port in brief

July 17 2014

Quebec Minister of Transport Robert Poëti visits the Port of Montreal.

August 17 - 20

A delegation from the Port of Montreal participates in the annual conference of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA) in Belledune, New Brunswick. The Port of Montreal will host the 2015 annual conference, September 29 to October 1, 2015.

September 6

Port in the City Day welcomes more than 2,000 Montrealers aboard the Cavalier Maxim, owned by Croisières AML, on five free one-hour cruises. Designed to help people discover port facilities, this fourth edition of Port in the City Day is very popular with the public. Read the press release

September 9

To mark its 70th anniversary, the Fednav-sponsored IMAX film entitled “The Wonders of the Arctic” is presented at the Montreal Science Centre to Fednav’s Quebec and Ontario partners, clients, suppliers, employees and retired employees.



September 9

Federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt tours the Port of Montreal’s facilities. Read the press release

September 18

Representatives of the Marine Industry Forum tour the Port of Montreal’s facilities aboard the VMS Maisonneuve.

September 22

A group of SAQ employees visit the Port of Montreal.

September 22

A group of Port of Montreal clients tour port facilities aboard the VMS Maisonneuve.

September 23

Sylvie Vachon is a guest speaker for the Association of Women in Finance. Topic: The Port at the Heart of Daily Life.

September 30 and October 1

Delegates at the conference of Transportation Association of Canada, which is celebrating its centennial this year, visit the Port. The Port of Montreal is the event sponsor. Read the press release

October 7

Logistec inaugurates new infrastructures in the Port of Montreal’s Contrecoeur sector, which required an investment of $12 million. Read the PortInfo Express



October 8
Visit from members of export assistance department (Service d’aide à l’exportation, SAE) of the Chambre de commerce de l’Est de Montréal. The SAE is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, during which time it has helped more than 300 companies.


October 15

Reception in Chicago for clients and partners of the Port of Montreal. 

October 20

Inauguration of the new CanEst Transit containerized grain terminal. Read the press release


October 21

Rivages du Monde chooses the Port of Montréal as home port for the 2015 season. Read the press release