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May 5, 2017
Annual meeting of the Montréal Port Authority (MPA) - The MPA continues to grow and to carry out major projects
As part of the annual meeting of the Montréal Port Authority (MPA), Sylvie Vachon, President and CEO of the MPA, presented its 2016 year-end results. Under the theme "Broadening our Horizons," the 2016 annual report shows how the MPA was able to stand out on several fronts, from its results and the successful completion of major projects to greater visibility on the international scene and many substantial actions in the field of sustainable development.

May 5, 2017
The MPA continues to grow and to carry out major projects
As part of the annual meeting of the Montreal Port Authority (MPA), Sylvie Vachon, President and CEO of the MPA, presented its 2016 year-end results. Under the theme "Broadening our Horizons," the 2016 annual report shows how the MPA was able to stand out on several fronts, from its results and the successful completion of major projects to greater visibility on the international scene and many substantial actions in the field of sustainable development.
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May 3, 2017
PortsToronto Cargo Variety Highlights Port Capabilities
Thunder Bay port facilities were kept busy in April with a variety of waterborne cargo. While grain shipments continued at a strong pace, the diversity of cargoes handled during the month highlighted the port's versatility.

May 1, 2017
Belledune Port Authority joins Green Marine.
The Port of Belledune, a world class deep water facility with exceptional year round cargo handling capacity on the East Coast, is the newest participant in Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental certification program for the maritime industry in North America.
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April 27, 2017
PortsToronto Marks Ninth Consecutive Year of Profitability in 2016
PortsToronto today released its 2016 Audited Financial Statements, marking the organization's ninth consecutive year of profitability and demonstrating PortsToronto's continued role as an investor in the infrastructure, community and economic performance of Toronto.

April 26, 2017
CP, the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, the Montréal Port Authority and terminal operators celebrate partnership, commitment to international supply chain expertise
On the occasion of the budgetary considerations presented today by Minister for Maritime Affairs Jean d'Amour at the Quebec National Assembly, the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) noted with satisfaction the progress achieved since the implementation of the Quebec Maritime Study just two years ago.

April 26, 2017
THE MONTREAL PORT AUTHORITY APPLAUDS TWO YEARS OF ACHIEVEMENTS THROUGH THE QUEBEC MARITIME STRATEGY
Canadian Pacific (CP), and senior officials from the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, the Montréal Port Authority, Global Container Terminals Canada, Montréal Gateway Terminals Partnership, DP World Canada, Logistec Corp. and Fraser Surrey Docks yesterday met at CP's head office in Calgary to discuss their commitment to working together in promoting Canada's largest and two most important gateways to the international supply chain.

April 25, 2017
Cruise ship industry contributes $3.2 billion to the Canadian economy in 2016. Economic impact expected to continue growing as passenger visits rise again in 2017
Cruise ships, together with their passengers and crew, make a significant annual contribution to the Canadian economy - and cruise industry spending is increasing at a healthy rate in all three of Canada's major coastal cruise regions - BC, Quebec and Atlantic Canada. Those are among the findings of a new study detailing the economic impact of the cruise industry in Canada - including everything from spending by cruise lines home-porting and making port calls; to on-shore spending by passengers and crew members; to commissions paid to travel agents across the country.

April 24, 2017
Cruise Industry Surpasses $100 Million Mark for the First Time in Atlantic Canada
The Atlantic Canada Cruise Association (ACCA) is very pleased to report that direct spending by the cruise industry in Atlantic Canada in 2016 totalled $102 million. These details come from a recent study titled, "The Economic Contribution of the International Cruise Industry in Canada 2016." The report details the economic impact of the cruise industry as a whole in Canada for 2016 and shows that Atlantic Canada is a premier cruise destination with unique port destinations that offer the thrill of discovery, the tranquility of nature and welcoming people.

April 21, 2017
First cruise vessel to arrive April 24
The 2017 Halifax cruise season will officially start April 24 at 4:15 p.m. with the arrival of the Amadea, a Phoenix Reisen vessel. This cruise ship will first berth at Lunenburg at 7 a.m. and will depart for Halifax at noon.

April 21, 2017
Growth at Port of Halifax - again
Increase in traffic, larger vessels account for growth for '21 consecutive months'. Fuelled by the arrival of a new service and bigger vessels, container traffic at the Port of Halifax rose yet again during the first three months of this year. "We are seeing 14 per cent growth year over year . . . and we've now seen 21 consecutive months, or seven quarters, of growth," Lane Farguson, a spokesman for the Halifax Port Authority, said in an interview Friday.

April 12, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
THE PORT OF MONTREAL CELEBRATES ITS 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF CONTAINER SHIPPING.
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, 2017
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, 2017
The Association of Canadian Port Authorities Commends Strong Commitment to Canada's Trade-Enabling Transportation in Budget 2017.
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