September 10-13 2018
Saint John, NB
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• The Association of Canadian Port Authorities was founded
in 1958 and groups together ports and harbours and related marine
interests into one, national association.
• The ACPA is the pre-eminent Association for the advocacy
and advancement of the Canadian Port Industry.
• ACPA members contribute greatly to the local, regional
and national economy of Canada with over $400 billion worth of goods
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The Association of Canadian Port Authorities publishes the rePORTage Magazine (formerly the Canadian Ports Magazine), an annual magazine covering issues of importance to the port community.
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March 12, 2018
ACPA welcomes the announcement from the Honorable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, of the Ports Modernization Review.
L'AAPC accueille l'annonce de l'Honorable Marc Garneau, Ministre des Transports, de la revue de modernisation des ports.
March 6, 2018
COLLOQUE LES ARTS ET LA VILLE À SEPT-ÎLES
Le Port de Sept-Îles s’associe au 31e Colloque annuel du réseau Les Arts et la Ville qui se tiendra à Sept-Îles du 6 au 8 juin prochain, en finançant une mesure incitative visant à soutenir la participation des intervenants culturels du milieu à cet événement d’envergure.
LES ARTS ET LA VILLE SYMPOSIUM COMES TO SEPT-ÎLES
The Port of Sept-Îles is partnering with Les Arts et La Ville for its 31st annual symposium, which will be held in Sept-Îles from June 6 to 8, by funding an incentive to encourage cultural stakeholders in the area to participate in this major event.
March 2, 2018
Record year for overall cargo movement through the Port of Vancouver
The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority today released the 2017 year-end statistics for cargo through the Port of Vancouver. Overall cargo volume through the port reached a record high of 142.1 million tonnes, up five per cent from 2016. Sectors experiencing strong growth include containers and bulk grain, both of which hit new records in 2017.
February 15, 2018
Port of Toronto Records Best Year in More than a Decade with Upwards of 2.1 Million Metric Tonnes of Cargo Arriving in 2017
It was the best year in more than a decade for the Port of Toronto which moved 2,172,750 metric tonnes of cargo in 2017. The strong year in marine imports, along with a significant rise in cruise ship arrivals, confirms the Port’s position as a vital part of Toronto’s economic infrastructure.
February 7, 2018
Saint John Port Authority Annual General Meeting and Conference
Port Saint John is thrilled to host the Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA) 60th Anniversary Annual General Meeting and Conference. September 10-13, 2018 - Join Us!
February 7, 2018
Halifax Port Authority : Another strong year for the Halifax cruise industry
The 2018 cruise season in Halifax will get underway on April 22, 2018 with the arrival of Fram, a Hurtigruten vessel. “It is a very exciting time for cruise in Halifax,” said Cathy McGrail, Associate Vice President of Cruise, Operations and Corporate Affairs, Halifax Port Authority. “Thanks to strong partnerships with the cruise lines, tour providers in Nova Scotia and tourism industry groups, we are looking at another very strong season”.
February 6, 2018
Windsor Port Authority: Port Traffic Rebounds in 2017
After unexpected declines in the 2016 season, the port rebounded nicely in 2017 with total cargo handled at all the port’s facilities increasing by almost 7%.
January 17, 2018
PORT OF SEPT-ÎLES: WORKING TOWARDS GROWTH
The Port of Sept-Îles is pleased to announce a nearly 6% increase in the volume handled in the port with 24,231,000 tons handled in 2017 versus 22,942,000 tons the previous year. This growth is chiefly due to increased iron ore shipments from IOC Rio Tinto, Tata Steel Minerals Canada, and Société ferroviaire et portuaire de Pointe-Noire (SFPPN).
January 11, 2018
2017 was a big year for iron ore boats in the Great Lakes ports!
The Great Lakes iron ore trade had its best year since 2012. Freighters transported more than 60 million tons of iron ore from Great Lakes ports in 2017. That’s an increase of 10 percent compared to 2016, according to data released by the Lake Carriers’ Association on Wednesday.
January 5, 2018
The Port of Trois-Rivières welcomes the first ocean-going vessel of 2018, the Lowlands Opal
The Lowlands Opal is the first ocean-going vessel from an overseas port to dock at the Port of Trois-Rivières in 2018. It reached the port on Thursday, January 4, at 1:10 p.m., following a 16-day non-stop Atlantic voyage.
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January 5, 2018
THE PORT OF SEPT-ÎLES WELCOMES ITS FIRST SHIP OF THE YEAR
The vessel arrived in ballast and will set sail again on January 6, 2018 with 77,000 tons of iron ore from IOC Rio Tinto destined for Ghent, Belgium.
January 1, 2018
The Port of Montreal welcomes the first ocean-going vessel of 2018
By crossing the downstream limits of the Port of Montréal at Sorel at 11:55 a.m., the Ottawa Express became the first ocean-going vessel to reach the Port of Montréal without a stopover in 2018.
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