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2PORT OF MONTREAL 2018 DIRECTORYThe Port of Montreal is the engine of theregional supply chain and it is well anchoredin the international transportation network. Itsoperations and projects make it a key economicdriver for the city of Montreal, the province ofQuebec and Canada as a whole.Montreal is a major diversified transshipmentcentre handling all types of goods and products–containerized and non-containerized trafficand liquid and dry bulk cargo.The Port of Montreal is Canada’s second-largest container port, the largest container portin Eastern Canada and the only container portin Quebec and Ontario. One marine containerin four handled in Canada moves through thePort of Montreal. Every year, the port handles$41 billion worth of diversified goods. Portactivities in Montreal support 16,000 direct,indirect and induced jobs and generate $2.1billion in added value to the Canadian economy.Many of the world’s leading internationalshipping lines serve the Port of Montreal,including CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd, MaerskLine, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)and OOCL.Canadian carriers that serve the Port ofMontreal are Algoma, Canada Steamship Lines,Canfornav, Fednav Limited, CTMA Group,Oceanex, Rigel Shipping Canada and TransportDesgagnés.The Port of Montreal is also the second mostimportant international cruise port along theSaint Lawrence River. It is also a port of call forriver cruises (Saint Lawrence and Great Lakes)and domestic cruises (Montréal – Îles-de-la-Madeleine [Magdalen Islands]).This directory contains useful information aboutthe Port and its various service providers. It isavailable in print, html and interactive pdfversions, which can be downloaded from thePort’s web site: Thismeans that the information it contains can bereadily available to you on your desk, computer,tablet or smartphone.We thank you for your interest in the Port ofMontreal.Regional and nationaleconomic driver,international trade hub

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