Association of Canadian Port Authorities
ACPA HomePort Industry Facts Canadian Ports MagazineMedia ReleasesJoin NowUpcoming Events  
Public Relations
 
rePORTage Magazine
Media Releases
Events
Port Industry Facts
About ACPA
ACPA Membership
Programs
Advocacy
Industry Information
Links
Contact Us
 

 

Public Relations —
What's New

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.
English | Français

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.

December 18, 2017
Traffic increase at Authority a sign of city's thriving economy, says CEO
An increase in traffic at the Windsor Port Authority is a sign of the city's booming economy, according to the CEO of the federal agency. David Cree said the number of ships using the port is up 10 per cent compared to the same time last year, with salt and grain as the hottest commodities.

December 8, 2017
Logistec and the Port of Trois-Rivières strengthen their long-standing partnership
The Trois-Rivières Port Authority (TRPA) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Logistec Stevedoring Inc. for the leasing and operation of its general cargo terminal. This agreement strengthens a long-standing business relationship between the Port of Trois-Rivières and one of the leading port terminal operators in North America.
English | Français

November 29, 2017
Eimskip advances to weekly callings and feeder sea service at Port of Halifax
Icelandic carrier Eimskip has announced a short sea feeder shipping service between the Port of Halifax and Portland, Maine.

November 28, 2017
Port of Prince Rupert Proving to be an Engine of Growth Across Northern British Columbia
The Port of Prince Rupert generated more than $1 billion in economic output for Northern British Columbia's economy last year, according to a study commissioned by the Prince Rupert Port Authority.

November 24, 2017
PORT OF HALIFAX EXPERIENCES RECORD-BREAKING CRUISE YEAR 2017
The Port of Halifax welcomed over 292-thousand cruise guests during the 2017 cruise season. This year saw 292,722 guests arriving on 173 cruise vessels, making 2017 the busiest cruise year for the Port of Halifax so far.

November 23, 2017
THE PORT OF MONTREAL IS INVESTING IN GREENING
The Port of Montreal is joining forces with Soverdi and Alliance forêt urbaine to extend the canopy of greenery on its lands. As a first step, this new partnership will plant 375 trees. Accordingly, the Port of Montreal joins about a hundred private partners already active in the greening of private and institutional lands in Montreal.
English | Français

November 17, 2017
Port of Thunder Bay re-brands as The Superior Way West
In an effort to increase brand awareness in Canada's west, the Port of Thunder Bay has a new tagline and logo.

November 14, 2017
Port Saint John experienced 3% Increase in cruise activity in 2017
The 2017 cruise season at Port Saint John provided a 3% year-over-year increase with 208, 818 visitors from cruise ships in 2017 as compared to 202,929 in 2016.

November 10, 2017
Donation of $ 38,650 to the Curé-Chamberland and Saint-François-d’Assise Schools by the Port of Trois-Rivières Cycling Team – Roue Libre
Over the past 5 years, as part of the Grand Défi Pierre Lavoie, the Port of Trois-Rivières’ Roue Libre cycling team has been committed to funding the region’s elementary schools.
English | Français

November 8, 2017
A strong season finish expected at the Port of Thunder Bay
Officials with the port authority in Thunder Bay, Ontario, say they are expecting a strong finish to the shipping season as they expect to ship a level of cargo only achieved three times in the last 20 years. According to a written statement issued on Wednesday, prior to October 31 this year, the port has handled 6.7 million tonnes of cargo and are on track to ship an estimated total of nine million metric tonnes by the end of this season. That's despite grain shipments during October being down slightly from October, 2016. Also read on Lake Superior News and Northern Ontario Business websites

November 8, 2017
Montréal's cruise season sees a record 33% increase in 2017
The Port of Montréal welcomed 114,517 passengers and crew members during the 2017 cruise season, up 33% compared to 2016. In all, some 21 ships representing 16 international cruise lines moored 52 times at the newly renovated T1 Terminal located at the Alexandra Pier in Old Montréal and at Terminal T3 located east of Jacques-Cartier Bridge. This season also saw 16 domestic cruises operating between Montréal and the Magdalen Islands.

October 19, 2017
Windsor Port Authority Honoured at the AAPA Conference in Long Beach, California
Windsor Port Authority was recently honoured at the Awards Luncheon of the Annual Conference of the Association of American Port Authorities (AAPA). The Award of Merit was granted to Windsor Port Authority within the Communications Category for its community initiative "Windsor Port Authority Outreach Campaign with Olde Sandwich Towne". This award reflects the outstanding work by the Windsor Port Authority staff, who have consistently demonstrated the commitment to various initiatives for community enhancement within Olde Sandwich Towne.

 

>> NEWS ARCHIVE


Contact

Wendy Zatylny
President

Phone: (613) 232-2036 ext. 201
e-mail: wzatylny@acpa-ports.net

Francine Paulin

Phone: (613) 232-2036 ext. 200
e-mail: fpaulin@acpa-ports.net


© 2016 ACPA/AAPC All rights reserved. Design: SMDESIGN | Maintenance SYLOGIQUE WEB