June 11, 2020 – A new project has been proposed and before proceeding, the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) must decide whether the proposed project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


To help inform this decision, the MPA is inviting comments from the public respecting that determination. All comments received will be considered public [and may be posted online]. For more information, individuals should consult the Privacy Notice on the Registry website.


Written comments must be submitted by July 11, 2020 to:


Port of Montreal

2100, Pierre-Dupuy avenue, Wing 1

Montréal, QC, H3C 3R5

Telephone: 514-283-7050

Email: communications@port-montreal.com


The Proposed Project

Under the ship to shore crane replacement program, Montreal Terminals Gateway Partnership (MGTP) will carry out, in 2020, reinforcement work of the crane rails underground foundations at berths 76 and 77 at the Port of Montreal. That construction work also includes the replacement of the drainage system between crane rails. In 2021, MGTP will receive, assemble, and install four (4) new Post-Panamax electric ship to shore cranes. In 2022, two (2) of the three (3) existing cranes will be dismantled.

At the end of the replacement and enhancement program, CAST terminal will be equipped with five (5) ship to shore cranes, an Liebherr crane and four (4) Post-Panamax cranes.

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