Port Metro Vancouver handles more than 50 percent of all container cargo moving through Canada’s busiest container ports, and the British Columbia gateway is investing to retain its No. 1 container port position.
Port of Montreal
26 Jul 2013
Major container lines have announced rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in August and September.
21 Jun 2013
Ports in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. saw gains in their share of North American East Coast container traffic in the first quarter of 2013. Canadian ports also saw an increase, albeit slight, while the market share of ports in the U.S. Northeast declined, according to data from the individual ports.
15 May 2013
The Port of Montreal has applauded a Canadian Coast Guard decision authorizing the passage of vessels up to 44 meters (about 144 feet) wide in the Quebec-Montreal section of the St. Lawrence navigation channel.
13 May 2013
The Montreal Port Authority has applauded the dual announcement made by Sylvain Gaudreault, Quebec minister of transport and minister of municipal affairs for regions and land occupancy...
21 Feb 2013
The Maritime Employers Association and Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 375 have signed a six-year collective agreement...
22 Jan 2013
German ocean carrier Hapag-Lloyd will decrease its low water surcharge for all cargo moving through the Port of Montreal to and from North Europe, the Mediterranean and Africa, as well as East Asia, the Indian subcontinent and the Middle East, effective Feb. 6.
15 Jan 2013
Orient Overseas Container Line has decreased its low water surcharge for all cargo shipments via the Port of Montreal, effective Feb. 1, following the latest projections for improved water levels in the Canadian St. Lawrence River.
08 Jan 2013
Dockworkers at the Port of Montreal will vote later this month on an agreement with the port’s Maritime Employers Associa
14 Dec 2012
Montreal’s Maritime Employers Association is conducting its own negotiations with ILA locals 375 and 1657 for renewal of the contract that expires on Dec. 31, but the contract likely would be extended if they don’t reach agreement by year-end.