With its large cargo capacity, the Port of Montreal’s grain elevator is one of the fastest and most efficient on the St. Lawrence River. Year-round operations and the ability to accommodate unit trains ensure that links with international markets are maintained at all times.

Operator: Viterra

Berths

Length (metres)

Depth alongside (metres)

Montreal

Viterra Inc.

Berth 54

395

10.7

Berth 56

245

8.2

Rail capacity

110 railcars

Storage capacity

260,000 mt

Vessel-loading capacity

5,500 mt/hour

Vessel-unloading capacity

3,000 mt/hour

Rotary screen grain sifter capacity

400 mt/hour

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Operator: Canest Transit Inc.

The Port of Montreal also has a facility dedicated to the containerization, storage, cleaning, sifting and packaging of agricultural products. This facility is strategically located near the container terminals.

Installation

91 independent concrete silos

 

Total capacity storage

68,000 mt

Operations

 

Rail capacity  

110 railcars

Unloading capacity

 

6 trucks / hour (210 mt / hour)

3 railcars / hour (270 mt / hour)

Loading capacity

8 containers / hour

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