Filter content by area of interest
Ports & Terminals
Port AuthoritiesContainerBulkBreakbulk/General CargoRo-Ro/AutomotiveGTOs
Cargo Handling Equipment
STS CranesYard CranesMobile CHERo-Ro EquipmentBreakbulk EquipmentLow ThroughputBulk Handling Equipment
Shipping & Logistics
Container ShippingBreakbulk/General CargoRo-Ro ShippingDry Bulk ShippingLiquid cargoesLogistics
ICT
TOSPlanning & Optimisation TechnologyWiFiMobile ComputingPort Community SystemsAsset Tracking & Monitoring
Automation
Automated EquipmentGate AutomationRemote ControlProcess Automation
Multimodal
RailInland WaterwaysShortsea ShippingRoadAir-Cargo
Container Industry
Container manufactureContainer leasingRepair/StorageTradingConversion/Innovation
Refrigeration
Operations/TransportContainer leasingEquipmentM&R/Storage
Breakbulk
General cargoProject Cargo/Heavy LiftForest productsRo-Ro/AutomotiveAgribulks
Safety & Security
InsuranceHazardous cargoLashings/SecuringLegal/Regulatory
Civil Engineering
Port & terminal construction/designCivil & Consulting EngineersDredging & ReclamationMooring & FenderingLightingPaving & Surfacing
Environment
Business
InsuranceLegal/RegulatoryAppointments/PeopleMergers/Acquisitions/RestructuringFinance/Financial ResultsTrade & Professional AssociationsBusiness/Commerce Miscellaneous
 View all Topics View all Topics A-Z
More View all Topics View all Topics A-Z

You are viewing 1 of your 1 guest articles


register  or  login  for full access to online news

Gate improvements for Montreal

The Port of Montreal will benefit from a C$32M investment to improve gate fluidity.

Linked InTwitterFacebookeCard
Canada's Transport Minister, Marc Garneau, announcing the new funding in Montreal.
Canada's Transport Minister, Marc Garneau, announcing the new funding in Montreal.

Through its National Trade Corridors Fund the Government of Canada is allocating C$18.5M to the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) for a $37 million project to increase freight mobility. The MPA will also be investing $18.5 million in the project.

 

The project is a mix of infrastructure and smart technology to better control the flow of trucks through the port’s terminals.

The four components are:

  • A new railway bridge at the port’s Boucherville Street entrance to eliminate traffic conflicts between trains and trucks.
  • Development of an “Intelligent Transport System” for port trucking in collaboration with the City of Montreal. One of the goals is to better understand the origins and destinations of trucks beyond Port territory.
  • New variable message signage.
  • Developing solutions to “modulate truck traffic at entry points based on actual activity on the terminals, thereby optimising their service offering”.

"This morning’s announcement is exciting because the project will help us provide exporters and importers with ever more smooth and efficient service, and that will keep improving our competitive position in international trade," said Sylvie Vachon, President and CEO of the MPA.

 

The Port of Montreal also stands to benefit from C$600,000 in funding has been awarded to the Université de Montréal to assess the effects of climate change on the Port of Montreal’s infrastructure. “This research project could very well contribute to strengthening the sustainability of the port system and building its resilience to natural hazards,” the port noted.

Linked InTwitterFacebookeCard

You may also be interested in...

ZPMC moves in

Bunking up the logs for easy moves

Pulp facts to the fore in Montevideo

Hyster clamps up on reel handling

Sizing up the breakbulk market

Getting on the intermodal track

Related Stories

Port Solutions sells MHC to Arinaga operator

The Germany-based used port handling equipment trader has sold another mobile ha...

Buenos Aires plan under major threat

The victory of Alberto Fernández in Argentina’s general election threatens to sc...

Lübeck in cars for Russia deal

For the first time, Lübeck is a port for new automobiles. Finnlines will transpo...

ABP Southampton in £4.3M project

Ro-Ro/PCTCs: Southampton has begun a further phase of planned investment to maxi...
Linked In
Twitter