Canadian National Railway expects intermodal to stay strong as shippers frustrated with U.S. West Coast port congestion push U.S-bound loads through Canadian ports and onto its network running through Chicago and down to New Orleans.
Port of Montreal
Port of Montreal
22 Jan 2015
The return of CMA CGM, the opening of a grain containerization facility, healthy volume on Mediterranean and Caribbean services, and even diversions from the U.S. West Coast in 2014 helped lift Port of Montreal’s container volume 4.2 percent versus 2013.
08 Dec 2014
Transplace is expanding in Western Canada and Quebec as U.S.-Canada cross-border traffic speeds up, along with the U.S. and Canadian economies.
27 Nov 2014
Operations at the port of Montreal are returning to normal after a day-long strike by municipal workers opposi
28 Aug 2014
The number of containers moving through major North American ports was up over 4 percent in the first half of 2014, port statistics show.
19 Aug 2014
The Association of Canadian Port Authorities is warning Canadian policymakers that inadequate development of port infrastructure could hinder the country from taking full advantage of its growing international trade.
16 Aug 2014
Diversions related to the ongoing negotiations on the U.S. West Coast between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association continue to have an impact elsewhere.
15 Aug 2014
Executives at Canada’s two main east coast container ports of Montreal and Halifax say a free trade agreement between Canada and the European Union will boost their volumes.
28 May 2014
U.S. ports outpaced their Canadian rivals on the east coast of North America during the first quarter, with solid growth at Savannah helping the U.S. Southeast surpass other regions.
10 Apr 2014
Hapag-Lloyd plans to implement two low-water surcharges at the Port of Montreal, although some officials are questioning why, as they expect the spring thaw to begin soon.
26 Mar 2014
The volume of all containers handled by U.S. and Canadian East Coast ports in the fourth quarter of 2013 increased by 4.4 percent year-over-year to 4.2 million 20-foot-equivalent units, according to port-published data collected by the JOC.