port in brief

December 5 Port of Montreal CEO Sylvie Vachon speaks at HEC Montreal.
November 29
Germain Thibault is appointed to the board of directors of the Montreal Port Authority. 
 
November 29

Port of Montreal CEO Sylvie Vachon speaks at the SODES (St. Lawrence Economic Development Council) luncheon conference in Montreal.

November 20

CSL’s Trillium Class Baie St. Paul laker named Bulk Ship of the Year 2012. This new ship made its first port call to Montreal on December 1st.

November 5 - 6

The Port of Montreal turns into a school for students in transportation logistics and supply chain management at Champlain College in Longueuil.
November 2

Mariners’ House holds its annual ball at Windsor Station. To mark the centre’s 150th anniversary, the Port of Montreal had a few thousand tuques made, of which 1,300 were given to sailors who visit Mariners’ House during December, and 600 were sold for $10 apiece, with all proceeds going to Mariners’ House. 

October 18

Port of Montreal CEO Sylvie Vachon speaks at the invitation of the Women’s Executive Network of the City of Montreal.  Theme: Her career and management style.

October 7 - 19

The Port of Montreal’s Asian mission: India, Vietnam, Hong Kong. Following this trip, Jeremy Masters is appointed representative of the Port of Montreal to Hong Kong, effective January 1, 2013.

 

October 4
The Port of Montreal receives a delegation from the Port of Antwerp and holds a reception for its clients.
 
October 3
At Logistics Management’s Gala in Atlanta, the Port of Montreal receives the 2012 Logistics Management Quest for Quality Award, category: Great Lakes region. List of  winners
October 1

The Port of Montreal presents a plaque to the cruise ship MV Artania to commemorate its first call to Montreal.


 

 September 29
The Port of Montreal presents a plaque to the cruise ship MV Seabourn Sojourn to commemorate its first call to Montreal
September 24

The Port of Montreal presents a plaque to the cruise ship MV Quest for Adventure to commemorate its first call to Montreal.

September 18

Oceanex announces construction of a new container/roll on roll off (Con/Ro) ship. The Oceanex Connaigra will be the largest in its category in Canada. Fall 2013 delivery date.