Port of Montreal

Port of Montreal

08 Apr 2022
The Montreal Port Authority is partnering with Canadian National Railway to develop intermodal service to the port’s proposed Contrecoeur container terminal.
06 Apr 2015
09 Mar 2015
A consortium led by Montreal-based Fiera Axium Infrastructure has acquired Montreal Gateway Terminals from a subsidiary of Morgan Stanley, the companies announced Friday.
28 Jan 2015
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.
container ship docked at 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.
Halifax was the only major Canadian port to show a decline in volume in the first half of 2014.
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.
Weekly wrap-up for Aug. 16, 2014
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.
Clasped hands: EU, Canada
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.
Port of Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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.
Port Metro Vancouver.
02 Sep 2013
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.
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.
North American East Coast Regional Market Shares. Source: Individual Ports
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.
Port of Montreal.
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.
05 Nov 2012
The Montreal Port Authority has named Donald E. Finnerty as director, growth and development, USA, effective Nov.