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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.

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The 2016 Ports Magazine is now available!

The 2016 issue is available in an interactive digital edition. Read it online, download or print a copy. It is fully bilingual for all readers in English and French. With bookmarked pages, you can get to a featured article quickly and easily.

In it, you will find interesting statistics about our ports along with impactful articles on the many ways in which Canada’s ports contribute both to the economy, the environment and the social and cultural communities of the many cities that host a port.

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What's New

July 3, 2017
The newest terminal on the St. Lawrence River to be operated by Groupe Somavrac
The Trois-Rivières Port Authority (TRPA) and Groupe Somavrac announced today the signing of a long-term agreement to operate Terminal 13 at the Port of Trois-Rivières. This terminal, with a surface area of 23,000 m2, as well as Pier 13, was restored in 2016 and has been in operation since January 2017.
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June 29, 2017
Port of Halifax receives largest containerized cargo vessel to date
The Port of Halifax has received its largest containerized cargo vessel call to date. The Zim Antwerp, 349 metres length, 45.6 metres beam and 10,062 TEU capacity, arrived at Halterm International Container Terminal at approximately 12:00 p.m. ADT.

June 16, 2017
Port of Prince Rupert Helps Enable Access for All to North Coast Community Services
The delivery of social services to residents of the north coast region has improved thanks to the latest contribution from the Port of Prince Rupert's Community Investment Fund.

June 16, 2017
Le niveau d'eau élevé permet à G3 d'établir un tonnage record lors du chargement d'un navire de grains
L'Administration portuaire de Trois-Rivières (APTR) tient à souligner l'exploit que vient d'accomplir l'entreprise G3. Le navire M/V Vega Rose a terminé le jeudi le 15 juin à 23 h 30 le chargement de 48 069 tonnes métriques de maïs de haute qualité à partir de son Terminal céréaliers de Trois-Rivières.

June 13, 2017
Old Port of Montreal unveils new master plan
A preliminary master plan for the Old Port of Montréal imagines a dynamic waterfront site with renewed green space, more public areas and closer access to the St. Lawrence River. There is a very long history of marine activity, with different piers built and reconstructed over the years.

June 10, 2017
The Port of Montreal welcomes the first ship at its new cruise terminal
The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) is celebrating the arrival of the MS Veendam, the first ship to dock at the Port of Montreal's new cruise terminal. Alongside Verdun MNA Isabelle Melançon, representing the Government of Quebec, and Mayor of Montreal Denis Coderre, MPA President and CEO Sylvie Vachon and VIP guests welcomed the cruise ship's captain and passengers.

June 1, 2017
Strong Port Volumes Led By Surge in Potash Shipments
Cargo volumes in the Port of Thunder Bay were very strong in May, bolstered by significant grain shipments and decade-high potash volumes.


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