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rePORTage Magazine

The newly rebranded bilingual Ports Magazine is now available!

The 2015 issue has been modernized with bold images, graphics and a new colour scheme that makes it reader friendly, and contains bilingual, English and French content for all readers.

In it, you will find interesting stats about our ports along with impactful articles on innovation within the marine industry, investment in infrastructure, community partnerships and much more..

Read it today!

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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 Tuesday December 8, 2015.

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

What's New

November 23, 2015
Over 222-thousand passengers visited the Port of Halifax during the cruise season. This year, the Port of Halifax welcomed 141 vessel calls with 222,309 passengers onboard from April 27 to November 2, 2015. The biggest passenger day was October 16, 2015 with approximately 10-thousand passengers.

November 19, 2015
CMA CGM gains slots to Prince Rupert, capping busy year for port. The announcement this week by CMA CGM that it will share slots on China Ocean Shipping Company's trans-Pacific service from Asia to Prince Rupert, Canada, caps off one of the more eventful years in the short history of the port's container operations: in that span, the port launched an expansion project, gained a major service and made steps to prepare for another expansion. Attracting more U.S.-bound cargo has driven cargo up 31 percent year-over-year in the first 10 months of 2015.

November 4, 2015
Port of Thunder Bay Sees Strong Results in Grain & General Cargo. Thunder Bay Port Authority (Thunder Bay, Ontario), November 4, 2015. The Port of Thunder Bay experienced an above-average October. There was both import and export activity in general cargo in October, with shipments of inbound mining equipment and outbound scrap.

November 2, 2015
More than 92000 passengers and crew members visited Montreal in 2015. According to preliminary numbers, more than 92,000 passengers and crew members transited through the cruise terminal this season, representing a nearly 30% increase over the 2014 season and a 94% hike since the Montreal Cruise Committee was created in 2011.

October 13, 2015
G3 Enhances Eastern Canadian Origination Footprint with Construction of a new lake terminal at the Port of Hamilton. G3 Canada Limited (G3), a newly formed Canadian agribusiness, announced today that it will construct a new lake terminal at the Port of Hamilton to originate grains and oilseeds out of Southern Ontario for export to global markets.

October 5, 2015
Statement by Wendy Zatylny, President of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities, on the Trans-Pacific Partnership

5 Octobre, 2015
Déclaration de Wendy Zatylny, présidente de l'Association des administrations portuaires canadiennes, sur le Partenariat transpacifique

October 2nd, 2015
Canada’s Ports Positioned to Capitalize on New Opportunities. Innovative approach is taking our ports to another level.

2 Octobre, 2015
Les ports canadiens bien positionnés pour saisir les nouvelles occasions. Une approche novatrice permet à nos ports de franchir une nouvelle étape.


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