Montréal

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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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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Canada’s Freight Management Association slams carriers for imposing ‘low water surcharges’ on Montreal cargo

  By Leo Ryan, Editor Global carriers are “gouging shippers” when they are at their most vulnerable by slapping a Low Water Surcharge (LWS) on top of already sky-high rates for all containers discharging at the Port of Montreal, declared John Corey, President of the Freight Management Association. “It’s a Wild West out there, with …

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MU to develop solutions that will capture ship CO2 and store it in liquid form

  ATLANTA and LYSAKER, Norway-TECO 2030 AS has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Chart Industries, Inc. to jointly develop technological solutions that will capture carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted by ships and subsequently store it in liquid form. “When the new CO2 capture integration that we are collaborating on with Chart and Sustainable Energy Solutions …

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Port of Montreal signs agreement with Greenfield Global

  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 specializes in the production …

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Hamilton port partners launch container ship service to Montreal

   HAMILTON, Ontario – Nearly 300 containers were being loaded June 11 onto the M/V Sedna Desgagnés at the Port of Hamilton, as part of a new short sea shipping service launched by Hamilton Container Terminal (HCT) in very close collaboration with Desgagnés. Bound for the Port of Montreal, this new container service was developed …

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HCT launching a Hamilton-Montreal container service

  HAMILTON, ON, – Hamilton Container Terminal (HCT), in partnership with the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA Ports) and Desgagnés, is taking the first step in developing a container feeder service between Hamilton and Montreal. Docking at Hamilton’s Pier 14, the M/V Sedna Desgagnés is due to make the new service’s first voyage June 10. This shipment …

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Port of Montreal renews support for St. Lawrence Action Fund

  To mark the GreenTech 2021 Environmental Virtual Conference held by Green Marine, June 2 to 4, the Montreal Port Authority has announced the renewal of its financial support of the St. Lawrence Action Fund, whose mission is to back projects that contribute to the sustainability of ecosystems of the St. Lawrence River and the …

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Federal government adds new ecological constraint to Contrecoeur terminal project

  The federal Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard and the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change have signed a ministerial order prohibiting the destruction of the critical habitat of the copper redhorse under the Species at Risk Act (SARA). The order was published today in the Canada Gazette. While it …

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