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  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Termont Montréal Inc. will be the future operator of the Viau container terminal at the Port of Montreal. Longstanding partners, the Port of Montreal and Termont Terminal Inc. signed a long-term lease on March 19, under which the private company Termont Montréal Inc. will invest $42 million in the initial phase of the terminal project. […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canada’s Port of Montreal and Termont Terminal Inc. signed a long-term lease on March 19 for the construction of the new Viau container terminal. Under the deal, the private company Termont Montréal Inc. will invest $42 million in the initial phase of the terminal project. If container growth continues, the company plans to invest an additional […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Canada Infrastructure Bank is investing CAD 300 million in the Port of Montreal’s container terminal project.

  • 13 February 2018

    On a trade mission to India, the Montreal Port Authority signs a cooperative agreement with Mundra Port.

  • 4 January 2018

    Montreal Port Authority (MPA) reported another record year with close to 38 million tons of cargo handled in 2017.

  • 19 June 2017

    Image Courtesy: MPA The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) welcomed on June 10 Holland America Line’s MS Maasdam, the first ship to dock at the Port of Montreal’s new cruise terminal.  “We are very proud to have successfully completed this important project that represents a milestone in the Port of Montreal’s modern history,” Sylvie Vachon, President and […]

  • 14 August 2019

    The project would reduce waiting times and bottlenecks for container movements at the Port of Montreal.

  • 16 March 2012
    Business & Finance

      The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, yesterday announced that the federal government will invest in modernizing the Port of Montreal and in the St. Lawrence navigation system, two important elements in the network that makes up Canada’s Continental Gateway. The Government of Canada is investing in projects that will optimize […]

  • 6 January 2017

    Image Courtesy: Port of Montreal On January 1, the Port of Montreal in Canada welcomed the Chem Sirius, the first ocean-going vessel in 2017 to cross its downstream limits at Sorel without a stopover. The 20,000 dwt chemical tanker left the Port of Antwerp in Belgium on December 19, 2016. The Chem Sirius is operated by […]

  • 3 January 2018

    Ottawa Express became the 1st ocean-going vessel to reach the Port of Montreal without a stopover in 2018.

  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Montreal’s Viau Terminal will undergo a new construction phase to increase its handling capacity.

  • 1 October 2019

    The project is undertaken with an aim to reduce the port’s ecological impact.

  • 28 July 2020
    Human Capital, Ports & Logistics

    The Longshoremen’s Union at the Port of Montreal has launched a four-day strike seeking greater work-life balance and shorter working hours. The union filed a 72 hour notice of a strike commencing on Monday, July 27th and ending on Friday, July 31 at 06:59 a.m., according to the Maritime Employees Association (MEA). The strike affects […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In 2013, the Port of Montreal had another very good year despite still difficult economic conditions. In fact, it managed to maintain comparable results to those of the last two years, and to put this in context, 2011 was a record year. The Port of Montreal handled a grand total of 28.2 million tonnes of […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Montreal will be the host for this year’s Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA) annual conference. Speakers slated to make presentations to delegates next week include Georgia Tech professor Benoit Montreuil, Port Ambassador Frank Geerkens from the Port of Antwerp, Danielle Goldfarb from the Conference Board of Canada and Michel Juneau-Katsuya, a security and intelligence specialist. […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Image Courtesy: Besiktas Shipyard M/T Damia Desgagnés, the world’s first dual-fuel asphalt tanker, was christened at the Port of Montreal on May 18.  The 14,700 dwt asphalt-bitumen-chemical tanker is the first in a series of four carriers built by Turkish Besiktas Shipyard for Canadian shipping company Desgagnés Group. The vessel, which was handed over to its owner at the […]

  • 3 January 2012

      The Montreal Port Authority welcomed on Monday evening the Seasprat that became the first ocean-going vessel to reach the Port of Montreal without a stopover in 2012. Flying a German flag, the Seasprat is a tanker operated by German Tanker Shipping, represented in Montreal by the SMK Tanker Agency. The Seasprat left the Port […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, recently announced that the federal government will invest in modernizing the Port of Montreal and in the St. Lawrence navigation system, two important elements in the network that makes up Canada’s Continental Gateway. The Government of Canada is investing in projects that will optimize the […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Quebec-based consortium led by Fiera Axium Infrastructure has acquired a 100% ownership interest in Montreal Gateway Terminals from Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners. The Canada-based investment firm did not reveal any financial details of the deal, but it is speculated that Morgan Stanley will get USD 520 million for the cargo container facility . Montreal Gateway Terminals operates […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) and LOGISTEC Corporation have just announced that Viau Terminal, which handles about 350,000 containers annually, will undergo a new construction phase to increase its handling capacity. This is its second phase, which continues and completes the most recent container terminal at the Port of Montreal. Its first phase was completed […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Environment, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Transition

    The Port of Montreal saw a continuous decrease over the past seven years in the intensity of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the Port of Montreal- (MPA) specific activities per tonne of cargo handled.

  • 4 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier Vigorous became the first ocean-going vessel in the morning hours of January 1 to reach the Port of Montreal without a stopover in 2016. The 2013-built bulker, operated by Vigorous Shipping and Trading, departed the Omani port of Sohar on November 30, 2015. Featuring a length of 180 meters and […]