TRADING WITH THE WORLD

Awards

Communications

June 2018 American Association of Port Authorities Communications Awards
The Port of Montreal wins the Excellence Award for its History of Ships exhibition (launched in July 2017) and the Distinction Award for its advertising campaign The Port of Montreal at the Heart of History (2017). This campaign took the form of a series of advertising displays, digital ads in La Presse + and the Montreal Gazette, articles on social media, newsletters and a video

June 2016 - Port's advertising campaign wins two awards
Terrain Ogilvy won two prestigious awards at the Summit Creative Award international competition. The awards are a crowning achievement for an advertising campaign that the agency produced for the Port of Montreal. The agency won Print Best of Show for the Trading with the World campaign, and gold for the Chopsticks advertisement that is part of the campaign. The Summit Creative Award recognizes each year creative campaigns from more than 20 participating countries.

July 2, 2015 – Three communications awards
The Port of Montreal won three awards in the annual Communications Awards Program organized by the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA): an Award of Distinction for its 2013 annual report and two Awards of Merit for its “Trading With The World” advertising campaign. More

June 27, 2014 – Two communications awards
The Port of Montreal received two Awards of Distinction from the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA). The award in the Special Events category recognized the 175th Gold-Headed Cane Presentation Ceremony. The award in the Periodicals category recognized the high quality of Logbook E-magazine. More

June 19, 2014 – Award for the Gold-Headed Cane Presentation Ceremony
The Port of Montreal won a Merit Award, Special Events, from the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). This award recognized the 175th Gold-Headed Cane Presentation Ceremony. More

June 6, 2013 - Three Communications Awards
The Port of Montreal has won three awards in the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) annual Communications Competition. The Port won an Award of Excellence for its new website. The Port took home an Award of Distinction for its PortInfo electronic magazine. The Port of Montreal’s new branding campaign, “Trading with the World” or “Commercer avec le monde,” launched in 2012, won an Award of Merit. More

May 10, 2013 - Bronze 2013 Port Communications Award
The Port of Montreal has won the International Association of Ports and Harbors’ (IAPH) bronze 2013 Port Communications Award. The prize recognizes a project that provides free Wi-Fi on Port of Montreal territory to seafarers whose ships are docked in port. The service allows mariners to connect more easily with family and friends back home. More

Cruises

March 2015 - Best Turnaround Destination Award
Once again, the Port of Montreal was signalled out by the prestigious magazine Cruise Insight with the Best Turnaround Destination award, which honours cruise destinations around the world that offer disembarking and boarding passengers a superior welcome. More

March 2013 - Award for efficient cruise services
The Port of Montreal has won an award for its cruise operations from the prestigious Cruise Insight magazine for a fifth consecutive year. This year the Port has taken home the prize for Most Efficient Port Services. The award recognizes the Port’s efficient combination of port agency and customs services and its strong working relationship with cruise line operations departments. More

March 2012 - Four awards of excellence for cruise operations
For the fourth consecutive year, the Port of Montreal’s cruise operations were recognized by the prestigious Cruise Insight magazine: Most Responsive Port, Best Turnaround Destination, Most Efficient Terminal Operator, Best Turnaround Port Operations. More

March 2011 - Two awards of excellence for cruise operations
Cruise operations at the Port of Montreal were honoured by the prestigious Cruise Insight magazine: Most Efficient Terminal Operator and Best Turnaround Destination. More

March 2010 - Two awards of excellence for cruise operations
Cruise operations at the Port of Montreal were honoured by the prestigious Cruise Insight magazine: Best Turnaround Port Operations and Best Turnaround Destination 2009. More

Infrastructures

September 2018  Environmental Excellence Award from NAMEPA
The Port of Montreal has been awarded the Marine Environment Protection Award for 2018 in the Port category from the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA). The Port of Montreal was recognized for its recent sustainable development initiatives, notably for certain promising projects: the Trucking PORTal, shore power and a a liquefied natural gas solution. More

June 2018  Environmental Excellence Award from the AQTR
The Port of Montreal has been awarded the Grand Prize for Excellence in the Environment category by Quebec’s road transportation association, the Association québécoise du transport et des routes (AQTR), for its shore power project : a cruiser terminal supply system and shore-side systems for wintering vessels to feed them with cleaner energy during their stay. Ultimately, this allows a reduction of 2800 tonnes per year of greenhouse gas emissions. More

September 2017  Orange Triangle Award from the Quebec Association of Fire Prevention Technicians
The Safety and Fire Prevention team of the Montreal Port Authority won the Orange Triangle Award at the 52nd Annual Conference of the Quebec Association of Fire Prevention Technicians (ATPIQ). The MPA team received this award in recognition of its efforts to develop and harmonize an emergency measures plan for the Port of Montreal with all the partners involved. More

June 2015  Environmental Excellence Award
The Port of Montreal won the Environmental Excellence Award for the Eastern Region awarded by the Canadian International Freight Forwards Association (CIFFA). It recognized the project to reclaim contaminated soil through  Solidification/Stabilization (S/S) during redevelopment of the Viau sector. More

May 2011  Grand Prize for Excellence in the Cargo Transportation category
The Montreal Port Authority has been awarded the Grand Prize for Excellence in the Cargo Transportation category by Quebec’s road transportation association, the Association québécoise du transport et des routes (AQTR), for the successful completion of its new entry portal for trucks on Port territory. More

Management

April 2018 Sylvie Vachon wins a Mercure in Les Mercuriades competition
Sylvie Vachon, President and CEO of the Port of Montreal, won the Sun Life Financial Outstanding Woman in Leadership Award. This Mercure recognizes the exceptional career of a businesswoman who has shown daring, impact and leadership throughout her career, while extending the reach of her business sector. More

October 28, 2014 – St. Lawrence Award to Sylvie Vachon
Sylvie Vachon, President and CEO of the Port of Montreal, won the St. Lawrence Award conferred by the St. Lawrence Economic Development Council (SODES). The award honours individuals' outstanding actions related to the marine industry. More

April 30, 2014 - Étoile d'Or from Cercle Esteler
The Port of Montreal received the Étoile d’Or trophy awarded by the Cercle Esteler – Belgian Business Network in Quebec. This award recognized the Memorandum of Understanding signed in 2013 with the Port of Antwerp. Under this MOU, the two partners have established four areas of collaborative activity: marketing and business development; business intelligence; asset management; and sustainable, socially responsible development. More

May 10, 2012 - Sylvie Vachon awarded the Prix Orchidée
The President and Chief Executive Officer of the Montreal Port Authority received the Prix Orchidée from the East Montreal Chamber of Commerce (EMCC). This award honours a VIP who makes both a commitment and an outstanding contribution to East Montreal’s economic and social development. More