 400 containers from Montreal to Toronto via the St. Lawrence Seaway. A geared vessel that can load and unload containers when required, it departed yesterday. This follows an arrangement with …

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CP and Maersk conclude multi-year deal to move freight through ports of Montreal and Vancouver

  CALGARY, AB – Canadian Pacific Railway Limited announced today a strategic, multi-year rail agreement with A.P. Moller – Maersk to move freight through the ports of Vancouver and Montreal. The agreement is further to the September 15 announcement regarding the construction of a new, world-class transload and distribution facility in Vancouver to expand CP’s and Maersk Canada’s supply chain options for customers. …

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Port of Montreal hails OOCL St Lawrence arrival

Yesterday, October 8, the Port of Montreal welcomed for the first time the OOCL container ship the OOCL St. Lawrence. The crew was given a painting of a mooring bollard to mark the inaugural voyage to Montreal. With an overall length of 294.51 metres, a beam of 32.3 metres and a maximum capacity of 5,047 …

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Digital twin project of Port of Montreal wins AAPA award

On the occasion of the 2020 Together Apart Annual Convention and Expo, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), the Port of Montreal’s Digital Twin project received an Award of Excellence. Annually presented by the AAPA, various awards recognize port technology accomplishments in the areas of Port Operations and Management Systems and Improvements in Intermodal …

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CP opens transload facility in Montreal

Canadian Pacific has officially opened its new multi-commodity transload facility in Montreal. The new facility will offer transloading services and supplementary intermodal transportation and distribution services from CP’s Côte Saint-Luc yard, with more space available for future expansions to provide customers with access to new markets. CP will operate the facility with TYT Group, a …

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