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September 18-21 2017
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PORTS: An Integral Part 
of Canada's Economy

Canada’s seaports are key to moving goods and people via complex logistical supply chains extending to seaports in more than 160 countries throughout the world. Every year Canada’s Port Authorities contribute much to Canada’s economy:

  • 311.5 million tonnes of cargo handled
  • 2.1% annual compound growth rate since 2010
  • 495.9 million in aggregate revenue in 2013 fiscal year
  • 182.4 million in operating income in 2013
  • Over $400 billion worth of goods
  • 250,000 direct and indirect jobs
  • $10.2 billion in salaries
  • $25 billion added to Canada’s GDP
  • $2.2 billion paid in federal and provincial income taxes
  • $2 billion paid in consumption tax
  • Port authorities represent 60% of Canadian maritime exports (2011)
  • Most ports have seen an increase in total tonnage from 2011 to 2012

» Canada's Strategic Gateways Poised for Growth

What's New

February 6, 2017
Nanaimo Port Authority wins high marks from customers; 2016 results show higher volumes, 65 new jobs.

February 6, 2017
Port Investment Helps City Performing Arts Facility Shine Brighter
The Lester Centre of the Arts celebrated its 30th anniversary on Saturday at a gala event featuring new theatrical lighting and stage draperies purchased through a contribution from the Port of Prince Rupert's Community Investment Fund.

January 23, 2017
Port of Halifax had busiest year in a decade.
The Port of Halifax is coming off its biggest year for cargo since the Great Recession of 2007-08, when the American economy tanked in the wake of the subprime mortgage crisis.

January 20, 2017
Port of Hamilton releases results of 2016 shipping season.
The Hamilton Port Authority has released its cargo results for the 2016 shipping season. In 2016, 562 vessels visited the Port of Hamilton, carrying 9,277,282 MT of cargo, edging out the 2015 season total by 0.4%. Hamilton continues to hold its position as the largest Canadian Great Lakes port (as measured by cargo volume). This modest increase in Hamilton's cargo is in contrast to the overall Seaway cargo totals, which fell by 3% in 2016.

January 17, 2017
PORT OF SEPT-ÎLES 2016 IN REVIEW.
The volume of cargo handled at the Port of Sept-Îles increased 1% in 2016 to 23 million tonnes compared with 22.7 million tonnes in 2015. Mining company IOC Rio Tinto increased its shipments with 18.6 million tonnes in 2016 versus 17.8 million tonnes the previous year. And Tata Steel Minerals Canada shipped 1.6 million tonnes in 2016 compared with 2.3 million in 2015..

January 9, 2017
THE PORT OF SEPT-ÎLES HANDS OUT ITS 30th CANE TO THE FIRST SHIP OF THE YEAR
The M/V AM Krakow, a Marshall Islands registered vessel, sailing from Ghent, Belgium, was the first ship to arrive in Sept-Îles this year, at 3:50 a.m. on January 1, 2017. The vessel arrived empty and docked on January 8 at IOC Rio Tinto dock Nº 2. It will set sail again today with 78,580 tons of iron ore destined for Ghent, Belgium.

January 9, 2017
Sunda First vessel of the year at the Port of Trois-Rivières
The Sunda is the first ocean-going vessel from an overseas port to dock at the Port of Trois-Rivières in 2017. It reached the port on Sunday January 8, at 6:51 p.m., following an 11-day non-stop Atlantic crossing. It left the Port of Bilbao in Spain on December 28, 2016.

January 9, 2017
Port of Thunder Bay Closing Season on High Note
The 2016 shipping season will officially close today, January 9, 2017 with the arrival of an inbound shipment via the vessel MV Frontenac.

January 4, 2017
AWARDING OF THE 178TH GOLD-HEADED CANE IN THE SPIRIT OF THE 2017 CELEBRATIONS
Montreal Port Authority (MPA) President and CEO Sylvie Vachon today presented the Gold-Headed Cane to Shipping Agent Denis Blondeau of SMK Tanker Agency, who accepted it on behalf of South Korean national Captain Danel Ju, master of the Chem Sirius, the first ocean-going vessel to enter the Port of Montreal without a stopover in 2017.

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