Vessels at the Port of Montreal

Cruise ships sailing the St. Lawrence route to New England or the Great Lakes offer great views of everything from fireworks to whale watching.
  • Capacity: 100 to 2,500 passengers
  • Size: 50 to 250 metres
These large vessels can carry either dry bulk cargo, e.g. grain, sugar and ore, or liquid bulk cargo, e.g. petroleum or chemical products.
  • Capacity: up to 50,000 tonnes
  • Size: 120 to 300 metres
Despite their small size, tugs are very powerful and are used to guide, push and pull large vessels arriving and departing, especially during docking manoeuvres.
  • Size: 25 to 35 metres

Container ships entering the Port of Montreal hail from over 150 countries on five continents.

  • Capacity: up to 6,000 TEUs (20-foot equivalent units)
  • Size: 150 to 300 metre