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Canadian Ports Magazine

Media Kit 2015
»The Canadian Ports Magazine Media Kit for 2015 is now available!
»Le cahier de l'annonceur 2015 du Canadian Ports Magazine est maintenant disponible!

»The 2014 edition of Ports Magazine is available here
Featuring articles on the challenges of shifting trade patterns, impacts of extreme weather, and port cities as economic drivers..

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PORTS: An Integral Part 
of Canada's Economy

Canada’s seaports are key to moving goods and people via complex logistical supply chains extending to seaports in more than 160 countries throughout the world. Every year Canada’s Port Authorities contribute much to Canada’s economy:

  • 311.5 million tonnes of cargo handled
  • 2.1% annual compound growth rate since 2010
  • 495.9 million in aggregate revenue in 2013 fiscal year
  • 182.4 million in operating income in 2013
  • Over $400 billion worth of goods
  • 250,000 direct and indirect jobs
  • $10.2 billion in salaries
  • $25 billion added to Canada’s GDP
  • $2.2 billion paid in federal and provincial income taxes
  • $2 billion paid in consumption tax
  • Port authorities represent 60% of Canadian maritime exports (2011)
  • Most ports have seen an increase in total tonnage from 2011 to 2012

» Canada's Strategic Gateways Poised for Growth

Job Opportunities

Operations and Regulatory Affairs Advisor

ACPA is looking to fill a contract position for an Operations and Regulatory Affairs Advisor. We are accepting resumes until Monday July 6, 2015.

Click the following links for detailled contract description: English / French

What's New

June 25, 2015
Port Authority Contribution to Local Seafarers Centre Highlights Careers at Sea. The Prince Rupert Port Authority today celebrated the fourth annual International Day of the Seafarer with a donation that will enhance the services provided to hundreds of international seafarers who disembark commercial ships at the Port of Prince Rupert every year.

June 24, 2015
On-line weather and wave forecasting tool launched at Port Saint John. The Governments of Canada & New Brunswick & the SmartATLANTIC Saint John Consortium celebrate the completion of the SmartATLANTIC Saint John Inshore Weather Buoy project.

June 18, 2015
Port Contribution to City of Prince Rupert Roof Repairs Will Keep Arts Strong at Lester Centre. The premier live performance venue of BC’s North Coast will be flipping its lid thanks to the latest investment from the Prince Rupert Port Authority’s Community Investment Fund.

June 18, 2015
Port's Annual Public Meeting Highlights Strong Performance, Value of Diversification. The Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) today released details about its increased diversification while reaffirming its commitment to a long-term sustainable growth strategy. Details of the PRPA's activities and financials were discussed during its Annual Public Meeting, held today at the Crest Hotel in Prince Rupert.

June 18, 2015
President of ACPA, Wendy Zatylny, was invited to appear before the Senate of Canada Standing Committee on Agriculture and spoke about how the Ports play a valuable role in facilitating movement of our world-class agriculture products in every region of Canada.

June 15, 2015
New rail spur already a major draw at Port of Oshawa, The Oshawa Port Authority hosted its third Annual General Meeting today, releasing its 2014 audited financial statements that show major projects including the multi-­?million dollar rail spur and cargo pad, are generating new business opportunities and jobs for local workers.

June 11, 2015
Almost 50 grade eight students from Centre Scolaire Samuel de Champlain are visiting the Port of Montreal this week, thanks in part to sponsorship from both Port Saint John and the Port of Montreal. English / French

June 10, 2015
Key maritime industry players have announced the creation of the Maritime Information Bureau (MIB), a new quick access to experts and information about the marine sector, its spinoffs and its activities in Québec.

June 9, 2015
Port of Halifax named 2015 Port of the Year. The Port of Halifax has been named the 2015 Port of the Year by the International Seafarers' Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN).

June 4, 2015
Highlights of 2014 at the Port of Trois-Rivières. The Trois-Rivières Port Authority (TRPA) held its annual general meeting today, during which Mr. Cléo Marchand, Chairman of the Board of the TRPA, gave a brief overview of the highlights of 2014, an exceptional year for the Port. English / French

June 1, 2015
Port of Thunder Bay Off to a Strong Star. Grain shipments through the Port of Thunder Bay are off to their strongest start since 1997: as of May 31, more than 1.8 million metric tonnes of grain have been loaded at the Port's elevators.

May 29, 2015
GREEN MARINE REPORTS STEADY ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRESS BY ITS MARITIME INDUSTRY PARTICIPANTS. Green Marine awarded their environmental performance certificates to more than 80 maritime companies yesterday during its GreenTech 2015 conference being held in Seattle, Washington.

May 28, 2015
Port Saint John Announces 2014 Results at Annual Meeting. Port Saint John today held its annual meeting, highlighting areas of strategic business growth, community commitment and the Port's significant contribution to New Brunswick's economic prosperity.

May 19, 2015
The Prince Rupert Port Authority today announced the completion of the Port of Prince Rupert's $90-million Road, Rail & Utility Corridor (RRUC), unlocking new terminal developments and market access for Canadian exporters. (PDF)

May 19, 2015
PortsToronto Reports Seventh Consecutive Year of Profitability.PortsToronto today released its 2014 Audited Financial Statements, marking the organization's seventh consecutive year of profitability and demonstrating PortsToronto's continued role as an investor in, and significant contributor to, the overall prosperity and growth of Toronto.

May 14, 2015
Local port off to strong start after banner year for grain shipments. The Thunder Bay Port Authority highlighted the banner year they had in 2014 at their 16th annual general meeting, saying the city's port authority saw a surge in grain shipments last year that resulted in the largest cargo volume to move through the port in nearly 20 years.

May 12, 2015
Annual meeting of the Montreal Port Authority: more than satisfactory results for 2014. The year 2014 was marked by a substantial upswing in container traffic at the Port of Montréal and the financial results followed: up a significant 8% in the volume of cargo handled, this growth made it possible to cross the threshold of 30 million tonnes of cargo handled in a single year.

May 10, 2015
Rail spur to Port of Oshawa now complete. The rail spur is ready to go as ships start docking at the Port of Oshawa for the 2015 shipping season.

May 5, 2015
Vancouver to Build New Container Terminal. Port Metro Vancouver has submitted an Environmental Impact Statement for a new container terminal at Roberts Bank in Delta, B.C. on Canada's west coast.

May 5, 2015
Port of Thunder Bay Opens With Strong Grain Volumes. Despite a later than usual start to the shipping season, the Port of Thunder Bay handled above-average grain shipments in April: grain elevators loaded more than 688,000 metric tonnes of grain to both domestic and foreign vessels during the month, which is 12% more than the ten-year average for April.


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