The regulations in force at the Port of Montreal are in conformity with the Canada Marine Act and were developed with the participation of public agencies, stakeholders and users of the Port of Montreal.
Practices and procedures
The practices and procedures below are applicable to all vessels operating in Port of Montreal waters. They were developed for the purpose of promoting safe, secure and effective navigation and environmental stewardship within the Port of Montreal’s geographical limits.
PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES - 2023 Edition
Verification of verified gross mass of containers
Every shipper of cargo is required to provide an official document confirming the verified gross mass (VGM) of the packed containers to the shipping line responsible for the transportation of these containers. For more information, consult:
PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING THE VERIFIED GROSS MASS OF PACKED CONTAINERS
Policies, acts and regulations
To consult all the policies, laws and regulations governing the activities of the Montreal Port Authority, please view the following section: