September 18-21 2017
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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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and advancement of the Canadian Port Industry.
• ACPA members contribute greatly to the local, regional
and national economy of Canada with over $400 billion worth of goods
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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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Current or Past Issues!
January 9, 2017
THE PORT OF SEPT-ÎLES HANDS OUT ITS 30th CANE TO THE FIRST SHIP OF THE YEAR
The M/V AM Krakow, a Marshall Islands registered vessel, sailing from Ghent, Belgium, was the first ship to arrive in Sept-Îles this year, at 3:50 a.m. on January 1, 2017. The vessel arrived empty and docked on January 8 at IOC Rio Tinto dock Nº 2. It will set sail again today with 78,580 tons of iron ore destined for Ghent, Belgium.
January 9, 2017
Sunda First vessel of the year at the Port of Trois-Rivières
The Sunda is the first ocean-going vessel from an
overseas port to dock at the Port of Trois-Rivières in 2017. It reached the port on
Sunday January 8, at 6:51 p.m., following an 11-day non-stop Atlantic crossing. It left the Port of Bilbao in Spain on December 28, 2016.
January 9, 2017
Port of Thunder Bay Closing Season on High Note
The 2016 shipping season will officially close today, January 9, 2017 with the arrival of an inbound shipment via the vessel MV Frontenac.
January 4, 2017
AWARDING OF THE 178TH GOLD-HEADED CANE IN THE SPIRIT OF THE 2017 CELEBRATIONS
Montreal Port Authority (MPA) President and CEO Sylvie Vachon today presented the Gold-Headed Cane to Shipping Agent Denis Blondeau of SMK Tanker Agency, who accepted it on behalf of South Korean national Captain Danel Ju, master of the Chem Sirius, the first ocean-going vessel to enter the Port of Montreal without a stopover in 2017.
December 16, 2016
$25,650 Given to Saint-Dominique-et-Sainte-Catherine-de-Sienne School by Roue libre-Port de Trois-Rivières Cycling Team.
A few days from the beginning of the Holiday Season, the Roue libre-Port de Trois-Rivières team is making a generous donation to the students of Saint-Dominique-et-Sainte-Catherine-de-Sienne School of $25,650, which it raised by participating in the Grand défi Pierre Lavoie (GDPL). Read more English | Français
December 15, 2016
Final Seaway surge expected before shipping season ends
Chamber of Marine Commerce (Ottawa, Ontario), December 15, 2016. The St. Lawrence Seaway is expecting a strong finish to the shipping season as freighters deliver critical raw materials and exports for North America's industrial and agricultural sectors before the waterway closes December 31. According to The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation, total cargo shipments reached 30.3 million metric tons for the period from March 21 to November 30. In December, dozens of ships were still in the navigation system.
December 13, 2016
District Energy System is a Model for a Smart, Sustainable Port
Hamilton, ON - Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) and Hamilton Utilities Corporation (HUC), through its subsidiary HCE Energy Inc., are partnering to implement an Industrial District Energy System (IDES) on Pier 10 at the Port of Hamilton. The system will include an energy centre consisting of a 2 megawatt (MW) natural gas engine that will provide electrical power to the grid, while at the same time 'co-generating' hot water and steam to supply port tenant buildings and operations on the Industrial District Energy loop. The energy centre is designed to deliver clean, efficient energy to port tenants on Pier 10 in a cost competitive manner.
December 12, 2016
Fairview Container Terminal Expansion Project Reaches 75% Milestone
PRINCE RUPERT, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- The Port of Prince Rupert and DP World today announced a significant milestone in the ongoing expansion of Fairview Container Terminal.
December 8, 2016
New Boat Storage Facility for Harbour West Marina
Harbour West Marina (HWM), operated by Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) is celebrating the opening of a new boat storage facility on Pier 15. Marina customers and special guests gathered on December 8 for a first look inside the new 60,000 sq.ft / $10 million facility.
December 4, 2016
Port of Thunder Bay reports strong November
November is proving to be another strong month for the Port of Thunder Bay this year, with more than one million metric tonnes of cargo leaving the docks last month. Officials with the Thunder Bay Port Authority said cargo tonnage for the month of November was 16 per cent higher than the 10-year average.
Read more (NetNewsLedger.com)
December 1, 2016
New port CEO bullish on Hamilton's future
The new head of the Hamilton Port Authority is bullish both on the city's prospects and the role the port can play in attracting jobs and investment. Ian Hamilton, who was named Thursday as the port authority's president and CEO, is quoted.
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