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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

April 12, 2016
First Saltie to Windsor Port in 2017.
CAPTAIN MAXIM KOROLKOV and crew of the first ocean going vessel of the season were welcomed at the ADM Windsor Grain Terminal on April 10 by officials of the terminal and Windsor Port Authority. The M/V HEMGRACHT docked at ADM on April 7 and is expected to leave on April 12 with a load of feed products destined for Dublin, Ireland.

April 10, 2016
Local Gymnastics Training Reaches New Heights Through Investment from Port of Prince Rupert.
One of Prince Rupert's newest sporting societies has grown by leaps and bounds thanks to a financial contribution from the Port of Prince Rupert.

April 6, 2016
Halifax Port Authority has banner year.
Profits almost doubled at the Halifax Port Authority last year, as shipping lines brought in more cargo and the cruise ship industry surged ahead. "It was a strong year across all our lines," Paul MacIsaac, the port authority's senior vice-president, said in an interview Thursday. "All types of cargo were up and cruise ships were strong as well."

April 5, 2016
Grain shipments make for busy March at Thunder Bay port.
The Port of Thunder Bay opened with a solid week of shipping to start the 2017 navigation season, with March volumes above the ten-year-average. Port Authority CEO Tim Heney said the first ships have been lakers, and the majority of cargo shipped was grain from last year's strong prairie harvest.

April 5, 2016
Yesterday, the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) and its clients celebrated the 50th anniversary of the arrival of the first containers at the Port of Montreal, a milestone in supply chain history.

March 25, 2016
Smooth sailing to port; Captain of port's 1st ship of season amazed by what he barely saw on lake.
The Manitoulin laker arrived in the Thunder Bay Port on Friday morning, and docked at the Richardson Elevator at 7:42 a.m., making it the first ship to arrive in the 2017 navigational season. Ship Capt. John Carlson said the trek to Thunder Bay was smooth sailing with the least amount of ice that he's seen in the last 30 years in Lake Superior.

March 23, 2016
The Association of Canadian Port Authorities Commends Strong Commitment to Canada's Trade-Enabling Transportation in Budget 2017.
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