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Montréal’s cruise season sees a record 33% increase in 2017

Montreal's existing cruise terminal with Mackay Pier oppositeThe Port of Montréal welcomed 114,517 passengers and crew members during the 2017 cruise season, up 33% compared to 2016. In all, some 21 ships representing 16 international cruise lines moored 52 times at the newly renovated T1 Terminal located at the Alexandra Pier in Old Montréal and at Terminal T3 located east of Jacques-Cartier Bridge. (cruisebusiness.com)




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Cruise Ships Can Now Be Powered By Electricity At The Port Of Montreal

The Maasdam leaving MontrealThe Montreal Port Authority (MPA) is pleased to announce that its shore power project has been completed and that vessels docking at the Port of Montreal’s new cruise terminal can now be powered by electricity. This two-pronged project is expected to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2,800 tonnes per year.




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Announcing Arctic Shipping Forum North America

The Russian icebreaker 50 Years of VictoryOn the 1st of January 2017, the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters – more commonly known as the Polar Code – entered into force. Drawn up by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the Polar Code provides an international standard that all ice-going vessels must meet if they are to travel through polar waters. (infomarine.net)




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”History Of Ships” – Exhibition At The New Cruise Terminal: A Trip Through Montreal’s Rich Port History

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) is pleased to announce the opening of its History of Ships exhibition, which will welcome the public starting July 19, 2017, at 11 a.m. The exhibition is being held at the Port Centre on the second floor of the new Cruise Terminal on Alexandra Pier, at 200 De la Commune Street, Montreal.




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Cruise Canada New England Symposium Notebook

Ports, cruise lines and other stakeholders around the Cruise Canada New England region had plenty of news and notes at the Cruise Canada New England Symposium being held in Montreal. The news ranged from new cruise lines looking at the region to ports considering expansion plans. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Cruise Canada New England to Present 2026 Strategic Plan in Montreal

The Maasdam leaving MontrealCruise the Saint Lawrence will host the 19th annual Cruise Canada New England Symposium in Montreal in June. The event will serve as the backdrop for the launch of the 2017-2026 Cruise Canada New England strategic plan – covering where the group sees itself in ten years and how it will get there – touching on infrastructure development, summer traffic and more. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Montreal Ready for Big Fall Season

Montreal's existing cruise terminal with Mackay Pier oppositeThe Port of Montreal announced it is expecting 46,000 cruise passengers for the fall foliage season, extending from August 31 through October 22 with 29 ships expected to dock at the temporary cruise terminal located in Eastern Montréal and at the McKay pier in Old Montréal. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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New Montreal Cruise Terminal Set for May 2017 Debut

The new cruise terminal under construction in Montreal will open next May, according to Yves Gilson, director, marketing and cruises for the Port of Montreal. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Montreal Reports Record Cruise Season

The 210-berth Saint Laurent. In this pic she is moored in MontrealMontreal has reported a record cruise season that came to a close with Regent Seven Seas’ Navigator today departing on a 14-day cruise from Montreal to Miami. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Montreal Applauds New Quebec Maritime Strategy

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) has welcomed the Quebec government’s announcement introducing the first ever Quebec Maritime Strategy. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Montreal Launches Cruise Season

Montreal welcomed its first cruise ship of the season on May 12. With just over 71,000 domestic and international passengers expected this year—plus 19,000 crew members, the port said that more than 90,000 cruise visitors will descend on Montréal this season. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Montreal Expects Big Cruise Season

On May 12, the Port of Montreal will mark the first ship of 2015, as it sets sail with some 200 cruise passengers aboard. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Montreal Reports Strong 2014 and Increase for 2015

The Port of Montreal has reported 71,044 passengers and crew for this year, up 2 percent from 2013. Projections for 2015 call for 92,000 passengers and crew on 73 calls. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Montreal to Get Terminal Upgrade

Montreal will be receiving a terminal update to its cruise operation, according to Marie-Claude Leroux, vice-president, corporate affairs, overseeing property services at the Montreal Port Authority. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Rivages du Monde to Homeport in Montreal

Rivages du Monde has chosen Montréal as its home port for its cruise ship, the Saint-Laurent Prestige for the entire 2015 season. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Montreal Expecting 9,300 Passengers in Next 4 Days

From October 1 to 5, four ships will pass through the Montréal Cruise Terminal in the Old Port during a week that marks the start of peak cruise season in the city. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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New Great Lakes Chicago To Montreal Cruise By The “Saint Laurent” on August 28, 2015, Plus Six Gulf of St Lawrence Cruises

The Cruise People is pleased to be able to offer a unique Great Lakes cruise leaving Chicago on August 28, 2015, and taking in Mackinac Island, an excursion into Lake Superior, Georgian Bay and the Ojibwé, the Henry Ford Museum, Niagara Falls, the Thousand Islands and the St Lawrence Seaway, finishing in Montreal nine nights later.




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Montreal: Cruise Season Begin Impressively

The first ship of the 2014 cruise season will call in Montréal on May 17. Holland America’s Maasdam will arrive from Fort Lauderdale at 8 a.m. with over 1,266 passengers. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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